Identity-related breaches on the rise, prevention still a work in progress

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The number of workforce identities in the enterprise is growing dramatically, largely driven by DevOps, automation, and an increase in enterprise connected devices, which will only continue to accelerate identity growth, an IDSA survey of 502 IT security and identity decision makers reveals. At the same time, compromised identities remain one of the leading causes of a data breach.

According to the study, the vast majority of IT security and identity professionals have experienced an identity-related breach at their company within the past two years, with nearly all of them reporting that they believe these breaches were preventable.

“When approaching identity security, professionals must first consider...

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