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Critical Capabilities for Privileged Access Management


With every public breach, the importance of privileged access management becomes impossible to ignore. Security and risk management leaders can use this research to compare the effectiveness of PAM tools in the market.

Published: 16 July 2021

ID: G00734657

Analyst(s): Michael Kelley Felix Gaehtgens Abhyuday Data

Table Of Contents


Strategic Planning Assumption(s)

What You Need to Know


  • BeyondTrust
  • Broadcom (Symantec)
  • Centrify
  • CyberArk
  • Krontech
  • One Identity
  • senhasegura
  • Thycotic
  • Privileged Access Governance
  • Account Discovery and Onboarding
  • Privileged Credential Management
  • Privileged Session Management
  • Secrets Management
  • Logging and Reporting
  • Privileged Task Automation
  • PEDM - Unix/Linux
  • PEDM - Windows
  • Adjacent System Integration
  • Ease of Deployment and Scalability
  • Just-in-Time PAM Methods
  • Global Enterprises
  • Midsize and Large Enterprises
  • Secrets Management
  • PEDM
  • PASM

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