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Risky behavior reduced when executives put focus on identity security
2022-06-24 03:30

As identity-related breaches continue to be a massive threat, the 2022 Trends in Securing Digital Identities report from the Identity Defined Security Alliance examines the progress organizations are making in defending against these attacks and the internal factors that are both enabling and interfering.

Organizations are responding by prioritizing identity in their security programs and making identity investments a part of strategic initiatives, such as cloud adoption, zero trust and digital transformation.

Identity growth continues, making identity a top security priority 98% reported that the number of identities is increasing, primarily driven by cloud adoption, third-party relationships and machine identities.

64% of respondents say managing and securing identity is one of the top three priorities of their security program.

Investments in security outcomes still a work in progress, focus on basics lacking 97% reported that they are planning to invest in identity-focused security outcomes.

Problematic behavior is reduced when executives take identity security seriously 60% of IT/Security stakeholders admit to risky security behaviors.


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