The best privileged account tool I've found
October 12, 2019

The best privileged account tool I've found

Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer
Score 10 out of 10
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Overall Satisfaction with CyberArk Privileged Account Security

We utilize CyberArk for privileged account management for sensitive and shared accounts across our technology organization. We utilize it for local admin passwords across multiple datacenters as well as any other set of credentials that might be utilized by multiple people. We use it to control, monitor and govern sensitive account usages and to ensure that nobody knows the password as much of the time as is possible.
  • 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.
  • It can be hard to work with the native back end vault which is reduced and hardened OS with minimal operating capabilities.
  • Reporting could be better.
  • CyberArk has enabled us to better secure our privileged account credentials.
  • CyberArk automatically detects new servers on our network and takes ownership of the local admin password.
  • CyberArk allows us to better govern, and audit, privileged account usage in our org.
  • CyberArk can be architected to be fully redundant and disaster-ready.
I've managed to compete for solutions to CyberArk in the past as a Security Program Manager and found that CyberArk is truly the best-of-breed PIM/PAM tool. Cyberark has a fuller set of supported use cases and a more mature overall operating model. Everyone else is playing catch up!
I've been an engineer and architect in the Identity space for many years and CyberArk is the #1 tool I've found to help me secure accounts and credentials. I've architected CyberArk and built the implementation from the ground up twice in previous roles and found it here upon my arrival at my current job. I wouldn't want to have to live without it as it helps me sleep at night!

Do you think CyberArk Privileged Account Security delivers good value for the price?

Yes

Are you happy with CyberArk Privileged Account Security's feature set?

Yes

Did CyberArk Privileged Account Security live up to sales and marketing promises?

Yes

Did implementation of CyberArk Privileged Account Security go as expected?

Yes

Would you buy CyberArk Privileged Account Security again?

Yes

I always recommend CyberArk based on my experiences at several different jobs and industries. It does a great job of helping you create all kinds of use cases and approval flows for accessing and using privileged accounts. It also does a great job securing local admin passwords on servers. End-users of the system are able to quickly and easily start utilizing the more secure method of obtaining credentials in minimal time with minimal overhead/tax on their work time.

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