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CyberArk provides constant protection of privileged accounts in the cloud

CyberArk provides constant protection of privileged accounts in the cloud

Security company CyberArk has unveiled version 10.8 of its Privileged Access Security Solution. In their own words, this is the first time that automatic detection, alerts and countermeasures for unmanaged Amazon Web Services (AWS) accounts have been offered. The new version provides constant control and protection of privileged accounts in the cloud.

V10.8 of the Privileged Access Security Solution provides a standard tool to discover, anticipate, predict and assess business risks based on risk level actions.

For example, V10.8 comes with just-in-time access for hybrid environments. This should allow users to easily switch between cloud-based and on premise Windows-based systems. In addition, the Privileged Access Security Solution is easier to deploy via Amazon Machine Images.

The new version also offers constant identification of privileged accounts, such as unused Identity and Access Management (IAM) accounts. This includes user-independent ghost accounts, and EC2 instances and accounts. It is possible for companies to track AWS accounts as soon as they are created, regardless of where they are created. It is also possible to speed up the on-boarding process of the unmanaged accounts.


V10.8 expands the capabilities for detecting and responding to threats in the cloud by sending priority automatic alerts on suspicious behavior. For companies it is possible to take over these accounts quickly, by recreating the access key and applying rotation.

“Speed is crucial in minimizing risk. By combining automation and intelligence, you will have more success in protecting organisations and their data,” says Nir Gertner, chief security strategist, CyberArk. “We can now offer a comprehensive solution to administrators who need to protect privileged access in hybrid environments, without having to face operational challenges.

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