ESG Research Report: Passwordless Technology Critical to Reducing Risk
Passwordless authentication is a Top 5 strategic initiative
Hot off the press! The Enterprise Strategy Group (ESG) conducted a research study on how organizations are evaluating identity and access management (IAM) technologies.
The report entitled, “Securing the Identity Perimeter with Defense in Depth” surveyed over 488 IT and cybersecurity professionals who have focused projects on IAM technologies.
Key research findings Include:
Other highlights include:
- Identity Management is Complex — requiring significant investment in IT and/or security staff, often with outsourced managed and professional services.
- The Need to Operationalize Different Forms of Authentication — passwordless authentication reduces risk and increases IT security and efficiency.
- Assessing Risk Across Human and Non-human Identities is a Priority — Identities, especially over-permissioned and under-utilized, are vectors for attacks and breaches.
Get the latest IAM report today (15 min read)!