BeyondTrust Sweeps 2016 Homeland Security Awards (Videos)

BeyondTrust, the leading cyber security company dedicated to preventing privilege misuse and stopping unauthorized access, has swept the 2016 Homeland Security Awards competitions.

BeyondTrust’s PowerBroker for Unix and Linux was named American Security Today’s Gold Award Winner, in the 2016 ‘ASTORS’ Homeland Security Award Winner for Best Access Control & Authentication System.

Additionally, BeyondTrust was named a winner in the 2016 GSN Homeland Security Awards Best Privileged Access Management Solution category for the third consecutive year.

The BeyondTrust PowerBroker solutions help government organizations prevent the theft, abuse and misuse of privileged credentials in advanced cyber attacks while better containing threats and limiting damage.

American Security Today’s comprehensive ‘ASTORS’ Homeland Security Awards Program recognizes the most outstanding product development achievements and exciting new technologies to address the growing homeland security threats our Nation is facing.

The program was organized to recognize the most distinguished vendors of physical, IT, port security, law enforcement, and first responders as well as federal, state, county and municipal government agencies in acknowledgment of their outstanding efforts to ‘Keep Our Nation Safe – One City at a Time.’

(The BeyondTrust PowerBroker Privileged Access Management Platform is a modular, integrated solution that provides visibility and control over all privileged accounts and users. Courtesy of BeyondTrust and Vimeo)

With regard to the GSN awards program, they aim to honor the most outstanding technologies and innovations of homeland security solutions providers, as well as the most notable programs, projects and initiatives of government agencies at federal, state, county and municipal levels.

About BeyondTrust PowerBroker for Unix and Linx

BeyondTrust PowerBroker for Unix and Linux allows IT organizations to efficiently delegate Unix and Linux privileges and authorization without disclosing passwords for root or other accounts, record all privileged sessions for audits—including keystroke information—and achieve privileged access control requirements without relying on native tools or sudo.

BeyondTrust Powerbroker
There are no required changes to the Unix/Linux kernel
or operating system or system reboots after installation.

Benefits of BeyondTrust PowerBroker for Unix and Linux include:

  • Enhanced security through fine-grained, policy-based control of privileged accounts
  • Enables segregation of duties by compartmentalizing IT tasks
  • Replaces, and simplifies migration from existing open-source tools such as sudo with a commercially supported solution
  • Achieve policy driven command elevation and auditing—down to the system level—with no change to the user experience
  • Enables compliance through keystroke logging and DVR-style recording of all activity performed by the user
  • Centralize single pane of glass management
  • Common Criteria Certified

(Enterprise passwords are the keys to your IT kingdom, and abuse or misuse of those credentials is the cause of most data breaches today. Courtesy of BeyondTrust and Vimeo)

PowerBroker enables organizations to improve server security while simplifying privileged access management deployments and reducing costs.

(PowerBroker Endpoint Least Privilege closes security gaps left by other solutions, providing you with comprehensive visibility and control over user, account and system security. Courtesy of BeyondTrust and Vimeo)

The Leidos (formerly SAIC) Common Criteria Testing Laboratory conducted the testing of PowerBroker for Unix & Linux, and the National Information Assurance Partnership (NIAP), the United States approving authority, granted the Common Criteria certificate (# 10691) that became effective on August 30, 2016.

PowerBroker for Unix and Linux achieved protection profile certification in Enterprise Security Management—Policy Management Version 2.1, and U.S. Government Approved Protection Profile—Protection Profile for Enterprise Security Management-Access Control Version 2.1.

“BeyondTrust is proud to have been recognized individually by American Security Today and Government Security News in their prestigious Homeland Security Awards Programs,” said Tami Gallegos, Federal Manager, BeyondTrust.

“Hundreds of U.S. Federal and State and Local organizations rely on BeyondTrust PowerBroker solutions to effectively and efficiently manage privileged access in their departments and agencies to combat risk of breach, and we’re pleased to provide government organizations with tools that address this need.”

BeyondTrust logoBeyondTrust is a global information security software company that helps organizations prevent cyber attacks and unauthorized data access due to privilege abuse.

Our solutions give you the visibility to confidently reduce risks and the control to take proactive, informed action against data breach threats.

And because threats can come from anywhere, we built a platform that unifies the most effective technologies for addressing both internal and external risk: Privileged Access Management and Vulnerability Management.

Our solutions grow with your needs, making sure you maintain control no matter where your company goes. BeyondTrust’s security solutions are trusted by over 4,000 customers worldwide, including half of the Fortune 100.

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