“Avoid future sticker shock” with your Privileged Access Management Security Solution
Every cybersecurity strategy needs to evolve with the changing times. Gartner's Market Guide for PAM can help you build out your strategy.
By Michael Dullea, Senior Director of Product Management
Gartner recently published the Market Guide for Privileged Access Management (ID: G00315141), 2017. Gartner highlights the trends that are shaping the cybersecurity market and provides some recommendations in choosing the right solution.
Specifically, Gartner states “Avoid future sticker shock when extending deployments by planning ahead for evolving requirements over the next two to three years; and force vendors to provide pricing for expected features that you may need to buy.”
We believe that this is an important recommendation because:
Gartner also recommends that you should “Deploy session recording as soon as possible, because this capability will add accountability and visibility for privileged activity. Include this capability as part of your selection process.”
We believe this is again a very important recommendation because we have seen customers adopt a phased approach to deployment. While this is a good approach to deploying a solution, it can make the project expensive if the PAM solution is also procured piecemeal. So, buying the credential vault, session recording, policy management separately proves to be:
In short, securing privileged access is critical as it helps reduce risks associated with high value accounts. It is important to think ahead and understand your future needs to ensure a successful deployment.
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Gartner Market Guide for Privileged Access Management, Feliz Gaehtgens, Anmol Singh, Dale Gardner, 22 August 2017
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