SSH Communications Security & Conjur Deliver Industry-First Privileged Access Management Offering for Elastic Cloud
HELSINKI and WALTHAM, Mass., Dec. 17, 2015 – As companies adopt elastic cloud environments, they often struggle to deploy privileged access management (PAM) solutions that can support the rapid application changes and modern automation techniques needed to manage evolving business environments. SSH Communications Security today announced a partnership with Conjur to provide enterprises with comprehensive security controls that boost efficient delivery of business objectives and provide required oversight for compliance and audit. The partnership marks a shift in how enterprises are able to implement and manage security across their network environments, both on-premises and cloud. The combination of Conjur’s elastic cloud authorization platform with SSH automated authentication creates an industry-first identity management solution for the complex infrastructures found in today’s enterprises. For more information about Conjur, visit conjur.net.
Working with Conjur’s platform, SSH’s CryptoAuditor encrypted channel monitoring solution can operate in an elastic cloud environment in a lightweight deployment while maintaining flexibility and ease of use. The partnership empowers financial institutions, federal agencies and major enterprises with the ability to:
- Audit encryption efficiently with theability to intercept, monitor, record and replay the content of the most common data-in-transit encryption protocolsused in enterprise environments for interactive and automated sessions
- Connect credentials, including SSH keys, to a given user and then control the commands users are allowed to execute
- Automate machine-based security within cloud or hybrid cloud infrastructures
Kalle Jääskeläinen, vice president of solutions and services, SSH Communications Security, said:
“Enterprises want more efficiency to bridge the gap between on-premises and the cloud, and they want to be able to deploy application changes quickly in an automated fashion. They want to be able to implement security controls without losing efficiency and oversight, while trying to expedite delivery of new products that need to be updated and deployed quickly. Conjur realizes automation is key to ensuring that machine-based security is attained in the Cloud. We look forward to serving our customers with this breakthrough solution.”
Mitch Haile, vice president of products, Conjur, said:
“For modern cloud infrastructure, Secure Shell is a key tool in the enterprise management toolbox. By combining SSH’s enterprise-class authentication and audit solution with Conjur’s leading authorization platform, we enable regulated enterprises to deliver comprehensive privileged access management in all environments, including on-premises and cloud. Because machines outnumber users in modern infrastructure, it is critical to deliver security hand-in-hand with automation as enterprises move to ephemeral resources, such as containers and microservices.”
About SSH Communications Security
As the inventor of the SSH protocol, we have a twenty-year history of leading the market in developing advanced security solutions that enable, monitor, and manage encrypted networks. Over 3,000 customers across the globe trust the company’s encryption, access control and encrypted channel monitoring solutions to meet complex compliance requirements, improve their security posture and save on operational costs. SSH Communications Security is headquartered in Helsinki and has offices in the Americas, Europe and Asia. The company’s shares (SSH1V) are quoted on the NASDAQ OMX Helsinki. For more information, visit www.ssh.com
For enterprises who need to protect their infrastructure, Conjur provides proactive security with comprehensive authorization for every cloud, VM, container, service, job, and user. Conjur helps companies such as Netflix, Box, and Puppet Labs solve critical operational, compliance, and security challenges that originate in modern automated infrastructure. Headquartered in gorgeous Waltham, Massachusetts, Conjur is funded by Avalon Partners and Amplify Partners. Visit www.conjur.net and follow @conjurinc on Twitter.