Every IT team needs to use many user IDs and passwords for managing hardware devices, servers and applications. These accounts should be accessible among all members of the IT team. Privileged accounts allow unlimited access to programs and data. If they are not properly secured and maintained, they represent a very high risk to an organization. Sometimes passwords are left as the default or are assigned well-known values and are generally not properly kept. With hundreds of systems and devices, management of privileged user identities can become a real challenge. Routine control, updates, and reporting may require significant efforts and productivity tradeoffs.
Read an illustrated example of privileged password management to learn more about challenges and drawbacks of dealing with this type of accounts.
To learn how to configure the product, please refer to the Quick Start Guide:
SC Magazine Review: Netwrix PAM provides a web-based password repository for privileged accounts... eliminating the need to use unsecure shared databases or XLS files for password sharing... This product is fairly lightweight... the installation takes just a few minutes... We did find this product to integrate well into the environment... Read more...