IAM and best practices still under utilized

Is it surprising that 50% of user accounts remain active when employees leave?  How about that 90% of companies don’t have automated security audit capabilities?  Or that 7 out of 10 companies still only use usernames and passwords for all authentication?  These are the startling findings of a survey of 259 IT professionals in the UK, as reported by IT Pro.

Perhaps I shouldn’t be so surprised — based on the lax attitudes I frequently witness on security projects, the more shocking story would be if the majority of enterprises had comprehensive identity and security solutions in place… 

Mike

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Mike Waddingham is senior Information Technology management consultant with over 30 years of industry experience. He is the owner of Code Technology Corp.