Delinea Unveils Granular Privileged Access Controls for Servers


Delinea, a global supplier of Privileged Access Management (PAM) solutions for seamless security, has unveiled the most recent version of its Cloud Suite offering, a program that manages authorization and privileged access for both on-premises and cloud servers. By using Delinea Cloud Suite, users can seek elevated capabilities to run certain commands or command sets that need full administrator access using a new procedure for granular privilege elevation.

Delinea’s latest Cloud Suite version also comes with new functionality enabling administrators to assign privileged roles on Linux servers with more detailed control, helping to ensure that productivity does not compromise security.

In 25 percent of all attacks, lateral moves are discovered, according to the 2022 VMWare Global Incident Response Threat Report, where hackers make use of host scripts, file storage, and synchronization.

Organizations that use Delinea Cloud Suite are given extensive capabilities that can help limit the effects of a possible breach and significantly lower the possibility of lateral movements. In order to implement least privilege best practices and strengthen security postures, IT teams can, for instance, consolidate identities across enterprise directories and cloud providers including Active Directory, Azure AD, AWS, and Google Cloud, simplify authentication, and apply granular authorization controls.

Finer Controls on Linux Servers

Privilege elevation workflows, which are now available in public preview, allow users to seek access to commands that need elevated rights when they don’t already have them. They may be activated for a single command, a group of tasks, or the whole system. Instead of constantly requesting administrator access to all commands, the new process would enable users to seek higher capabilities just for particular commands or command sets. This functionality would support the principle of just-in-time and just-enough access at a more granular level

In order to administer privileged access controls as groups of registered Linux servers rather than worldwide, Delinea’s Cloud Suite upgrade also offers profile mapping for Unix roles. This would allow for more precise privilege authorization. The risk of too privileged jobs would be reduced thanks to this feature, which also encourages best practices for least privilege.

“With this release of Cloud Suite, we are making it easier for our customers to apply finer, more granular controls for privileged access to their on-premise and public cloud servers which house their critical data,” said Phil Calvin, Chief Product Officer at Delinea.

The newest versions of AlmaLinux and Rocky Linux are supported, and group rights on Windows servers have also been added to the latest version of Delinea Cloud Suite.