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Cyber-Ark Secures Primary Targets in Critical Infrastructure Attacks – Privileged Accounts
By: Business Wire
Nov. 27, 2012 08:34 AM
Cyber-Ark® Software today announced the release of its Privileged Identity Management Suite for Critical Infrastructure Protection (PIM/CIP) to secure, manage and monitor all privileged account access and activities across Operational Technology (OT). The solution secures critical infrastructure by preventing the exploitation of local or remote access to privileged accounts – the primary target of Industrial Control Systems (ICS) and SCADA cyber-attacks.
Privileged Accounts Emerge as Primary Target of Critical Infrastructure Attacks
PIM/CIP Secures Critical Infrastructure –Protects the Privileged Pathway
Cyber-Ark’s PIM/CIP identifies, secures, manages and tracks all privileged account access and activities across the operational environment, preventing potential cyber-attacks by controlling and monitoring all privileged activities. Cyber-Ark PIM/CIP enables critical infrastructure organizations to:
“The built-in flaws of ICS and OT systems have left our critical infrastructure increasingly vulnerable to attacks. As we saw with Stuxnet, the Shamoon virus at Saudi Aramco, and similar high-profile attacks, privileged account vulnerabilities have emerged as the priority target for cyber-attackers,” said Roy Adar, vice president of product management, Cyber-Ark Software. “Cyber-Ark’s PIM/CIP identifies and protects these privileged access points, securing each organization from the inside out. In addition, the suite provides a comprehensive audit trail for ensuring compliance regulations laid out by NERC CIP, CFATS and NRC.”
For more information, visit the website or download the following whitepapers: Cyber-Ark for Critical Infrastructure Protection, Cyber-Ark for Secured Remote Access and Complying with NERC CIP Standards.
Cyber-Ark® Software is a global information security company that specializes in protecting and managing privileged users, sessions, applications and sensitive information to improve compliance, productivity and protect organizations against insider threats and advanced external threats. With its award-winning Privileged Identity Management, Privileged Session Management and Sensitive Information Management Suites, organizations can more effectively manage and govern data center access and activities, whether on-premise, off-premise or in the cloud, while demonstrating returns on security investments. Cyber-Ark works with more than 1,100 customers, including more than 35 percent of the Fortune 100. Headquartered in Newton, Mass., Cyber-Ark has offices and authorized partners in North America, Europe and Asia Pacific. For more information, please visit www.cyber-ark.com.
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1 ICS-ALERT-12-046-01A—Increasing Threat to Industrial Control Systems, Oct. 25, 2012
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