CyberArk PAS ( Privileged Account Security) solution pioneered best practices that must be followed by every Organization to minimize or completely stop external attacker or malicious insider to breach privileged accounts.
Following are the high-level practices which needs to be followed -
Identify and Reduce the Number of Privileged Accounts
Eliminate Shared/Service Accounts having Non-Expiring Passwords
Automatically Changing Privileged Account Passwords
Automate Password Verification and Reconciliation
Frequently Identify, Change and Verify Hardcoded Passwords
Connect Target Systems directly without displaying Passwords to Users
Recording Privileged Sessions
CyberArk PAS Solution has out of the box functionalities to achieve the above best practices across your Organizations around the Globe.
The solution is quite intuitive in nature which can be easily rolled out across Organization quickly with out doing any major change management.
They have strong technical support team who helps Organization starting from requirement initiation till production roll out followed by continuous sustenance period.
Continuously engage with Organization through Training, Seminars to make sure the application is deployed correctly & what steps need to be taken to make sure it will sustain future Eco-system.
The initial product cost is on a little higher side which might turn off small & medium enterprises.
As it talks about security, it has a lot of hardware/software requirements for initial setup, which might make roll out timeline little lengthy.