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Bomgar Releases Free Privileged Account Discovery Tool

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  • The new Bomgar Discovery Tool discovers a variety of Windows accounts
    and generates a detailed report on the status of an organization's
    privileged credentials.
  • Using the Bomgar Discovery Tool, organizations can identify privileged
    identities that are at risk, assess the age of credentials and
    determine if they are compliant.
  • The Bomgar Discovery Tool is available for unlimited use and can be
    downloaded and run for free at any time: https://bomgar.com/discovery.

Bomgar, a leader in secure
access solutions
, today announced the release of its new Bomgar
Discovery Tool
. This free product generates a comprehensive report
revealing issues that could put an organization at risk for data
breaches and failed regulatory compliance audits. The report provides IT
security professionals with details about unsecured service accounts,
Active Directory domain accounts, and local administrator accounts.

"Today's cyberattacks and insider threats can exploit just one unsecured
privileged account to gain unauthorized access on the network, which can
quickly be elevated to access sensitive data," said Dan DeRosa, senior
vice president of product management at Bomgar. "If you can't find the
privileged accounts on your network, you can't secure them. Using the
new Bomgar Discovery Tool you can locate privileged accounts, including
ones that you might not have known existed. You can see the credentials
associated with each account and the age of the passwords to determine
if they comply with your security policies."

Automated Privileged Account Security

According to Gartner, "All the privileged accounts in the IT environment
that enjoy privileges beyond that of a standard user should be recorded
and accounted for. It is a security best practice to frequently scan the
infrastructure to discover any new accounts introduced with excess
privileges."1

With the free Bomgar Discovery Tool, organizations can identity and
document privileged identities that are at risk of compromise. Bomgar
also provides Privileged
Identity
, a commercial solution that protects IT environments by
continuously discovering, securing and rotating the credentials for all
privileged identities. Powerful privileged credentials are only
accessible to authorized users with granular levels of permissions -
preventing unauthorized, anonymous access to critical systems.

The Bomgar Discovery Tool is available for unlimited use and can be
downloaded and run for free at any time. The discovery process takes
minutes, and immediately generates a customized report about privileged
account vulnerabilities. It can be downloaded at https://bomgar.com/discovery.

Bomgar will be exhibiting and showcasing its secure access solutions at
Black Hat USA, August 8 – 9, in Las Vegas, Nevada. Join the team at
booth No. 120 for raffles, Bomgar swag and product demonstrations.
Additionally, Bomgar will be hosting speaking session on Thursday,
August 9, titled: Leveraging Identity Management to Get to Acceptable
Losses.

1Gartner, Inc., "Best Practices for Privileged
Access Management", Anmol Singh, Felix Gaehtgens, September 2017.

About Bomgar

Bomgar develops next-level identity and access management solutions that
proactively defend against privileged access vulnerabilities. The
company provides the automated technology that today's companies need to
operate at speed and scale, with the visibility needed to adapt to
today's changing cyber threat landscape. More than 15,000 organizations
in all vertical markets around the globe use Bomgar to deliver superior
support services and reduce threats to valuable data and systems. Bomgar
is privately held with offices in Atlanta, Austin, Jackson, Los Angeles,
Washington D.C., Frankfurt, London, Paris, and Singapore. Connect with
Bomgar at www.bomgar.com,
the Bomgar
Blog
, or on FacebookTwitter and LinkedIn.

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