MasterSAM: Mastering Secure Access Management Service
Managing cyber security has become the most challenging mission in today’s fast-changing technology and business landscape. Government and various industries continue to add new regulations and strengthen existing rules mandating data protection (including Regulatory Compliance such as ISO27001/2, PCI-DSS, MAS-TRM, SOX-404, among others). The challenge of compliance regulation and security requirements is to move fast to adapt to rapidly changing threat landscape and advancement of technology. Well positioned to cater to this requirement is Silverlake MasterSAM, a firm that helps customers to fulfill compliance guidelines like ISO 27001/27002, PCI-DSS, MAS - TRM, BNM - GPIS1, SOX 404/2002, HIPAA and APRA.
Being among the top three compliance solution providers, Silverlake MasterSAM, with insights from cybersecurity professionals--including compliance risk auditors to exchange ideas about best security practice-- helps organizations adopt best security practices in protecting the privileged access to the IT systems and networks. “We are committed to delivering the 4A principle (Authorize, Authenticate, Access, Audit) to help organizations achieve the best practice in Privileged Access Management,” says Sanjeev Dhar, Managing Director at MasterSAM.
With a strong emphasis on “listening to customers' needs” and creating value by offering and empowering clients with most innovative and practical cybersecurity products and services Silverlake MasterSAM caters its clients three products--MasterSAM Star Gate, MasterSAM Frontline, and, MasterSAM PMS. These three products help to secure and monitor privileged credentials and access across an enterprise’s IT environment. MasterSAM Star Gate is an 'agent-less' architecture that has been designed secure privileged credentials in the IT environment. This single platform also provides to the customer automated password management, apps-to-apps password management, smart surveillance, engine2-Factor authentication, and single-sign-on access control policy--one of the few to do it.
We are committed to deliver the 4A principle (Authorize, Authenticate, Access, Audit) to help organizations achieve the best practice in Privileged Access Management
MasterSAM Frontline, on the other hand, helps to track a user's activity sessions--thus deploying ‘controlled surveillance’, which can only be examined by the privileged employees selected by a company's management.
Acting as a centralized console, MasterSAM PMS, controls and configures MasterSAM Secure, Gateway, and Frontline. It performs the compliance audit for companies, synchronizes users from Active Directory, providing approval matrix, comprehensive Request, and manages privileged ID passwords among others.
Silverlake MasterSAM offers multiple deployment options (agent-less, agent-based and Hybrid) for its products which are carefully architected for customer specific environment and needs.Silverlake MasterSAM also offers multiple hosting models (Software, Hardware Appliance, Subscription, Virtual Appliance, On-Premise/ Cloud) to suit a broad customer landscape.
Clients from different industry verticals leverage Silverlake MasterSAM technology and solutions to address real world problems. The firm also offers an outside-in approach, Fintech Enablement and Rendering for risk mitigation in the ITSecurity, ITOps, Business Ops of its customers and partners. “Coupled with our investments in research and development along with a constant lookout for value-based collaborative partnerships, we regularly tread on new grounds to overcome cybersecurity challenges,” says Dhar.
MasterSAM has been in business since 2004, and the company's prowess in the PAM space has been proven over time–with many successful solution implementations over the years. The company's successful assimilation into the Silverlake Group in the year 2015 and the increased exposure to more than 300 customers that use the Group’s software solutions and services will only help the company's ability to accelerate and deliver business value to its customers and partners. Silverlake Group has also been awarded the "Core system platform partner of choice" for three of the five largest ASEAN super-regional financial institutions covering ASEAN, China, Japan, Australia, New Zealand, EMEA (Europe, Middle East, Africa) and South Asia.
“We continue to embrace the challenges and focus our research and development in the privileged access management domain. At the same time, we constantly support the integration with surrounding cybersecurity solution and new technology, to ensure that our clients maximize the value of their investment in an integrated platform. We are also expanding our business extensively across APAC region,” concludes Dhar.