Privileged Access Management
The ConsoleWorks Unified In-band and Out-of-Band Privileged Access Management Solution
Privileged access occurs every day to support business operations (typically in-band access at the operating system) and IT operations (typically out-of-band access at the configuration port). ConsoleWorks provides a one-stop solution for privileged access management for both in-band and out-of-band operations. Get the solution brief to learn more about privileged access management and the ConsoleWorks unified in-band and out-of-band solution.
A Clear Mandate
All privileged interfaces must be secured and all activity over them must be documented.
Securing all privileged interfaces is a vital part of any organization’s security policy. Yet traditional tools focus on specific subsets of the IT infrastructure, not the entire foundation. Most take a top-down approach, completely ignoring out-of-band interfaces. Documentation remains a manual process. Security is complicated, labor-intensive, and has numerous gaps. The practice does not meet expectations.
IT Foundation Management moves foundational security into one effective and efficient model.
IT Foundation Management approaches the security challenge from the bottom-up, covering all privileged interfaces on both in-band and out-of-band networks. There are no vendor limitations because IT Foundation Management is vendor agnostic. Privileged interfaces are secured with a common role-based access and control model. From switches to servers, operating systems to applications, databases to SANs, IT Foundation Management presents a unified and effective security solution.
Prove the Practice
Automatic capture and recording of privileged user activity resets the bar.
Documenting critical changes to foundational IT used to mean manual entry by people ‘after the fact.’ Now, using IT Foundation Management, it means immediate and automatic documentation of all changes down to the keystroke and across the enterprise. IT Foundation Management empowers oversight of all changes, the instant they happen or on demand.
Fill the Gaps
Security limited to normal operating conditions is not good enough.
Standby, single user, and fault are common conditions where hardware and software are not in normal operating mode. Yet those assets are still accessible through selected interfaces. In fact, these ‘abnormal’ but commonly occurring conditions almost always require someone to access a privilege interface to resolve the condition. But with the system outside of normal operating mode, who knows what happens while they’re in there? Unlike traditional approaches to foundational security, IT Foundation Management retains its security and automatic documentation capabilities in all modes.
Fine grained control empowers access policies that protect the business.
Privileged actors should be able to access only those interfaces needed to perform their work. Role-based access and control in IT Foundation Management ensures that interfaces cannot be accessed without permission. Users only see the interfaces assigned to them. With IT Foundation Management, there is no access to other components and there is no network access available that can compromise the security practice.
Secure the Business
A secure business is built on a secure foundation.
Human error, out-of-policy activity, and malicious insiders can compromise the very foundation the business is built on. Managing risk and protecting the business requires a comprehensive security practice that covers all foundational interfaces at all times. Automatically capturing all privileged user activity enables verification and acts as a powerful deterrent to out-of-policy behavior. IT Foundation Management provides the security the business needs with the transparency to prove the practice. Anything less exposes the business to unacceptable, and avoidable, risk.
Remote Access Management
Configuration Port Security
Baseline Configuration Management
Security In Action
A Persistent Security Demonstration
As a group, we feel we are on a mission to inform all the customers we can that there is potential danger from the Insider Threat that could bring them to their knees.Brian Mitchell, General Manager, Hospital & Physician Practice and Technology Sales, GE Healthcare