These release notes provide information about the One Identity Safeguard for Privileged Sessions 6.6.1 release.
One Identity Safeguard for Privileged Sessions Version 6.6.1 is a release with new features and resolved issues. For details, see:
For a full list of key features in One Identity Safeguard for Privileged Sessions, see Administration Guide.
The One Identity Safeguard Appliance is built specifically for use only with the Safeguard privileged management software, which is pre-installed and ready for immediate use. The appliance is hardened to ensure the system is secured at the hardware, operating system and software levels. The hardened appliance approach protects the privileged management software from attacks while simplifying deployment and ongoing management -- and shortening the timeframe to value.
Safeguard privileged management software is used to control, monitor, and govern privileged user accounts and activities to identify possible malicious activities, detect entitlement risks, and provide tamper proof evidence. The Safeguard products also aid incident investigation, forensics work, and compliance efforts.
The Safeguard products' unique strengths are:
One-stop solution for all privileged access management needs
Easy to deploy and integrate
Unparalleled depth of recording
Comprehensive risk analysis of entitlements and activities
Thorough Governance for privileged account
The suite includes the following modules:
One Identity Safeguard for Privileged Sessions is part of One Identity's Privileged Access Management portfolio. Addressing large enterprise needs, Safeguard for Privileged Sessions is a privileged session management solution, which provides industry-leading access control, as well as session monitoring and recording to prevent privileged account misuse, facilitate compliance, and accelerate forensics investigations.
Safeguard for Privileged Sessions is a quickly deployable enterprise appliance, completely independent from clients and servers - integrating seamlessly into existing networks. It captures the activity data necessary for user profiling and enables full user session drill-down for forensics investigations.
One Identity Safeguard for Privileged Analytics integrates data from Safeguard for Privileged Sessions to use as the basis of privileged user behavior analysis. Safeguard for Privileged Analytics uses machine learning algorithms to scrutinize behavioral characteristics and generates user behavior profiles for each individual privileged user. Safeguard for Privileged Analytics compares actual user activity to user profiles in real time and profiles are continually adjusted using machine learning. Safeguard for Privileged Analytics detects anomalies and ranks them based on risk so you can prioritize and take appropriate action - and ultimately prevent data breaches.
New features in SPS version: 6.6:
Audit data access rules allow you to restrict users to access audit data only for sessions for which they are granted permission. When creating a new rule, you can now use a preview to ensure that the search query returns relevant results.
SPS now supports the ECDSA 256 (ecdsa-sha2-nistp256) SSH host key, which is a variant of the Digital Signature Algorithm (DSA).
The installation of the Safeguard Desktop Player on Windows has been improved. You no longer need elevated privileges to install the Safeguard Desktop Player, and for future versions, you can install the new version without first having to uninstall the previous version.
The Basic Settings > Plugins page has been renewed, and now contains more detailed information about the plugins.
You can now also verify the integrity of the plugins that you have uploaded.
You can now click each alert and event on the Search interface to view a corresponding screenshot.
You can now easily query the available server-side host keys or create a new one.
MSSQL query and server responses are now indexed and can be searched using the Search interface. You can download the relevant audit trail, open using the Safeguard Desktop Player, and export as CSV or PCAP format.