Most Helpful Review
Find out what your peers are saying about CA Privileged Access Manager vs. CyberArk PAS and other solutions. Updated: September 2019.
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It reduces the viral attacks on my website. It also allows certain users access to see what happens daily.
We have received good support from the tech support team.
CA PAM is working well for us.
The DB clustering is a really good benefit of using CA PAM.
We can enforce complicated password policies and very important frequent password changes.
The product is very scalable in terms of concurrent sessions that it can handle at a time, number of device it can support, accounts that it can manage, or number of nodes that you can deploy in a cluster.
The key benefits are we improve our governance. We ensure we can build more trust in the way we run and operate our environment, and most of all is the accountability.
One of the key things for us about the product is around its simplicity. Being able to put in the technology that allows the business to remove complexity and also allow the security improvements.
The Password Upload Utility tool makes it easier when setting up a Safe that contains multiple accounts and has cut down the amount of time that it takes to complete the task.
For a while, there were individual IDs having privileged access. We wanted to restrict that. We implemented the solution so that it can be more of internal control. We can have session recordings happening and reduce our attacks.
There are no issues with scalability. Our clients are very happy to use the product.
We are maintaining compliance in PCI, SOX and HIPPA, which is a big thing. Auditors really like it, and it has made us stay compliant.
We are able to know who is accessing what and when; having accountability.
This solution is quite stable.
The most valuable feature is that it always provides flexibility, password quality and one-time user check-in and check-out.
I really like the PTA (Privileged Threat Analytics). I find this the best feature.
The setup is complex.
I would like this solution to be simpler. It should have a one-click access that works together with AWS.
An improvement for this solution is that it should not be constantly based on user name and password. There should be a condition to edit and update your username.
We experience stability issues after every patch upgrade. This is a place where CA needs to improve drastically.
The service account management functionality needs to be extended to application pools, SQL database, PowerShell scripts, service account discovery, etc.
Bring more technology into the portfolio and being able to collapse those products into a much more integrated way.
They need to do a little bit more on the mainframe side.
Instead of just giving passwords to the user based on job function, from auditing perspective, turn that cycle around. That would really help from an auditing standpoint.
Currently, in Secure Connect, an end user is required to enter account information manually, and cannot save any of this information for future use.
Integration with the ticketing system should allow any number of fields to be used for validation before allowing a user to be evaluated and able to access a server.
The initial setup of CyberArk is a challenge if you do not have prior experience with it.
Make it easier to deploy.
I think having a distributed architecture would certainly help this solution.
There was a functionality of the solution that was missing. I had noticed it in Beyond Trust, but not in this solution. But, recently they have incorporated something similar.
If we could have some kind of out-of-the box feature that you can simply say "no" so they don't have to go into a development mode, that would a really helpful feature.
Tech support staff can be more proactive.
Pricing and Cost Advice
It is reasonably priced.
It is more expensive than other solutions on the market.
I would prefer better licensing options for the 20-100 users we have at a given time.
Pricing is fair compared to other top vendors.
The licensing is simple and scalable.
Cost-wise, CA was better compared to others in the market.
In comparison to other products on the market, CyberArk is a more costly product.
This solution is considered to be more expensive than others out there on the market today.
I do not have any opinions to add about the pricing of the product.
No, I do not have any advice on the price of the product.
Network and security licenses are currently being managed by other outsource vendors, so they are facing some type of problems in the digital aspect.
With reducing the privileged account access, there has been a huge improvement. They are now bringing more accounts on a little at a time.
If you are looking at implementing this solution, buy the training and go to it.
Our risk is definitely significantly lower. Also, our resources are low.
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Also Known As
|CA PAM, Xceedium Xsuite||CyberArk Privileged Access Security, CyberArk Privileged Account Security, SSH Key Manager, Privileged Session Manager, Privileged Threat Analytics, Application Identity Manager, On-Demand Privileges Manager, Endpoint Privilege Manager|
|CA (A Broadcom Company)||CyberArk|
CA Privileged Access Manager is a simple-to-deploy, automated, proven solution for privileged access management in physical, virtual and cloud environments. It enhances security by protecting sensitive administrative credentials such as root and administrator passwords, controlling privileged user access, proactively enforcing policies and monitoring and recording privileged user activity across all IT resources. It includes CA PAM Server Control (previously CA Privileged Identity Manager) for fine-grained protection of critical servers
CyberArk is the trusted expert in privileged account security. Designed from the ground up with a focus on security, CyberArk has developed a powerful, modular technology platform that provides the industry's most comprehensive Privileged Account Security Solution.
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