SSH Key Management: Why PAM Tools Fail in Managing SSH Keys?

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Privileged Access Management (PAM) tools make the promise of managing SSH keys, but in practice, they fail to do so. This leads to a large portion of SSH access remaining unmanaged - up to 80%.

This white paper explores reasons why PAM tools aren't enough to manage your entire SSH key estate.

The 3 problems of PAM tools are:

  • PAM tools cover only 20% of SSH access

  • PAM tools apply traditional passwords management concepts to SSH keys

  • PAM tools lack a future-proof strategy to manage the ever-growing SSH key landscape

Find out how to solve the SSH key management problem in a proven way in the white paper >>>

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SSH key management resources

Guide SSH Key Management Compass 2023: 9 Ways to Manage Your Encryption Keys Get the guide
White paper The Future of Cybersecurity is Passwordless & Keyless Get the white paper
Blog post The Key to a Secure Future is Centralized Password and Key Management Read the blog post
Blog Post Passwordless and Keyless SSH Demystified Read the blog post
Expert article A Guide to Passwordless and Keyless Authentication Read the guide

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