One Identity

Understanding Privileged Identity Theft

Published by Quest

What do ​seven of the ten largest data breaches in the 21st century have in common? Privileged Identity theft, the compromise of credentials to privileged accounts, was explicitly indicated in post-mortem reviews of these mega-breaches.

By stealing the identity of a privileged user - someone with access rights to administrative and service accounts on servers, network devices and other business critical systems - cyber criminals can steal data on an industrial scale.

Read this white paper to discover:

  • Why privileged identities pose a big risk to your organization
  • How privileged accounts are compromised, and why current methods fail to stop these attacks
  • How advanced privileged access management solutions can protect your business from these threats

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