Hitachi ID Launches Privileged Access Manager, Self-Service Anywhere

Updated Hitachi ID Management Suite includes access control for privileged accounts, session monitoring, access to self-service for mobile users.

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Hitachi ID Systems, an identity and access management solutions developer, has released version 7.1.0 of its ID Management Suite that includes updates to Password Manager and a rebranded Privileged Access Manager, both with important new capabilities.

Privileged Password Manager is rebranded as Privileged Access Manager to reflect its broader functionality. This includes the ability to connect users to privileged accounts without manipulating passwords, as well as these features:

  • Session monitoring to record video display, keystrokes, and Webcam images during login sessions to privileged accounts. Session recording is accomplished without a software installation on user PCs or managed systems and without having to route user logins through a proxy server.

  • A new auto-discovery system capable of discovering, classifying, and probing more than 10,000 managed systems per hour.

  • New access-disclosure methods such as assigning temporary group memberships on Windows systems and establishing temporary SSH trust relationships on Unix/Linux systems.

  • Built-in identity management features to manage user membership in AD or LDAP groups because these groups normally control access-disclosure policies.

Version 7.1.0, of Password Manager enables mobile users with corporate laptops that use cached domain credentials to access self-service password reset from their locked-out login screen. This capability, called Self Service Anywhere, allows access to password reset and smart-card PIN reset from home, from a hotel room, and using a public WiFi hot spot or aircard.


Hitachi ID Password Manager 7.1.0 and Hitachi ID Privileged Access Manager 7.1.0 are both available now. Existing customers should contact their account representative to arrange for an upgrade. Additional information is available at