Today, remote connectivity has become mainstream as employees increasingly access corporate systems at their convenience, irrespective of their location or the time of day
With digital transformation gathering steam in the region, it has become vital for businesses to step up protection for their databases, secure their virtual environments and prevent insider threats. In this context, Privileged Access Management and auditing work sessions of privileged users becomes a must-have for organizations seeking to protect their critical resources.
ManageEngine, the IT management division of Zoho Corporation, has announced the launch of Access Manager Plus, a privileged session management solution for enterprises. With features like jump box support, session recording and live monitoring, the solution allows security admins to facilitate and govern remote sessions that provide users with privileged access to critical business systems.
“A lot of the digital transformation talk is centered on the business side. And everyone is on a high alert from a security perspective. I’d say that any kind of digital transformation has to incorporate not just security, but security management as well,” said Raj Sabhlok, president, Manage Engine, speaking to AME. "We’re at a time when IT needs to step up and incorporate security and management as best practices and top priority for any organization,” he added.
Today, remote connectivity has become mainstream as employees increasingly access corporate systems at their convenience, irrespective of their location or the time of day. In fact, Manage Engine studies reveal that 56%of companies worldwide either allow a hybrid form of remote work or offer a completely remote workplace. Despite being inflexible and presenting huge privacy and security risks, traditional tools like VPNs are still used by most organizations. A solution that streamlines corporate remote access, while also offering strict governance over privileged sessions for ultimate security, can remedy the risks associated with remote connectivity.
"Allowing remote access to critical infrastructure components can be a double-edged sword for IT leaders, as they have to judiciously handle the productivity it brings against the security risks it opens up. The growing complexity, modernity and heterogeneity of the infrastructure only makes it worse," said Rajesh Ganesan, vice president at ManageEngine. "With Access Manager Plus, enterprises can now build solid layers of security and compliance, and allow seamless remote access to a wide variety of target systems, boosting overall productivity."
Access Manager Plus effortlessly integrates into an organization's IT network, and allows security teams to always have the upper hand while configuring remote access and managing privileged sessions.
The enterprise-ready features of Access Manager Plus include: