PAM Can Reduce Risk of Compliance Failure but Is Part of a Bigger Picture
Paul Fisher | Senior Analyst

"The importance of privileged accounts to digital organizations and their appeal to cyber attackers has made Privileged Access Management (PAM) an essential component of an identity and access management portfolio. Quite often, customers will see this as purely as a security investment, protecting the company’s crown jewels against theft by organized crime and against fraudulent use by internals. More successful cyber-attacks are now enabled by attackers gaining access to privileged accounts. However, that is only part of the story."

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