December 14, 2016 IBOMLLC Team

Gemalto Global Study Reveals Security Concerns over Convergence of Personal and Workplace Identities

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Identity theft accounts for 64% of all data breaches across the globe, and consumer service breaches continue to rise, resulting in almost nine in ten (89%) enterprises addressing their access management security policies

90% of IT professionals are concerned about employees using their personal credentials for work purposes

62% of enterprises feel increasing pressure to match consumer authentication methods in the workplace

The use of two-factor authentication is on the rise, with 40% of organizations’ employees using it

Gemalto (www.Gemalto.com), the world leader in digital security, today released the findings of its Authentication and Identity Management Index, which revealed that 90% of enterprise IT professionals are concerned that employee reuse of personal credentials for work purposes could compromise security. However, with two thirds (68%) saying they would be comfortable allowing employees to use their social media credentials on company resources, Gemalto’s research suggests that personal applications (such as email) are the biggest worry to organizations.

Convergence of Personal and Workplace Identities

The enterprise and consumer worlds are merging closer together, with enterprise security teams under increasing pressure to implement the same type of authentication methods …read more

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