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Unravelling the world of PAM

In security, it’s hard to avoid the acronyms. From CERT to CISO, from SAM to SIEM, it’s no wonder security teams find it hard to communicate what it is they do. But it doesn’t get more confusing than PM, PAM and PAM. Overlapping acronyms on the journey to controlled, auditable and secure privileged accounts make it hard to know where you are – let alone what’s next.

Service Account Discovery Tool


Start securing your service accounts today

How many unmanaged service accounts do you have? If you aren’t sure of the answer, you’re not alone. Thycotic’s Service Account Discovery Tool for Windows gives you an at-a-glance overview of your Active Directory service accounts so you can start building your plan for better governance – and reduce your risk.

Hidden Risk


The hidden risks of your service accounts

While malware and ransomware continue to hit the headlines, privileged accounts remain by far the most common target for cyber crime. But none are more troublesome than service accounts. Used by applications and systems, not people, few business leaders even know they exist – let alone how to keep them safe.


Why we’re recruiting for the future at Alpha Gen

Since Alpha Generation was founded in 2013, we’ve delivered a hands-on level of care for our vendor partners and reseller partner network. Now, as our portfolio continues to grow in new and exciting ways, we’re growing our team to keep up.


Timing is Everything

The third part of a three part blog series written by Sales Director, Chris Walsh, focusing on the importance of approaching the right resellers, with the right products, at the right time, which can only be achieved by digging deep in to the UK channel.


Lead gen isn’t really what you’re looking for

This is the second part of a three part blog series, looking at how lead gen is just one ingredient in the recipe that gets vendors and resellers to success. As a distributor, we need to focus our efforts on what we do best and that’s working with the channel.


Selling more security isn’t always better

This is the first part of a three part blog series about working in the UK IT channel written by Alpha Gen’s Sales Director, Chris Walsh, we look at the relationship between distributors and resellers and what vendors are expecting.