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Vodafone selects CyberArk for privileged accounts

19 May 2015

Vodafone has selected US-based security firm CyberArk to manage its accounts, identities and applications. 

The telco has selected the CyberArk Enterprise Password Vault and CyberArk Privileged Session Manager, to ‘ensure that its privileged accounts are highly secure’ while enabling full management of privileged credentials based on security policy, and controlling and monitoring privileged user access across critical machines.

CyberArk was selected as part of a global across Vodafone’s global networks. The Privileged User Management Access (PUMA) programme consists of a number of focus areas aimed at ensuring a consistent and cohesive approach to securing privileged accounts across the company.

Cyberark has offices and partners worldwide and is a partner to over 1800 global businesses. as offices in the U.S., Israel, U.K., France, Germany, Netherlands and Singapore and serves customers in more than 65 countries.

“It’s exciting to be working with Vodafone during the initial stages of its new PUMA programme,” says Nick Baglin, vice president of sales, EMEA at CyberArk. 

“Vodafone is an extremely forward-thinking company and we’re delighted to help them proactively address the critical challenges around the security and management of privileged accounts.”

Fleur McFarlane, Vodafone New Zealand external communications manager, confirmed CyberArk will be implemented at Vodafone New Zealand over the coming months, "to help protect and manage our privileged accounts.”

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