The Australian Signals Directorate’s (ASD’s) Top 4 Strategies to mitigate targeted cyber intrusions – application whitelisting, patching applications, patching operating systems, and privileged account management – mitigate more than 85 percent of intrusion techniques that the Australian Cyber Security Centre responds to. Most organisations already employ patching solutions. Most have not deployed application whitelisting and privileged account management (PAM) solutions, however, even though the latter in particular have matured in recent years. In fact, PAM topped Gartner’s top 10 list of new projects for security teams to explore in 2018.
The emt Distribution MSP Privileged Account Management Survey 2018, sought to gain insights into the security services MSPs offer and their customers’ cyber security maturity, with a primary focus on password or privileged account management.
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