Risk Is IT’s Problem No Matter What

Risk Is IT’s Problem No Matter What

Risk Is IT's Problem No Matter WhatRisk Is IT’s Problem No Matter What

A survey says that risks created by departments beyond IT are still its responsibility, therefore, enterprises should focus on identity governance.

Failure to Understand Actions Creating RiskFailure to Understand Actions Creating Risk

55% of respondents said one key reason non-IT departments introduce the most risk is that they don’t understand what actions and behaviors result in risk.

Latest Applications Adopted Without Formal PoliciesLatest Applications Adopted Without Formal Policies

71% of organizations surveyed have embraced BYOD and SaaS, but less than half have implemented formal policies to protect corporate data.

Disconnect Between Policy And EnforcementDisconnect Between Policy And Enforcement

33% of respondents said their users do not follow policy and 72% of respondents are concerned about BYOD and shadow IT as exposure points.

Identity Governance Key to Managing RiskIdentity Governance Key to Managing Risk

71% of respondents said their organization’s data would be less exposed if they were better equipped to manage it. 71% of respondents whose organization has introduced identity governance solutions believe they will result in a more automated and efficient organization.

Hybrid IT Environments a RealityHybrid IT Environments a Reality

43% of respondents report having a “cloud first” strategy and 46% plan to implement one in the future.

Data Breaches Are the Cost of Doing BusinessData Breaches Are the Cost of Doing Business

60% of enterprises expect to be breached this year and 33% do not expect to know when that happens. On average, respondents admitted losses of $4 million as a result of a data breach in 2016.

Identity Is KeyIdentity Is Key

87% of respondents recognized the importance of having strong identity governance controls across the organization’s entire IT infrastructure.

Emerging Exposure PointsEmerging Exposure Points

Unstructured data (emails, files, documents, PDFs, etc.) resides outside applications and the structured corporate system, making it harder to manage. It is not always clear who has access to that data.

Hazards of Safeguarding Unstructured DataHazards of Safeguarding Unstructured Data

60% of respondents are concerned about managing and safeguarding sensitive data in such files and 70% believe they are not equipped to fully protect it.

CIO Insight Staff
CIO Insight Staff
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