Six simple steps to managing privileged passwords

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Six simple steps to managing privileged passwords

One of today's biggest IT headaches is managing privileged passwords, the super-powerful codes such as administrator on a Windows server, Root on a UNIX server, Cisco Enable on a Cisco device, as well as embedded passwords found in applications and scripts.

If privileged passwords are not properly managed and secured, it leaves critical applications and the data they contain vulnerable to deliberate or inadvertent misuse, breaches and data theft. In fact, up to 70 percent of system breaches are caused by internal users, and in particular, privileged...

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