TechValidate Research on CyberArk

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537 Customers Surveyed

4,159 Data Points Collected

69 Published TechFacts

61 Published Case Studies



Selected Research Highlights


CyberArk Customer Testimonial

CyberArk works by applying solutions to avoid the most common cyber attacks and unwanted or even malicious insiders to break through our infrastructure.

IT Analyst, Large Enterprise Industrial Manufacturing Company

CyberArk Case Study

Case Study: Hydro-Québec

Introduction

This case study of hydro.qc.ca is based on an April 2018 survey of CyberArk customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service.

“We often have external consultants who come here to deliver a project, and they know certain passwords which should be changed once the project is delivered. CyberArk’s CPM (Credential Protection Manager) does just what the doctor ordered. We also have started using PSM (Privileged Session Manager) to reduce the risk of users knowing the Admin Passwords in order to troubleshoot server issues.”

Challenges

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

  • Resolved the following challenges after using CyberArk:
    • Rampant password reuse across multiple accounts
    • Securing credentials used by applications
    • 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
    • Wanted to be better prepared for an audit
  • 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

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
    • Monitoring and recording privileged sessions
    • 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:
    • Domain admin accounts
    • Network device accounts
    • Database or application admin accounts
    • Local admin accounts on workstations
    • Service accounts
    • SSH keys
  • Plans to integrate the following tools with CyberArk within the next 18 months:
    • Authentication (DUO or OKTA, RSA)

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 stayed the same.
  • Reports that with CyberArk, the time required to manage and maintain privileged account and credential security has reduced.

CyberArk Customer Fact

PwC uses CyberArk for securing privileged credentials in a vault, rotating credentials based on policies, monitoring and recording privileged sessions, and managing third-party / remote access.

CyberArk Case Study

Case Study: Global 500 E-Commerce Corporation

Introduction

This case study of a Global 500 E-Commerce Corporation is based on an April 2018 survey of CyberArk customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service.

Cyberark is a user-friendly tool, we can easily do integration/implementations to protect our passwords in our environment compared with other tools.

Challenges

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

  • Resolved the following challenges after using CyberArk:
    • 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
    • Wanted to be better prepared for an audit
  • 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 third-party access
    • Secure privileges on endpoints
    • 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
    • Securing credentials used by applications
    • 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
    • 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)
    • Discovery (ForeScout, BMC)
    • 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 a lot.
  • Reports that with CyberArk, the time required to manage and maintain privileged account and credential security has reduced.


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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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