Privileged Access Management for Dummies

Privileged Access Management for Dummies

Published by: Research Desk Released: Jun 26, 2023

A fast, easy read to get up to speed on privileged access management and security basics

With so many recent high-profile breaches accomplished through the compromise of passwords on privileged accounts, it’s time all cybersecurity stakeholders got educated. This free, 24-page book, Privileged Access Management for Dummies, gives you, your IT staff, and business stakeholders a practical understanding of Privileged Access Management and its security implications. 

    • What is a privileged account? 
    • Where do privileged accounts reside throughout the IT environment? 
    • How privileged accounts function? 
    • What are the risks associated with privileged accounts?
    • How do I best protect privileged accounts from malicious hackers and insider threats?

Learn all this and a lot more. 

Simple enough for beginners, smart enough for experts

Privileged Access Management for Dummies is written for IT and systems administrators, along with security professionals responsible for protecting your organization from security threats. It assumes a basic level of IT expertise and experience but is also great for educating business users and others on the importance of privileged account security practices.