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Likelihood to Recommend

CyberArk Privileged Account Security

The system is great for enterprise or larger IT departments or teams where temporary or full access may be given using privileged IDs. Requirements for needing local admin access is also eliminated which can help with specific Windows workstation related tasks. It can be very useful when working with remote teams or contractors who may need temporary access to a system when required.
Craig Lockley | TrustRadius Reviewer

Venafi

Venafi allows an engineer to automate the full provisioning process not only installing the certificate to multiple applications but also configuring specific requirements for that application.
Sherman Heard | TrustRadius Reviewer

Pros

CyberArk Privileged Account Security

  • Automatically discover new servers on the network and take control of the local admin password by vaulting it and ensuring nobody knows the password. A different password on every server.
  • Automatically roll the password in a configurable manner - after each use, after a certain period of time, etc.
  • Track and govern sensitive account usage by ensuring only properly authorized users can access the vault and obtain the credentials and then monitor usage.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Venafi

  • Digital Certificate Inventory Management and Monitoring
  • Digital Certificate Lifecycle Processes to include ownership and roles and responsibilities
  • Easy automation integration into many common products
  • Certificate Trust Store Management
Dean Glover, CISSP | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cons

CyberArk Privileged Account Security

  • GUI - right now everything is on one page/dashboard. Some level of folder/Safe type view would be great
  • More options when storing passwords - especially for network based passwords
  • Better integrations with vendors like Cisco so that admins dont need to really get the password from the vault (think Last Pass type add on)
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Venafi

  • The Venafi platform is constantly evolving through its upgrades which occur every quarter to meet client's specific needs. This is an outstanding model however the documentation that follows the upgrades could be more thorough.
Sherman Heard | TrustRadius Reviewer

Support Rating

CyberArk Privileged Account Security

CyberArk Privileged Account Security 8.4
Based on 7 answers
Customer support and technical support have always been great when we require assistance. Especially when we come across issues that we're not familiar with.
Larissa Ruelas | TrustRadius Reviewer

Venafi

No score
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Alternatives Considered

CyberArk Privileged Account Security

It is known as one of the safest products in the market. It has good support and is also available as on-premise. You can run it virtually on VMWare (and probably on other hypervisors as well). You can have a second instance on bare metal and that makes it a very safe system.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Venafi

Each public certificate provider has their own flavor of certificate automation, but they are not that flexible and only work with their own products.Certified Security Solutions CMS is a lightweight tool that directly competes with Venafi, but is not nearly as robust or feature risk. This is a straight forward management solution that is best fitted for the smaller companies.
Dean Glover, CISSP | TrustRadius Reviewer

Return on Investment

CyberArk Privileged Account Security

  • Decreased the probability of an external cyber attack to privileged accounts..
  • Management can control privileged account life cycle management more effectively
  • Recording privileged sessions allows our organization to play back exactly the point of a breach or malicious behavior
  • Automated system to manage and verify passwords, as privileged accounts are constantly created and deleted
  • Automatic PWD change functionality will substantially decrease probability of PWD theft or misuse.
Sujeet Swain | TrustRadius Reviewer

Venafi

  • An outage is a very devastating event to any large corporation and can cost millions. Venafi's ability to prevent these outages has proven to be a great return on investment for our environment and has helped protect the bottom line.
  • Venafi automates certificate installation with an included feature to schedule the install in advance. This is a great benefit of the tool because it eliminates human error and prevents any forgotten or overlooked certificates to be renewed. After installation Venafi will also validate the certificate to confirm that it has been installed properly. This shows just how thorough this tool really is.
  • Security compliance is of the utmost importance in a large organization for auditing purposes and certificate security policies but at times can prove to be difficult to enforce. Venafi has proven to play a pivotal role in enforcing these policies in our environment.
Sherman Heard | TrustRadius Reviewer

Pricing Details

CyberArk Privileged Account Security

General

Free Trial
Free/Freemium Version
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Entry-level set up fee?
No

Venafi

General

Free Trial
Free/Freemium Version
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Entry-level set up fee?
No

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