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Peer Lessons Learned: Implementing Privileged Access Management

Published: 20 March 2019

ID: G00388313

Analyst(s): Peer Contributors


PAM provides secure privileged access to critical assets and meets compliance requirements by managing and monitoring privileged accounts and access. Security and risk management leaders can leverage lessons learned from their peers to use PAM tools in a long-term strategy for risk mitigation.

Table Of Contents


Peer Lessons Learned

  • Lesson 1: Gain Stakeholder Management Approval and Executive Buy-In Before Implementation
  • Lesson 2: Evaluate and Test Capabilities With a POC
  • Lesson 3: Define Business Needs Keeping a Strategic Roadmap in Mind
  • Lesson 4: Carefully Select a Vendor That Best Suits Your Infrastructure
  • Lesson 5: Map Your Implementation Plan to Organizational Needs
  • Methodology

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