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.