TechValidate Research on CyberArk

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684 Customers Surveyed

5,339 Data Points Collected

72 Published TechFacts

61 Published Case Studies



Selected Research Highlights


CyberArk Case Study

Case Study: Global 500 Insurance Company

Introduction

This case study of a Global 500 insurance 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.

“I have learned a lot from the EPV, and the support I get from the various CyberArk modules.”

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:
    • 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
    • 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
    • Detecting and responding to attempts to circumvent privileged access controls
    • 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)
    • 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)
    • Application credentials
    • Service accounts
    • SSH keys
  • Plans to integrate the following tools with CyberArk within the next 18 months:
    • Analytics (Palo Alto Networks, FireEye)
    • DevOps (Docker, Chef, Puppet)
    • Identity and access (Sailpoint, RSA)
    • Orchestration and threat response (ServiceNow, ProofPoint)

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 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 Case Study

Case Study: Global 500 Telecommunications and Industrial Group

Introduction

This case study of a large enterprise telecommunications services 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.

“We decided that account/password management was critical before learning about CyberArk. It is a good practice to manage them and to make sure confidentiality, integrity, availability is ensured. Reliable solution – Good strategy (consistency) – Good customer service (disponibility, liability, attentive.”

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
    • Securing credentials used by applications
  • Adopted CyberArk’s privileged access security because of the following compelling business drivers:
    • Initiated a proactive security project
    • 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

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
  • 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
    • Application credentials
    • Service accounts
    • SSH keys
  • Plans to integrate the following tools with CyberArk within the next 18 months:
    • Orchestration and threat response (ServiceNow, ProofPoint)
    • 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 dramatically.
  • Reports that with CyberArk, the time required to manage and maintain privileged account and credential security has reduced.

CyberArk Customer Testimonial

Previously we were just rotating high privilege account passwords, now we manage them – CyberArk is a great product.

IT Analyst, Large Enterprise Retail Company

CyberArk Customer Fact

A federal government agency resolved challenges with rampant password reuse across multiple accounts, IT admins having more privileges than they truly need, too many endpoints with local administrator privileges, and balancing security with productivity after using CyberArk.



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About CyberArk

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