White paper

Best Practices for Identity and Access Auditing in a Heterogeneous Environment

This white paper discusses the challenges that IT organizations face in auditing identities and access in heterogeneous environments, including Windows, Unix, Linux, and/or Java resources. It also presents use cases, and identifies best practices to secure and simplify identity and access management.

We review:

  • Auditing user and administrator rights: the who
  • Tracking activity and preventing unwanted change: the what
  • Detecting authentication and authorization failures: the how
  • Notifying of critical events or changes: the when