Access Management , Global Compliance , Privileged Access Management

Privileged Access: Business Promise, Breach Peril

Bomgar's Matt Dircks Talks Privileged Access Threats and Best Practices
Matt Dircks, CEO, Bomgar

IT administrators and business partners increasingly require greater levels of privileged access to enterprise networks to ensure that business gets done. Yet this very same access is all too often abused by insiders and outsiders, leading to otherwise preventable data breaches, says Matt Dircks, CEO of Bomgar.

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In a video interview at RSA Conference 2018, Dircks discusses:

  • The evolution of privileged account management;
  • Top findings from Bomgar's new Privileged Access Threat Report, including the continuing threat posed by insiders and third-party vendors;
  • Bomgar's acquisition of Lieberman Software.

Dircks is CEO of Bomgar. He previously served as the vice president and general manager for the service support product line at BMC Software and president of Full Armor, among other roles.

About the Author

Mathew J. Schwartz

Mathew J. Schwartz

Executive Editor, DataBreachToday & Europe, ISMG

Schwartz is an award-winning journalist with two decades of experience in magazines, newspapers and electronic media. He has covered the information security and privacy sector throughout his career. Before joining Information Security Media Group in 2014, where he now serves as the executive editor, DataBreachToday and for European news coverage, Schwartz was the information security beat reporter for InformationWeek and a frequent contributor to DarkReading, among other publications. He lives in Scotland.

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