Access Auditor vs. Delinea Secret Server

Overview
ProductRatingMost Used ByProduct SummaryStarting Price
Access Auditor
Score 8.6 out of 10
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Access Auditor from UK-based company SCC is an identity management and user provisioning solution.N/A
Delinea Secret Server
Score 8.7 out of 10
N/A
Secret Server (originally from Thycotic, now from Delinea since the 2021 Thycotic merger with Centrify) is an enterprise password management application, which is available with either a cloud-based or on-premise deployment which emphasizes fast deployment, scalability, and simplicity.N/A
Pricing
Access AuditorDelinea Secret Server
Editions & Modules
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Offerings
Pricing Offerings
Access AuditorDelinea Secret Server
Free Trial
NoNo
Free/Freemium Version
NoNo
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
NoNo
Entry-level Setup FeeNo setup feeNo setup fee
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Features
Access AuditorDelinea Secret Server
Identity Management
Comparison of Identity Management features of Product A and Product B
Access Auditor
7.6
1 Ratings
6% below category average
Delinea Secret Server
-
Ratings
ID-Management Access Control7.01 Ratings00 Ratings
ID Management Single-Sign On (SSO)7.01 Ratings00 Ratings
Multi-Factor Authentication8.01 Ratings00 Ratings
Password Management6.01 Ratings00 Ratings
Account Provisioning and De-provisioning9.01 Ratings00 Ratings
ID Management Workflow Automation7.01 Ratings00 Ratings
ID Risk Management9.01 Ratings00 Ratings
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User Ratings
Access AuditorDelinea Secret Server
Likelihood to Recommend
8.0
(1 ratings)
9.0
(8 ratings)
Support Rating
8.0
(1 ratings)
6.0
(3 ratings)
User Testimonials
Access AuditorDelinea Secret Server
Likelihood to Recommend
SCC
Access Auditor is great for evaluate your Governance Process and enhances that workflow before deployment. As we had to get the business up to speed afterword and that slowed us down.
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Delinea (Centrify + Thycotic)
Great for managing access to secrets and servers and is more secure than storing passwords in a browser. The browser plugin to autofill passwords works well. Being able to schedule access ahead of time is a big plus for me as I can be forgetful. If you want a lightweight password vault, however, it may not be the best choice.
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Pros
SCC
  • Create internal/operational efficiencies
  • Improve business process outcomes
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Delinea (Centrify + Thycotic)
  • Password Management: Its entire purpose, really. Secret Server stores passwords in an incredibly easy to use way. They can be organized in groups, they contain all the information about the site or system the password is used for (including URLs for websites), and even a notes field. You can set up specific policies for expirations and complexity, and Secret Server can even generate strong passwords for you. Using a password is simple, too, since you can just click a button to add it to your clipboard; you don't even have to unmask the password.
  • Security: The passwords are stored encrypted in a SQL database, and the application requires an authenticated login. This could be local, but we tie it into Active Directory. Each folder of passwords has groups assigned (in our case, again, AD, but you can make them local groups) with different permission levels, so we can compartmentalize passwords. Desktop technicians don't have access to network switch passwords, etc.
  • Easy Setup: It took me about an hour to get the server running, from spinning up the VM to importing our old password list. It took a little longer to organize the passwords into proper folders, and then assigning groups, but it was easy to do.
  • Personal Passwords: Each user also gets a personal folder, where they can keep their own, unshared passwords. This is nice for sites or systems with individualized logins (e.g., a firewall, VPN, etc.)
  • Favorites: Secret Server lets you tag passwords as "favorites" so you can easily find ones you use constantly. The search feature is nice, but this is nicer.
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Cons
SCC
  • Product functionality and performance
  • Product roadmap and future vision
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Delinea (Centrify + Thycotic)
  • The sharing functionality NEEDS improvement. We share most passwords at a group level, but then it becomes impossible to share them with a dynamic group and one or two one-off people as well. This is a major shortcoming.
  • I don't love the interface. I feel like there is an attempt at a dashboard, but it is really not effective.
  • I've heard, but never seen, that the software can actually change passwords in the target systems. If this is part of its deliverable, I do not know how to use it, and I don't know how you would do that. Seems like a great feature for password management.
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Support Rating
SCC
It is hard to pick just one. Access Auditor has dramatically improved our processes and saved us a ton of time. Also, their support is top-notch.
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Delinea (Centrify + Thycotic)
I actually haven't had to work with support. I have spoken to a colleague of mine who has worked with support and has been pleased.
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Alternatives Considered
SCC
Even if you only use their Auditing/Access Certification tool and not their Identity Management/Password Management tools, you're still able to complete entitlement reviews for SOX or any other compliance requirements.
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Delinea (Centrify + Thycotic)
There were not very many solutions that provided the entire package of taking an account from creation and deactivating it when no longer needed, as well as providing the discovery of unknown service accounts. Other solutions like RoboForm and LastPass did not offer the ability to manage your service accounts and added layers of complication to ensure security.
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Return on Investment
SCC
  • Strong customer focus
  • Overall cost
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Delinea (Centrify + Thycotic)
  • It has increased our security profile within our organization
  • it has made implementation of complex password policies easier to achieve
  • It has assisted with the hardening of the infrastructure by automatically proecting our service accounts and rotating passwords regularly
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