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Just in Time Access to

Beyond Identity

Secure your cloud architecture with just in time access to Beyond Identity, providing efficient management and enhanced cybersecurity measures.

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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 for access reviews

What is Just in Time Access?

JIT (Just-In-Time) access is a security feature in many systems that limits access to resources until the exact moment it is needed. It's purpose is to reduce the risk of unauthorized or unintended access to sensitive information or systems. It's commonly used within cloud computing and virtualization technologies to improve security and compliance.

Benefits of Just in Time Access to

Beyond Identity

1. **Enhanced Least Privilege Access:** Just in time access in Beyond Identity ensures that users are granted the absolute minimum permissions necessary for their tasks. This is aligned with the principle of least privilege which reduces the potential attack surface and accordingly, it reduces the chances of data breaches.

2. **Mitigated Insider Threats:** Just in time privilege escalation minimizes the risk of insider threats. By ensuring users only receive escalated permissions when necessary and revoking them immediately after use, it reduces the opportunity for dubious activities or misuse of access rights.

3. **Increased Operational Efficiency:** Implementing just in time access in Beyond Identity streamlines workflows, as users gain swift, on-demand access to necessary resources. By automating the process of granting and revoking access, it eliminates the need for manual handling, thereby saving time and boosting productivity.

4. **Facilitated Compliance Auditing:** The use of just in time privilege escalation simplifies auditing processes. It records each instance of privilege escalation and access, providing a clear audit trail that helps organizations easily monitor and demonstrate compliance with security regulations.

Use Cases for Just in Time Access to

Beyond Identity

1. Emergency Server Maintenance: Should a server or system unexpectedly crash or experience issues, temporary just-in-time admin access can be granted to IT staff or third-party vendors to perform urgent maintenance tasks and quickly resolve the problem.

2. Internal Audit or Compliance Checks: During internal audits or compliance checks, auditors may need access to certain sensitive systems or data. Just-in-time admin access allows these tasks to be carried out securely and without compromising long-term access controls.

3. Onboarding New Staff or Contractors: For new employees, or even short-term contractors who may need temporary administrative access for their work, just-in-time access can be granted securely, limiting the potential for misuse of the access credentials and interruptions to the workflow.

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How to Implement Just in Time Access to

Beyond Identity

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1. Planning.

  • Assessment
    Start by identifying users needing access, necessary resources, and the purpose behind it. Take stock of existing access privileges and determine if they could be minimized or eradicated. A discovery tool for entitlement might prove beneficial for improving visibility.
  • Policy Definition
    Establish clear policies about granting and withdrawing access. Add guidelines on who is authorized to ask for access, under what circumstances, and for how long. Particularly for roles with higher privileges, set time-bound restrictions.
  • Source of Verification
    Synchronize your JIT access system with an Identity Provider (such as Okta, Google Workspace, Azure AD, OneLogin) to serve as your central source of identity. Opting for separate identities over shared accounts will enhance your authorization control and improve the accuracy of audits.

2. Execution.

  • Self-Service Access Requests
    Simplify procedures by having users request access via the system itself, instead of people. Encourage user adoption by integrating with IM platforms like Slack or MS Teams. Ensure requests outline who is asking, the required service/resource/role, duration, and reason.
  • Approval Routine
    JIT access presents an opportunity for organizations to delegate approvals to individuals with business context knowledge. Resource owners and business unit managers often have superior context than IT helpdesks. Leverage messaging platforms for prompt responses, providing approvers with all necessary information for accurately informed decisions.
  • Conditional Approval Workflows
    Integrate predefined policies into workflows that regulate access permissions, dictating who can access which resources under what conditions. One effective way is by assigning if-then clauses. IF identity group X seeks access to Y, require approval from Z and notify M.
  • Integrations
    Integrate JITA with other IT and security systems to enhance flexibility; couple it with IT ticketing systems for automated access based on ticket status. Link it with data classification systems to modify policies as per data sensitivity levels. Efficient tags for resources and bundling them can simplify this process. Collaborating with on-call schedule software through automated approvals during emergencies is recommended. Align with training systems to manage access based on training completion.
  • Automated Provisioning and Deprovisioning
    Attain a comprehensive understanding of Beyond Identity to efficiently manage access either granted or revoked, which is essential for JIT Access. It reduces dependency on individuals' availability and provides automated deprovisioning of access, aligning with the principle of least privilege access (POLP). Ideally, managing all permissions in one place, rather than creating and managing separate environments for each application in your organization is recommended.
  • Access Methods
    For Beyond Identity JIT Access, APIs are recommended for their adaptability and real-time feedback. However, a combination might be necessary - SAML for authentication, SCIM for user provisioning, and APIs for precise access control decisions.

3. Maintenance.

  • Routine Audits
    Perform regular checks on access logs to confirm the JIT access is operating as intended. Look out for unusual patterns or behaviours, which can be directly examined or processed through your SIEM. Automating the user access review process can speed up evidence gathering, delegate reviewers, and ensure compliance with industry regulations or standards.
  • User Instructions
    Educate users, especially privileged ones, about least privilege, JIT Access, and its functioning. Make sure users know how to request access when necessary.
  • Feedback Mechanism
    Regularly review your JIT access practices. Seek input from users and IT staff to understand potential areas of improvement.

Following this structured procedure, you can effectively implement a robust Just-in-Time Access system for Beyond Identity.

Temporary JIT Access to

Beyond Identity

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

Beyond Identity

Entitle has an IdP integration with

Beyond Identity

Native integration
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IdP integration
Add/remove users from groups in an identity provider
JIT access: self-service requests and authorization workflows
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HR-driven birthright policies
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Full audit trails and access reviews
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Fine-grained visibility of permissions
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Fine-grained, ephemeral provisioning of permissions
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Manage temporary access to

Beyond Identity

with Entitle

  • Enjoy streamlined access management with Bundles, combining resources within Beyond Identity and other applications into a single request.
  • Benefit from fast implementation with Installation completed in minutes and full roll-out achievable within days.
  • Access over 100 pre-built native integrations to popular cloud services and applications, reducing workload and time spent on setup.
  • Utilize a nimble API-first service ensuring seamless integration with your existing infrastructure.
  • Enhance operational efficiency with our high customization ability that aligns with on-call schedules, HRIS, ticketing systems and more.
  • Achieve better governance with automated provision through our system, simplifying tasks related in 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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Mike Morrato
CISO and Global Head of IT,
Noname Security

Beyond Identity

What is

Beyond Identity

Beyond Identity is a cybersecurity company that provides password-less identity verification solutions. It utilizes advanced technology such as biometrics and private keys stored in users' personal devices to confirm identities. This method offers a greater level of security compared to traditional password-based systems.

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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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