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Just in Time Access to Aptible

Just in Time Access to

Aptible

Experience enhanced security and operational efficiencies with just in time access to Aptible. This feature minimizes risks, optimizes regulatory compliance and improves access management.

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Time-bound admin role escalations

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Temporary access that is revoked when no longer needed

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Faster access for employees and contractors

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Audit logs and access reviews

What is Just in Time Access?

Just-in-time access is a security measure that provides access to a system or resource for a limited period of time based on specific requirements. Instead of providing constant access, permissions are granted dynamically, as and when required. This reduces the risk of unauthorized access and potential data breaches, as access rights are strictly controlled and reduced to the minimum necessary.

Benefits of Just in Time Access to

Aptible

1. Reduced Insider Threats and Human Errors: By using just-in-time access and privilege escalation, Aptible can minimize insider threats as permission levels are temporary, and reduced to what is absolutely necessary for the task at hand. This also lowers the risk of human errors as staff don't have access to resources beyond their requirements.

2. Improved Operational Efficiency: This approach maximizes efficiency by reducing unnecessary overhead involved in managing elevated permission levels. Employees are given enough access for their task, eliminating the delay caused by excess privilege reviews and thus speeding up the overall operational procedure in Aptible.

3. Easier Auditing for Compliance: Having a just-in-time system automatically logs usage, access, and escalation activities. These logs provide crucial insight into who accessed what, making regulatory compliance for HIPAA, GDPR, or SOC 2 within Aptible easier and more transparent.

4. Least Privilege Admin Access: Just-in-time access abides by the principle of least privilege, which means giving the minimum permissions necessary for a task. Within Aptible, this helps to limit the potential damage from an accidental misconfiguration or deliberate misuse, thereby improving security posture.

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Use Cases for Just in Time Access to

Aptible

1. Managing Sensitive Data: In healthcare or financial industries, managing sensitive data like PHI or PII stored in AWS S3 can use just-in-time access to Aptible. This ensures that only authenticated users have on-time access to these resources, ensuring data security and compliance with regulations like HIPAA or GDPR.

2. Application Development & Testing: For software development companies that utilize AWS S3 for storing application data, JIT access to Aptible can provide developers and testers with timely access to the necessary resources. This increases productivity and reduces the risk of unauthorized access and data breaches.

3. Incident Response: During cyber security incident response procedures, just-in-time access to Aptible can ensure fast and secure access to affected AWS S3 buckets for analysis or damage control. This shortens the response time and mitigates the potential impact of security incidents.

How to Implement Just in Time Access to

Aptible

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Just in Time (JIT) access control is a security model that restricts user access to applications, databases, and services until it's really necessary. When implemented properly, this model reduces the risk of data breaches or unauthorized access. In this guide, we'll discuss how to implement JIT access control in Aptible, a deployment platform for secure, regulatory-compliant apps and databases.

1. Planning

  • Start by assessing your needs
    Determine which users require access to Aptible, the specific resources they need, and their reason for access. Take note of existing access rights and consider areas for reduction or elimination.
  • Develop clear, unambiguous policies
    Specify the eligibility requirements, conditions, and duration of access requests. Pay close attention to privileged user roles and ensure the access granted is time-restricted.
  • Use an Identity Provider (IdP)
    Such as Okta, Google Workspace, Azure AD, or OneLogin. Link this IdP with Aptible to ensure individual identity verification, accurate auditing, and enhanced control over authorization.

2. Execution

  • Facilitate self-service access requests
    Users should be able to request access through the system directly, ideally via integrated IM platforms like Slack or MS Teams. Each request should specify the necessary details for the access request.

  • Delegate the authority to approve requests.
    Tto individuals with a relevant business context, such as resource owners and business managers. Leverage messaging platforms to expedite informed decisions.

  • Create conditional approval workflows.
    Drive access permission workflows based on specific conditions. This way, you ensure that your organization's policies are consistently implemented across all access requests.

  • Incorporate JIT with IT and other security systems to enhance flexibility
    This includes syncing with ticketing systems for automated access requests and scheduling tools for emergency approvals.
  • Familiarize yourself with Aptible's technical details to enable automated provisioning and deprovisioning of access
    This provisioning reduces the need for manual processes and enhances your control over access management.

3. Maintenance

  • Regular Audits
    Carry out routine audits on access logs to evaluate the effectiveness of the JIT access system. Auditing helps to detect and rectify security issues promptly.
  • Feedback Loop
    Continually assess your JIT access procedures and gather feedback from your users and IT staff. Incorporate improvements in your access strategy and iterate as needed.

Following these steps carefully will help you to create a robust, secure and efficient JIT access system for your Aptible environment, minimizing the potential security risks while maintaining user productivity.

Temporary JIT Access to

Aptible

with Entitle

Entitle provides self-serve access requests, flexible policy workflows, and automated provisioning, to restrict unneeded access across cloud infra and SaaS.

Entitle has a native integration with

Aptible

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Aptible

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Manage temporary access to

Aptible

with Entitle

  • Instant visibility into all Aptible resources, roles, and entitlements is provided, ensuring transparency.
  • Provisioning of temporary and fine-grained permissions within Aptible is simplified.
  • Bundles enable grouping of different Aptible resources across various applications into a single access request.
  • With a quick installation and roll out process, Entitle also offers native integrations to countless widely used cloud services and applications.
  • As an API-first entity, Entitle is highly customizable and smoothly integrates with on-call schedules, ticketing systems, HRIS etc., to expedite access while reducing admin configuration efforts.
  • Provisioning via Entitle automates governance and streamlines tasks related to regulatory user access reviews.

"I like Entitle because it’s one of those tools I can set up and forget about. I never have to go into it and it just works."

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CISO and Global Head of IT,
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What is

Aptible

Aptible is a security management platform designed for developers. It provides solutions such as automatic HIPAA compliance, secure deployment platform, and cloud infrastructure for health tech startups. The company's end-to-end compliance automation mechanism aims to increase the security of businesses in the healthcare industry.

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What is Entitle?

Entitle is how cloud-forward companies provide employees with temporary, granular and just-in-time access within their cloud infrastructure and SaaS applications. Entitle easily integrates with your stack, offering self-serve access requests, instant visibility into your cloud entitlements and making user access reviews a breeze.

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