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TechValidate Research on CyberArk

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159 Customers Surveyed

1,382 Data Points Collected

70 Published TechFacts

60 Published Case Studies



Selected Research Highlights


CyberArk Case Study

Case Study: Large Enterprise Retail Banking Company

Introduction

This case study of a large enterprise banking company is based on an April 2018 survey of CyberArk customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service. The profiled company asked to have their name blinded to protect their confidentiality.

Challenges

The business challenges that led the profiled company to evaluate and ultimately select CyberArk:

  • Resolved the following challenges after using CyberArk:
    • Balancing security with productivity
    • Securing credentials used by applications
    • IT admins having more privileges than they truly need
    • Too many endpoints with local administrator privileges
  • Adopted CyberArk’s privileged access security because of the following compelling business drivers:
    • Initiated a proactive security project
    • Failed an audit
  • Selected a solution for privileged access security to:
    • Enforce strong passwords, store them in an encrypted vault, and rotate them
    • Simplify audit and compliance requirements

Use Case

The key features and functionalities of CyberArk that the surveyed company uses:

  • Uses CyberArk for the following:
    • Securing privileged credentials in a vault
    • Rotating credentials based on policies
    • Securing credentials used by applications
  • Managing the following types of privileged accounts, credentials, and secrets with CyberArk in the next 12 to 18 months:
    • Microsoft Windows admin accounts
    • NIX admin accounts (UNIX and Linux)
  • Plans to integrate the following tools with CyberArk within the next 18 months:
    • DevOps (Docker, Chef, Puppet)

Results

The surveyed company achieved the following results with CyberArk:

  • Reports that since adopting CyberArk to manage their privileged accounts and credentials, they are now significantly more secure.
  • Reports that since adopting CyberArk to secure their privileged accounts and credentials, the time and cost of audit reporting has stayed the same.
  • Reports that with CyberArk, the time required to manage and maintain privileged account and credential security has stayed the same.

CyberArk Customer Satisfaction Rating

A Security Manager at a Global 500 insurance company would be likely to recommend CyberArk for this reason:

I have learned a lot from the EPV (Enterprise Password Vault), and the support I get from the various CyberArk modules.

CyberArk Case Study

Case Study: Global 500 Mechanical and Industrial Engineering Company

Introduction

This case study of a Global 500 chemicals company is based on an April 2018 survey of CyberArk customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service. The profiled company asked to have their name blinded to protect their confidentiality.

“Keeping privileged credentials stored in the vault and auto managed makes it virtually impossible for an attacker to steal the credentials. In the case that vaulted credentials do become compromised, we utilize aggressive rotation policies so the password is not even good for more than a business day.”

Challenges

The business challenges that led the profiled company to evaluate and ultimately select CyberArk:

  • Resolved the following challenges after using CyberArk:
    • Balancing security with productivity
    • Rampant password reuse across multiple accounts
    • Too many endpoints with local administrator privileges
  • Adopted CyberArk’s privileged access security because of the following compelling business drivers:
    • Initiated a proactive security project
    • Wanted to be better prepared for an audit
    • Were driven by a board-level or executive mandate
  • Selected a solution for privileged access security to:
    • Limit the exposure of privileged credentials
    • Enforce strong passwords, store them in an encrypted vault, and rotate them
    • Simplify audit and compliance requirements
    • Remove hard-coded credentials from applications and scripts, including applications built using DevOps methodologies
    • Secure privileged accounts and credentials for non-IT users (Finance, HR, Marketing)

Use Case

The key features and functionalities of CyberArk that the surveyed company uses:

  • Uses CyberArk for the following:
    • Securing privileged credentials in a vault
    • Rotating credentials based on policies
    • Securing and rotating shared service accounts
    • Monitoring and recording privileged sessions
    • Detecting and responding to attempts to circumvent privileged access controls
    • Securing credentials used by applications
    • Securing secrets used by DevOps and Continuous Integration/Continuous Delivery (CI/CD) tools
    • Securing workstations by removing local privileges
  • Managing the following types of privileged accounts, credentials, and secrets with CyberArk in the next 12 to 18 months:
    • Domain admin accounts
    • Microsoft Windows admin accounts
    • NIX admin accounts (UNIX and Linux)
    • Network device accounts
    • Database or application admin accounts
    • Cloud admin consoles for IaaS or PaaS (Amazon Web Services, Microsoft Azure, Google Cloud, OpenShift, Pivotal Cloud Foundry)
    • SaaS accounts (Microsoft Office 365, Salesforce, Box, Concur)
    • Local admin accounts on workstations
    • Application credentials
    • Service accounts
    • SSH keys
  • Plans to integrate the following tools with CyberArk within the next 18 months:
    • Analytics (Palo Alto Networks, FireEye)
    • Authentication (DUO or OKTA, RSA)
    • The cloud (Amazon Web Services, Microsoft Azure, Google Cloud Platform)
    • DevOps (Docker, Chef, Puppet)
    • Identity and access (Sailpoint, RSA)
    • SIEM (Splunk, Fortinet, LogRhythm)
    • Vulnerability management (Qualys, Rapid7, Tenable)

Results

The surveyed company achieved the following results with CyberArk:

  • Reports that since adopting CyberArk to manage their privileged accounts and credentials, they are now significantly more secure.
  • Reports that since adopting CyberArk to secure their privileged accounts and credentials, the time and cost of audit reporting has reduced.
  • Reports that with CyberArk, the time required to manage and maintain privileged account and credential security has reduced.

CyberArk Customer Testimonial

Securing privileged credentials is a cornerstone to building a secure infrastructure and CyberArk in an integral tool to accomplish this.

Engineer, S&P 500 Health Care Company



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About CyberArk

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