This document describes privileged access management using Hitachi ID Privileged Access Manager. It links business problems to technology and describes the benefits of robust, enterprise-scale control over elevated privileges.
The remainder of this document covers:
Differentiating between administrator, service and embedded accounts, all three of which must be secured, each using its own mechanism.
Building a business case for automation to secure access to privileged accounts.
Linking privileged access security to regulatory requirements.
Identifying the key technical barriers to deploying and scaling up an enterprise-wide privileged access management system.
Functional capabilities of Privileged Access Manager.
Architectural elements in Privileged Access Manager that allow it to be scaled up.
Logging and analytics included in Privileged Access Manager to meet audit, forensic, diagnostic and regulatory requirements.