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Cyber-Ark and CUNA Mutual Group Present Session at Gartner Identity & Access Management Summit 2010

November 11, 2010

Joint Presentation to Outline Best Practices for Establishing Enforceable Policies for Better Managing and Monitoring Privileged Accounts in Microsoft Environments

NEWTON, Mass. — November 11, 2010Cyber-Ark® Software, a leading global software provider for protecting critical applications, identities and information, today announced details of its participation at the Gartner Identity & Access Management (IAM) Summit 2010. In a joint session with customer CUNA Mutual Group entitled "Starting Privilege Discussions in Microsoft Environments: Policy First," the companies will detail the importance of mitigating the compliance and security vulnerabilities accentuated by privileged users and accounts in Microsoft environments. CUNA Mutual Group is a leading provider of financial services to credit unions, their members and valued customers worldwide. Cyber-Ark is a Platinum sponsor of the event and will be exhibiting at booth #5.

  • Michael Lindskov, senior information technology security manager and enterprise architect, CUNA Mutual Group
  • Adam Bosnian, executive vice president Americas and corporate development, Cyber-Ark Software
What:The session, "Starting Privilege Discussions in Microsoft Environments: Policy First," will focus on re-evaluating current approaches to the management and monitoring of enterprise Windows Services accounts. Executives will use real world examples to highlight special audit and compliance pressures within Microsoft environments while detailing the significance of establishing greater situational awareness and security intelligence through policy-focused privileged identity management. With these evolving audit and compliance pressures, Lindskov and Bosnian's presentation will detail the importance of establishing one centralized policy for all types of privileged access, emphasizing that privileged identity management conversations must start with policy, not discovery. Attendees will gain specific insights into the tools, including Cyber-Ark's Privileged Identity Management Suite, that are necessary to establish these privileged identity management best practices in Microsoft environments.
When:Tuesday, November 16, 2010 10:45 – 11:45 AM
Where:The event will take place at the Sheraton San Diego Hotel & Marina. Cyber-Ark's booth is #5.

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About the Gartner IAM Summit 2010
The Gartner Identity & Access Management Summit 2010 provides the practical insight and innovative thinking needed to move forward effectively. This year's agenda explores IAM's coming transition from IT infrastructure to business intelligence resource and will focus on the trend toward innovative new ways to leverage this rich cache of data to deliver new business value and satisfy growing compliance and regulatory imperatives. More information is available at

About Cyber-Ark
Cyber-Ark® Software is a global information security company that specializes in protecting and managing privileged users, applications and highly-sensitive information to improve compliance, productivity and protect organizations against insider threats. With its award-winning Privileged Identity Management (PIM) and Highly-Sensitive Information Management software, organizations can more effectively manage and govern application access while demonstrating returns on security investments. Cyber-Ark works with more than 700 global customers, including more than 35 percent of the Fortune 50. Headquartered in Newton, Mass., Cyber-Ark has offices and authorized partners in North America, Europe and Asia Pacific. For more information, visit

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