e-DMZ Security Reveals Innovative Approach To
Control Developer Access to Production at 360°IT
Combination of Total Privilege Access Management Modules Facilitate Solution
September 21, 2010 08:05 AM Eastern Daylight Time
WILMINGTON, Del.--(EON: Enhanced Online News)--e-DMZ Security, the market leader in privileged user and
privileged access management, today announced it will reveal an innovative approach to control developer access to
production along with exhibit partner UK reseller Preventia, during 360°IT - The IT Infrastructure Event, being held
in London, UK September 22-23, 2010. Additional information on this new approach can be downloaded at:
A typical approach within network infrastructures is to implement a production and non-production (QA/Test)
environment. Motivation for this approach is the sensitivity to resource/application problems and/or outages which
can impact revenue; invoke regulatory fines as well as create untold impact on corporate image if an issue arises. As
a result, enterprises typically create a distinction between their production network/infrastructure and
There are a number of points raised in granting developer access to production:
l Is the individual authorized to access the production system?
l Is the individual authorized to make changes to the production system?
l Did the individual make only the changes authorized and were the changes made correctly?
Access Control mechanisms are fundamental to managing the first two points while the third point is the one that has
the potential to generate headlines but is the most difficult to manage and detect, since despite correct authorization,
there is no visibility of the changes made.
Availability, rather than Audit, is often the primary concern of the developer in accessing a production system that
has a failed application; and when asked developers are hard pressed to explain exactly what they did to resolve the