Business Continuity – Keeping your Data Safe and Business Trading
Identity and Access Management (IAM) is one of the most important areas in IT security today and it’s only becoming more prominent as large-scale breaches within the private and public sector continue to shake consumer trust and provoke ever-increasing government regulation.
What is it?
Identity and access management (IAM) is the security discipline that enables the right individuals to access the right resources at the right times for the right reasons. Essentially, IAM provides IT Security professionals with tools and technologies for controlling user access to critical information within an organization.
Why do you need it?
Firstly, it protects your sensitive company information and data from being accessed by employees within your organisation. In many cases, users sometimes have more access privileges than what is necessary. A robust IAM system can add an important layer of protection by ensuring a consistent application of user access rules and policies across the company.
Secondly, compromised user credentials often serve as an entry point for hackers and unwanted individuals into an organization’s network and its information assets. IAM provides a layer of security to protect from this. Enterprises use identity management to safeguard their information assets against the rising threats of information theft, ransomware, criminal hacking, phishing and malware attacks from external threats.
Furthermore, IAM systems can enhance business productivity by reducing the complexity and thus cost of safeguarding user credentials and access. At the same time, it enables employees to be more remain productive and secure in a variety of environments, whether it be working from home, the office and on the road.
- Since 2013 there are 3,809,448 records stolen from breaches every day; that’s158,727 per hour, 2,645 per minute and 44 every second of every day.
- 95% of breached records came from 3 industries; Government, Retail, and Technology.
- Over 75% of health care industry has been infectedwith malware over last year.
- 43% of cyber-attacks target SMEs.
- Only 38% of global organizations claim they are preparedto handle a sophisticated cyber-attack.
- Approximately $1 trillion is expectedto be spent globally on cybersecurity from 2017 to 2021.
With these facts in mind, there is no doubt that cyber attacks and the cyber security industry is growing rapidly as hackers constantly seek new innovative ways to gain access to sensitive information in the pursuit for monetary returns.
Identity Access Management is just one layer of security you can implement to reduce your risk to the ever-increasing threats.
Taking the “F” out of Authentication
Entrust Datacard are taking to the road to help take the “Factors” Frustration” and “Friction” out of Identity and Access Management.
Employees and customers expect simple security as they are no longer tethered to desktop computers. Instead they are constantly transitioning from desktops, laptops and mobile devices within a single session. To achieve a secure network within this dynamic environment and with out hindering productivity, organisations must enable and implement authentication solutions that tie seamlessly with the users needs.
At this breakfast session, you will be offered access to the latest market information and industry leading insights including;
- How to handle the shifting of users
- Applications and management to the cloud
- How to cope with the acceleration of digital business innovation.
We will also discuss customer case studies and engage in a brief and thought-provoking panel discussion on the latest technology and the business outcomes that can be achieved.
15th May 2018 | Teeling Whiskey Distillery | Dublin
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