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Securing Embedded Passwords with Hitachi ID Privileged Access Manager

Applications often need to connect to other applications or services on the network to function. For example, a web application may have to connect to one or more databases to retrieve or update data, to web services to initiate transactions, to a directory to create or update user objects, etc.

When an application connects to a network service, it uses credentials - normally an ID and password - to do so. This raises some questions about password management:

  1. Where is the password used by an application to sign into a network service stored?
  2. Does the password ever change?
  3. How is the stored password protected against compromise?

A privileged access management system must be able to address these questions.

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