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PAM
Thycotic named Gartner Peer Insights customers’ choice for Privileged Access Management
January 2022
Centrify was also listed as an Established PAM provider based on user interest and adoption. 
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PAM
Thycotic and Centrify complete merger, target PAM market
April 2021
The combined company has now begun integrations and will operate under the temporary name ThycoticCentrify.
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Remote Working
40% of businesses sacked staff due to breach of security during COVID-19
August 2020
"The reality is the weakest link in any organisation continues to be the human element."
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Identity and Access Management
'Immature' firms struggling to manage credential compromise
February 2019
It’s highly likely that a data breach will involve some kind of privileged credential abuse but it’s still one security issue that is being overlooked by many organizations.
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Centrify
Mega users affected by credential stuffing attack; 15,000 affected
July 2018
Users of file sharing website Mega have been tripped up in a credential stuffing attack.
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GDPR
Companies caught between crooks and compliance - Centrify
June 2018
“The challenge that faces companies is they have to defend against cyberattacks while also having to comply with multiple regulations."
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Cybersecurity
Centrify and Vectra Corp bring identity platform to A/NZ
May 2018
Centrify senior director APAC sales says that Vectra had the experience and expertise to open new doors for the Centrify security platform in A/NZ.
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Centrify
Now's the time for Aussie firms to review their security, say vendors
February 2018
Australians simply aren’t prepared for the Notifiable Data Breaches scheme, even just with less than two weeks to go before the scheme takes effect.
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Cybersecurity
BREAKING: Uber tried to sweep data breach of 57m people under the rug
November 2017
In October last year hackers stole the personal data of 57 million customers and drivers from Uber and it has only just emerged now.
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Cybercrime
Experts share their opinions on Uber breach - some supportive, some scathing
November 2017
A number of experts have come forward to share their opinions on the huge Uber breach affecting 57m people that was kept under wraps for a year.
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Identity and Access Management
Seven ways identity and access management can take the edge off data risk
November 2017
"A breach can wipe out company value, as we saw it with Yahoo!’s acquisition price devaluation of $350 million after its data breaches. "
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Big Data
Cloudera boosts big data capabilities for cybersecurity
October 2017
Cloudera, Centrify, StreamSets and Arcadia Data to work on speeding up deployment on Cloudera’s cybersecurity hub.
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Phishing
ACSC Threat Report highlights real-world effects of cyber attacks
October 2017
he organisation says that amongst all the usual security culprits, Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attacks have set new records.
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Centrify
Australia's cybersecurity is 'undermined' by skills shortage
October 2017
Cybersecurity is being undermined by the ongoing skills shortage and Australia will need at least 11,000 new security employees to keep up.
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Centrify
Aus study finds data breaches slice 5% from share prices
August 2017
Australian organisations hit by a data breach may see their share prices drop as much as 5% and take months to recover from the incident.
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Cybersecurity
HBO breach: Centrify says ‘winter is coming’ for passwords
August 2017
HBO’s soft underbelly was laid bare to the world after hackers stole 1.5 TB of data from its systems - Centrify says passwords' days are limited.
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Identity and Access Management
Cybersecurity firm Centrify hits 'major sales milestone'
August 2017
Cybersecurity firm Centrify has hit what it calls a ‘major milestone’ across the 2016-2017 financial year by achieving US$100 million in sales.
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Cybersecurity
Centrify warns hospitality industry is weak against data breaches
July 2017
The alert from Centrify come as the Sabre Corp data breach continues to claim victims around the world, with Trump Hotels the latest announced.
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Apple
Centrify targets local admin access on Macs through latest identity management update
June 2017
Macs in the enterprise are prone to careless administrative account maintenance and passwords are being shared further than they should be.
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Identity and Access Management
81% of passwords are hacked: Time to step up the authentication game
June 2017
Passwords alone are not enough to prevent hacks, according to Centrify.
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Identity and Access Management
Centrify expands mobile security offerings across ANZ
March 2017
Centrify has expanded its ANZ suite of mobile security offerings, and the company says both Windows and Apple-based devices can now get in on the fun.
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PAM
Centrify harnesses machine learning for user access protection
February 2017
Centrify has today launched its new analytics service to the ANZ region, which provides another solution to stop breaches in real time.
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Cybersecurity
Last-minute online Xmas shopping poses security risks
November 2016
“A disturbing find is that one in eight respondents say they would accept discounts and special offers from retailers in exchange for their password."
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Cloud Security
Centrify recognised for cloud computing security excellence
November 2016
“CIS secures and manages access to cloud apps, on-premises apps and mobile devices via single sign-on and multi-factor authentication."