Stop Unauthorized Abuse of Privileged Access by Protecting Your SSH Keys: Take Control of Your SSH Keys to Minimize Your Risk of Intrusion

Provided by Venafi

Category Authentication

Type White Paper

Length 5

Publish Date May 19 2017

Date posted February 15 2018


Despite the sweeping access they grant, most Secure Shell (SSH) keys are not tightly controlled, and poor SSH key management practices can expose businesses to costly security risks. It’s important that organizations implement sound security, policy and auditing practices for SSH keys. This paper looks at the dangers of mismanaged SSH keys, and the importance and benefits of proper key management.

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