Data Privacy and Security

Stop the Breach: Reduce the Likelihood of An Attack Through an IAM Maturity

Provided by Centrify

Category Data Privacy and Security

Type White Paper

Length 16

Publish Date February 10 2017

Date posted March 06 2017


Forrester estimates that 80% of security breaches involve privileged credentials.

In December 2016, Centrify commissioned Forrester Consulting to evaluate identity and access management (IAM) practices and technology among large enterprises. Their report found that:

  • Two-thirds of organisations have experienced a breach in the last two years.
  • Increased adoption of IAM best practices correlates to a reduced likelihood of an organisation experiencing a breach.
  • Mature organisations realise higher end-user productivity, improved transparency, and reduced findings from compliance audits.
  • Companies that experience fewer breaches gravitate towards an integrated platform solution for IAM technology.

This study serves as a practical guide on how enterprise companies can stop breaches in this new “threatscape” and save an average of $5 million.



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