To manage privileged credentials, especially across multiple systems in complex environments, many organizations use privileged account security solutions. Qualys has integrated with such solutions for a long time, and has recently upgraded its CyberArk integration to include CyberArk Application Identity Manager. This provides organizations a simplified way to manage access to privileged credentials (passwords and SSH keys) while performing vulnerability and compliance trusted scanning, without the need to store credentials in the Qualys platform.
Lieberman Software and Qualys today announced the integration between Enterprise Random Password Manager (ERPM) privileged identity management and the QualysGuard Security and Compliance Suite, providing customers with secure password management for authenticated scanning for IT security and compliance. Lieberman Software will exhibit this functionality this week at Qualys Security Conference 2013.
Authenticated scans require privileged identity information, which can be difficult to manage in a secure way. ERPM, Lieberman Software’s flagship privileged identity management product, automatically finds all privileged accounts in the enterprise and continuously tracks, secures and controls access to each account. With the integration of ERPM and QualysGuard, customers can manage privileged credentials in ERPM for authenticated security scans of IT resources, eliminating the need to maintain unsecure duplicate static passwords to initiate QualysGuard scans, and preventing IT administrators from attempting time-intensive manual password management actions.
“We’re pleased to announce our new partnership with Qualys,” said Philip Lieberman, president and CEO for Lieberman Software. “This integration was requested by some of our mutual enterprise customers to help them more efficiently manage expansive IT infrastructures. As large cloud environments and enterprises scale to vast numbers of systems, the need to automate privileged account management is essential to the security of all systems and devices.”