Safeguarding Privileged Access to Changing Applications and Hardware
IT managers at a large US healthcare provider believed their network was secure until an audit uncovered servers and applications that were deployed without basic safeguards.
In one case a server that was hosting a clinical trial application had been configured with null administrative passwords that made sensitive patient data available to anyone with physical access to the machine.
The staff was concerned that without a means to continuously detect non-compliant hardware and applications as they were deployed on the network, the organization risked data breaches and failed regulatory compliance audits.
Download "Securing a Dynamic Network - Safeguarding Privileged Access to Changing Applications and Hardware" to learn the four key steps the IT managers took to:
- Secure privileged identities on new and changing platforms;
- Meet the control and auditing requirements of HIPAA and other compliance mandates; and
- Control, monitor and audit access to sensitive data.