3 steps to easily manage and secure privileged access
Published by Barracuda
Effective management of privileges and credentials is essential for the security of your organisation. With 74% of data breaches happening due to privileged credential abuse, it’s an area that organisations must address. cyber attackers can abuse credentials through several methods. the main approaches are social engineering and phishing, exploiting poor password hygiene and password reuse, and taking advantage of initial access brokers selling these credentials on the dark web.
To combat this, it’s vital to upgrade your approach to privileged access management. Here are three steps you can take to easily manage and secure your privileged access, helping to reduce the likelihood of both internal and external attacks:
1. Simplify compliance reporting
2. Deploy Zero Trust Network Access
3. Secure contractor access to your business