This white paper presents the eight biggest identity and access management (IAM) challenges associated with adopting and deploying cloud and SaaS applications, and discusses best practices for addressing each of them.
In today's cloud-based, mobile IT world, the need for security is rapidly growing. As enterprises continue to depend on the cloud for delivery of applications and more workers are using multiple types of devices to access those applications, the need to control who has access to what is also growing. This Technology Spotlight discusses the challenges of cloud identity access management and provides guidance on which IAM architectural solutions would benefit your business.
Sixty-three percent of data breaches involve weak, default, or stolen passwords.
Why? To put it simply, password fatigue. Think of all the passwords you keep track of for your personal needs—your mobile banking app, your Gmail, your Facebook account, your Amazon Prime… the list goes on. Best practices tell us that we should use a unique and complex password for every service, but due to increased cloud adoption—enabling anytime access to applications from any device—users lean toward convenient but risky password practices.