Privileged accounts are by definition high risk accounts. Ensure they are discovered, owned, password protected and monitored.
- Administrators accessing shared privileged accounts: Control and limit the use of these privileged accounts for daily use. Achieve accountability and non-repudiation for the administrators accessing shared privileged accounts.
- Achieve accountability and non-repudiation for the administrators accessing shared privileged accounts: A PAM solution can facilitate the session monitoring, audit recording for accountability, and non-repudiation.
- Reduce the risk of sabotage by internal threats and achieve accountability: A PAM solution can change the password frequently based on the enterprise password policy.
- Administrators need ad-hoc privileged access: A PAM solution can provide workflow capabilities for approval of access requests requiring elevation of access.