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M. J. HaberPrivileged Attack Vectorshttps://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4842-5914-6_11

11. Privileged Access Management

Morey J. Haber1 
(1)
Heathrow, FL, USA
 

Privileged access management (PAM) is often referred to as privileged account management (also PAM), privileged identity management (PIM), or privileged user management (PUM). The differences are subtle, and PAM (using access) is favored over the other in the analyst community. The discipline is considered a subset of the identity and access management (IAM) or identity and access governance (IAG) market, as defined by leading standards organizations and analysts.

PAM’s primary goal is to keep your organization safe from accidental or deliberate misuse of privileged credentials ...

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