Thycotic Releases “Privileged Access Cloud Security For Dummies”

Cloud Security For Dummies

Free Book Helps IT Professionals Secure Privileged Access to Cloud Services and Apps for Remote Workers, Third Parties, and Contractors.

Thycotic, provider of privileged access management (PAM) solutions for more than 10,000 organizations worldwide, including 25 of the Fortune 100, today announced the release of a free book titled, “Privileged Access Cloud Security For Dummies,” which is available for download electronically as well as in print. This book provides IT professionals and business users with guidance on how to properly plan and implement a secure cloud access strategy founded on day-to-day best practices.

“With 77 percent of cloud breaches resulting from compromised credentials, organizations across the globe need to make safeguarding cloud access a priority,” according to the book’s author, Joseph Carson, chief security scientist at Thycotic. “As more employees find themselves working remotely, and with business users regularly accessing critical data through web connections, they must be protected with security measures that recognize we now live in a world of privileged access without perimeters.”

Written in the straightforward style that the Dummies book franchise is known for, the book helps guide IT, professionals, with:

  • Understanding the unique challenges of managing privileged access to SaaS and cloud infrastructures
  • Implementing secure privileged access for remote workers, third parties and contractors
  • Establishing best practices for securing privileged access to the cloud

Privileged Access Cloud Security for Dummies is the latest addition to the wide range of free educational resources that Thycotic provides IT professionals and business users including eBooks, white papers, and software tools.

“As more companies rely on the cloud to deliver business-critical applications and services, safeguarding access requires frictionless solutions that automate privileged access management in SaaS and IaaS platforms,” said Chris Smith, CMO at Thycotic. He pointed to Thycotic’s recent introduction of cloud, remote, and data access control products that provide authentication, authorization, and auditing for granular control of privileged access across the perimeter-less network.