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Goodbye Passwords: Hello Identity Management

May 24, 2019

Keeping track of user names and passwords sounds easy, but it is not. In a world where protected network resources are accessed by employees on mobile devices, outside contractors, web applications and internet of things (IoT) devices – passwords just don’t cut it anymore.

The stakes are high: Eighty-one percent of confirmed data breaches in 2018 involved a compromised identity, according the Verizon Data Breach Investigations Report.

Accordingly, breaches, attacks and increased complexities around these issues are spurring the emergence of a broad range of discussions around using identity- and access-management (IAM) solutions.

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