Risk 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.
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.
71% of organizations surveyed have embraced BYOD and SaaS, but less than half have implemented formal policies to protect corporate data.
33% of respondents said their users do not follow policy and 72% of respondents are concerned about BYOD and shadow IT as exposure points.
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.
43% of respondents report having a “cloud first” strategy and 46% plan to implement one in the future.
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.
87% of respondents recognized the importance of having strong identity governance controls across the organization’s entire IT infrastructure.
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.
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.