eBook: Service Account Security for Dummies
Get practical tips and strategies to discover, control and secure your service accounts
Service Account Security for Dummies
Written for IT managers, administrators and security professionals, Service Account Security For Dummies is an essential briefing on this overlooked part of cyber security.
Combining an expert view with practical tips, warnings and things to remember, it’s a way to start your journey to better service account security, proven compliance and peace of mind.
Here's what you'll learn:
How to identify where your service account risks are.
Why almost all organisations suffer from service account sprawl.
Five best practices for controlling your service accounts.
How automation can help you reclaim the control you’re missing.
What's the problem?
24% of security professionals say service accounts are the most vulnerable targets for attack. That’s because they run in the background, providing invisible connectivity between applications and systems.
Few organisations truly understand their service accounts – let alone have practical, realistic ways to rotate credentials and keep them secure. Keeping attackers out means bringing these non-human accounts to the surface and increasing visibility at every stage – from provisioning to removal.