Integration Reduces Access Risks by Combining Privileged Access Controls with Enterprise-Wide Governance Policies
May 14, 2018 SANTA CLARA, CA — Centrify, a leading provider of Zero Trust Security through the power of Next-Gen Access, today announced that it has joined the SailPoint® Technologies Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: SAIL) Identity+ Alliance program and integrated its Privileged Access Service with SailPoint IdentityIQ™. This integration provides joint customers with a single pane of glass for a privileged user’s entitlements and enables issuing access requests for accounts, systems, and existing roles that are controlled by the Centrify Privileged Access Service. This allows for centralized management and control of identities to quickly identify and mitigate access risks of privileged users, while strengthening an organization’s compliance posture.
One of the essential pillars of Zero Trust Security is to limit access and privilege to minimize risk and lateral movement of bad actors. In this context, many organizations have implemented Privileged Access Management and Identity Governance solutions in their environment. However, this is often done separately.
According to Forrester¹, privileged user credential misuse makes up 80 percent of today’s breaches. Thus, it is essential for organizations to align both identity disciplines to tie privileged user entitlements back to identities managed in the governance system. Administrators will then be able to enforce certifications of entitlements, helping to ensure that they can meet compliance requirements, and maintain a secure infrastructure.
“Organizations continue to struggle with the ability to answer the fundamental questions of ‘who has access to what’ and ‘how that access is being used,’” said Bill Mann, chief product officer at Centrify. “This holds especially true for privileged users. By integrating our industry-acclaimed Centrify Privileged Access Service with SailPoint’s market-leading identity governance platform, organizations will now have the necessary transparency to confidently answer those questions, while increasing their operational efficiency.”
The Centrify integration with SailPoint IdentityIQ allows users to display Centrify Privileged Access Service data in the SailPoint IdentityIQ solution, allowing for a granular view of all existing privileged user entitlements to systems and accounts, their roles, and role memberships for access requests, attestation and remediation purposes.
“We’re pleased to welcome Centrify to the SailPoint Identity+ Alliance,” said Joe Gottlieb, senior vice president of corporate development at SailPoint. “Integrating our solutions provides organizations with increased control, visibility, and governance over privileged user accounts, reducing significantly the risk of insider threats and credential misuse.”
The Centrify SailPoint integration will be showcased at this week’s SailPoint Navigate ’18 in Austin, Texas on May 14 – 16, 2018. For additional information, visit the Centrify blog at https://blog.centrify.com/centrify-sailpoint-zero-trust-identity-governance/.
¹”The Forrester Wave™: Privileged Identity Management, Q3 2016
Centrify delivers Zero Trust Security through the power of Next-Gen Access. The Centrify Zero Trust Security model assumes that users inside a network are no more trustworthy than those outside the network. Centrify verifies every user, validates their devices, and limits access and privilege. Centrify also utilizes machine learning to discover risky user behavior and apply conditional access — without impacting user experience. Centrify’s Next-Gen Access is the only industry-recognized solution that uniquely converges Identity-as-a-Service (IDaaS), enterprise mobility management (EMM) and privileged access management (PAM). Over 5,000 worldwide organizations, including over half the Fortune 100, trust Centrify to proactively secure their businesses.
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