SecureAuth Launches Arculix for Next-Generation Passwordless Authentication & Identity Orchestration

Solution Brief

SecureAuth & CyberArk

CyberArk Privileged Account Security and SecureAuth

The Challenge

Every year, organizations spend millions of dollars on network and endpoint security, yet breaches continue to happen. To better protect themselves, organizations need to understand that most attacks involve the use of valid user credentials that have been compromised. Once attackers are inside your network, they use the credentials they have obtained to move laterally throughout the network and carry out their mission.

This is why securing identities has become today’s security perimeter — and why securing privileged credentials is particularly critical. In this new reality, authentication systems that are limited to a username and password, or even those that require just a second factor, are no longer sufficient to protect your data and applications.

The Solution

The best protection against the use of stolen or otherwise compromised credentials is strong adaptive access controls that block attackers without disrupting legitimate users. SecureAuth has partnered with CyberArk to provide the industry’s most comprehensive solution to protect privileged accounts from misuse at the identity perimeter.

CyberArk Privileged Access Manager integrates seamlessly with SecureAuth’s adaptive and multi-factor authentication to ensure that only authorized users can access privileged accounts — protecting your network with minimal user disruption.

Specifically, SecureAuth adds a layer of strong authentication to CyberArk’s privileged account security, protecting access to privileged accounts with pre-authentication risk analysis, multi-factor authentication, and continuous authentication through behavioral biometrics. This additional layer of security does not disrupt the user experience — in fact, it enhances it by providing authorized privileged users with single sign-on access to applications and resources across the enterprise.

Solution Highlights

Complete Identity Protection

  • Improve protection beyond just a password with 25+ MFA methods
  • Protect beyond MFA with the industry’s most pre-authentication risk checks
  • Stop attackers with stolen credentials and innovative ways to defeat MFA methods

Less Disruptions = More Productive Workforce

  • 90% of time, users never have to do a multi-factor authentication step
  • Empower users to go passwordless with high identity confidence
  • Reduce time further with single sign-on (SSO)
  • Tailor the authentication process to different users and resources

More Than Authentication

  • Remove password fatigue with single sign-on across on-prem, cloud, and homegrown resources
  • Improve productivity and reduce helpdesk costs/burden with self-service i.e. password reset

Granular Cloud Access Control

  • Enables you to set conditional, granular policies that dictate employee access to both sanctioned and unsanctioned cloud services based on contextual data

Security Benefits of SecureAuth + CyberArk

Adaptive access control

Secure access to the CyberArk solution with minimal disruption to users.

Flexible workflows

Enable administrators to have different authentication workflows based on the situation or environment.

Simplified strong authentication

Extend SecureAuth SSO authentication to the CyberArk solution, enabling centralized, secure access to other applications and resources.

SecureAuth Netskope Flowchart
  1. User attempts to access target system protected by CyberArk Privileged Access Manager
  2. CyberArk redirects user to SecureAuth IAM for authentication
  3. SecureAuth IAM authenticates user and redirects browser to CyberArk
  4. CyberArk authorizes user and provides access to target system

CyberArk Privileged Access Manager and SecureAuth

CyberArk Privileged Access Manager integrated with SecureAuth provides organizations with a secured adaptive authentication solution, whereby all privileged credentials used by SecureAuth to connect to different identity stores such as Microsoft Active Directory are secured and managed by the CyberArk solution.

Resources

Configure SecureAuth with CyberArk

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