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CA Technologies Delivers Privileged User Governance to Better Protect Against Insider Threats
|By Business Wire
|November 30, 2016 09:01 AM EST
CA Technologies today announced a new release of CA Identity Suite that
includes integration with CA Privileged Access Manager for governance of
privileged accounts and new, flexible deployment options for agility,
speed and ease-of-use in identity management and access governance
helping to save time and save money.
“Identity and access management technology is designed to both protect
and enable the business and its digital transformation initiatives,”
said Mordecai Rosen, senior vice president and general manager, CA
Security business. “The latest release of CA Identity Suite enhances
security and time-to-value by providing privileged user governance to
help mitigate the insider threat, and proven workflow templates and a
new virtual appliance option to dramatically accelerate deployment. This
allows our customers to focus their time and resources on building new
and compelling applications and services, rather than deploying and
integrating the underlying infrastructure.”
Privileged User Governance Helps Mitigate Insider Threat
CA Identity Suite’s integration with CA
Privileged Access Manager adds a layer of security and compliance
measures for privileged users. The integration addresses the need for
consistent governance processes and a holistic view of all user access –
privileged or not. With capabilities to manage access certifications,
requests, provisioning and de-provisioning, CA Identity Suite helps
ensure the practice of “least privilege” applies to privileged users so
they only have the access needed to do to their jobs. It also helps
prevent fraudulent or erroneous actions with the ability to run
segregation of duties checks on privileged users and their roles,
activity and access.
“Gartner believes that significant value is derived from integrating PAM
technologies with other technologies in your IAM portfolio. One specific
opportunity for integration involves PAM and identity governance and
administration (IGA). A combined PAM and IGA solution provides
organizations with increased control, visibility and governance over all
user accounts in their environment, which helps reduce vulnerabilities
such as an insider threat,” wrote Lori Robinson, Gartner analyst, in Securing
Privileged Accounts Through PAM and IGA Integration.*
Simplified Deployment and Configuration Delivers Cost Savings,
New deployment tools include a virtual appliance and proven,
pre-configured user scenarios that provide CA Identity Suite customers
with an enhanced user experience and the ability to meet growing
security and compliance needs quickly at a lower cost.
In a survey of more than 100 CA Identity Suite Users, 70 percent report
that using CA Identity Suite has reduced costs more than 25 percent.**
The new virtual appliance reduces costs even further with installation
and configuration time going from days to minutes so the solution is up
and running faster to support business and compliance needs.
Organizations also can avoid high recurring software licensing costs
with the appliance providing pre-installed instances of an operating
system, application server and directory.
Complementing the virtual appliance in driving fast time-to-value, the
latest release of CA Identity Suite includes Deployment Xpress – a
marketplace of pre-configured use case scenarios drawn from hundreds of
deployments. Instead of developing common identity management scenarios
from scratch, the pre-packaged use cases meet most customer needs for
common, consistent identity management services and are easily and
quickly deployed across the entire enterprise. What can take weeks to
configure with other solutions can be done in just a few days with CA
Identity Suite, even if customers want to do customization on approval
workflows or branding.
CA Technologies is a Platinum sponsor of Gartner
IAM Summit held Nov. 29 – Dec. 1, 2016 in Las Vegas. Visit booth
#109 or CA.com/security
for more information on CA’s Security portfolio and CA
* Gartner, Securing Privileged Accounts Through PAM and
IGA Integration, by Lori Robinson, November 16, 2016.
** TechValidate survey of 107 users of CA Identity Suite, June
About CA Technologies
CA Technologies (NASDAQ:CA) creates software that fuels transformation
for companies and enables them to seize the opportunities of the
application economy. Software is at the heart of every business in every
industry. From planning, to development, to management and security, CA
is working with companies worldwide to change the way we live, transact,
and communicate – across mobile, private and public cloud, distributed
and mainframe environments. Learn more at www.ca.com.
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