SPHERE Debuts Innovative SaaS Offering Built to Identify Gaps and Risks Within a Clients Privileged Account Estate

SPHERE, a leading provider of identity hygiene solutions, is introducing its latest offering, Intelligent Discovery—an innovative SaaS solution designed to support CyberArk PAM Solutions, both SaaS and Self-Hosted deployments to provide comprehensive and insightful discovery capabilities for privileged accounts.

The platform enhances flexibility and integration and supports a wide range of sources such as Windows, Unix, AD/Azure AD, Oracle, SQL, MySQL, MongoDB, Sybase, CyberArk, and LDAP.

According to the company, SPHERE's Intelligent Discovery is designed to empower organizations with the insights needed to enhance their privileged account management, improve security posture, and streamline compliance efforts.

The company said, with its user-friendly interface and powerful discovery capabilities, Intelligent Discovery is set to become an indispensable tool for modern cybersecurity and identity hygiene strategies.

According to the company, Intelligent Discovery delivers value to organizations by offering:

  • Comprehensive account inventory: Quickly provides a complete inventory of accounts with elevated privileges within the client's self-hosted and cloud environments.
  • Gap analysis: Identifies current gaps in coverage and assesses the protection status of privileged accounts.
  • Centralized dashboard and reporting: Offers a centralized platform for viewing and understanding the risk and blast radius associated with privileged accounts.
  • Detailed enumeration: Provides thorough enumeration of Security Groups, Distribution Groups, and Nesting Structures across the client's AD environment.
  • Risk reporting: Highlights high-risk conditions such accounts with excessive privileges not managed by PAM solutions, buried privileged accounts across heavily nested groups, opaque service accounts, orphaned accounts and groups, overly permissioned local accounts to resources and more.

Organizations should consider Intelligent Discovery for:

  • Discovery of account inventory: Intelligent Discovery provided enterprises with a complete inventory of the accounts in their foundational account estate with a clear focus on those with Elevated Privilege
  • Audit and compliance: Effectively respond to audit or third-party requests with quick, comprehensive reports.
  • PAM deployment gap analysis: Gain a clear understanding of the current state of PAM deployment, including identifying missing accounts and those that are vaulted but unprotected or obsolete.
  • Accurate scoping: Accurately scope new or migrating PAM implementations.

“Intelligent Discovery represents a significant step forward in our mission to provide organizations with the tools they need to secure their digital environments effectively. This solution offers immediate insights into privileged account landscapes, enabling clients to quickly identify and address potential risks,” said Rosario Mastrogiacomo, VP of product strategy at SPHERE. “With its user-friendly SaaS model, Intelligent Discovery is accessible and scalable, making it an invaluable identity hygiene resource for businesses of all sizes.”

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