Privileged Identity Management: 7 tips to make it work for you

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PIM tools help get a handle on sprawling accounts and disjointed management of privileged access. If you do it right. Here are seven key strategies.

For more background on PIM, see the companion article Too much access? Privileged Identity Management to the rescue.

Develop a long-range and short-range strategy. While your organization may be addressing particular pain points—an audit failure on a particular platform or in a business group, operational problems with a manual process, production interruptions or a data breach inadvertently or intentionally caused by someone with shared credentials—lack of PIM is usually a systemic problem that touches all enterprise systems.

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