TechValidate Research on CyberArk

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738 Customers Surveyed

5,546 Data Points Collected

73 Published TechFacts

61 Published Case Studies



Selected Research Highlights


CyberArk Customer Testimonial

With CyberArk, by eliminating the need for individual network engineers to access the privileged account passwords to accomplish their mission, we have eliminated the passive storing of passwords by the teams. No password spreadsheets means more secure passwords.

Information Systems Security Analyst, Large Aerospace Corporation

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

CyberArk Case Study

Case Study: Large Enterprise Automotive & Transport Company

Introduction

This case study of a large enterprise automotive & transport 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:
    • Securing credentials used by applications
    • IT admins having more privileges than they truly need
    • Unmanaged or unaudited third-party / remote vendor access
    • 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
    • Experienced a breach
  • Selected a solution for privileged access security to:
    • Enforce strong passwords, store them in an encrypted vault, and rotate them
    • Secure privileges on endpoints

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
    • Securing credentials used by applications
    • Securing secrets used by DevOps and Continuous Integration/Continuous Delivery (CI/CD) tools
    • Managing third-party / remote access
  • Managing the following types of privileged accounts, credentials, and secrets with CyberArk in the next 12 to 18 months:
    • Microsoft Windows admin accounts
    • 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)
    • Local admin accounts on workstations
    • Secrets used by DevOps tools
    • 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)
    • DevOps (Docker, Chef, Puppet)
    • Identity and access (Sailpoint, RSA)
    • 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 stayed the same.
  • Reports that with CyberArk, the time required to manage and maintain privileged account and credential security has stayed the same.

CyberArk Case Study

Case Study: Global 500 Industrial Manufacturing and Electronics Conglomerate

Introduction

This case study of a large enterprise automotive & transport 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.

“Privileged accounts is the one of the primary attack vectors and needs a security and governance. In a very large, agile enterprise environment, a tool to manage, control and audit the usage of privileged accounts is absolutely mandatory. "

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
    • 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
    • Were driven by a board-level or executive mandate
    • Experienced a breach
  • 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 infrastructure and assets in the cloud
    • 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
    • Securing credentials used by applications
  • 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)
    • Application credentials
    • Service accounts
    • SSH keys
  • Plans to integrate the following tools with CyberArk within the next 18 months:
    • 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 much 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 a lot.


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About CyberArk

CyberArk is the only security company laser-focused on striking down targeted cyber threats, those that make their way inside to attack the heart of the enterprise. Dedicated to stopping attacks before they stop business, CyberArk is trusted by the world’s leading companies — including more than 50% of the Fortune 500 companies — to protect their highest-value information assets, infrastructure, and applications.

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