Part of your Privileged Access Management solution
Privileged Session Management (PSM) controls privileged user access to your IT systems, neutralizing hacks and offering unprecedented control. PSM is fast to deploy and integrates seamlessly into existing networks, so you can keep compliant with the latest security regulations and realize the ROI of better security quickly.
Stay compliant by managing access to your critical IT assets with a centralized authentication and control point.
Monitor privileged user sessions in real-time, detect rogue behavior, accelerate incident response with session termination or alerts.
Discover a breach source through detailed session data and searchable, movie-like playback. Identify risks and vulnerabilities.
Install a fully operational session management solution within a week, with minimal changes to your IT environment.
PSM acts as an application level proxy gateway. Transferred connections and traffic are inspected on an application level, rejecting all traffic violating the protocol. With this high-level understanding of network traffic you can control the features of the protocols, such as authentication and encryption methods used in SSH connections, or channels permitted in RDP traffic.
For SSH, RDP, HTTP(s), Citrix ICA, Telnet, TN3270/TN5250, VNC, X11 and VMware View protocols
Either SCP, SFTP or HTTP(s)
Based on time and user group policies
Enforce the use of two-factor authentication methods and verify the public key of users in your network. PSM has a built-in capability to verify SSH host keys and certificates – identifying servers, preventing man-in-the-middle attacks and other threats, completely independent from the authentication that the user performs on the remote server.
Including Microsoft AD, LDAP or RADIUS, and multifactor authentication backends
Describe who can use a shared user to access your remote server
Either through the built-in Credential Store, or integration with a third-party password management system
Balabit impersonates the authenticated user on the server
Avoid accidental misconfiguration
PSM operates transparently and extracts information directly from the communication of the client and the server, providing reliable data access. It records user sessions into searchable movie-like audit trails, which can be followed in real-time exactly as they appeared on the screen to monitor privileged user activity.
All remote system access recorded
Everything encrypted, signed and time-stamped
Fast forward functionality and quick, free text session search
For activity and compliance
Your network infrastructure is seamlessly integrated with a physical or virtual PSM appliance that automatically handles transparent and non-transparent connections, allowing PSM to slot in alongside your existing password management, ticketing, SIEM and system management tools. To simplify integration with firewalled environments, it supports both source and destination address translation (SNAT and DNAT).
With both network appliance and design
Including virtual LAN support and a high availability option
VMware and MS Hyper-V
In Microsoft Azure and Amazon Web Services
Privileged Access Management goes beyond password-based authentication to protect your business against privileged access misuse. The PSM component establishes a central control point for authentication and authorization, helping you to stop malicious behavior and speed up forensics without affecting the workflows of genuine, legitimate privileged access users.
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“The [Balabit] solution’s strongest points are the privileged session management, recording and search, and applying policy filters to apps and commands typed by administrators on monitored sessions.”
– The Forrester Wave, Privileged Identity Management, Q3 2016, by Andras Cser