“Modern enterprises need to manage access, but also do so in a way that’s easy and safe for their employees. By leaving passwords behind and implementing a security system that allows employers to seamlessly control information access across all platforms, companies can enhance protection and keep personal data secure.”
So says David Meyer, OneLogin Vice President of Product and Online Business, in a recent contributed byline article in the May 25 SecurityInfoWatch, “Steering the Modern Enterprise into a Password-free Era.”
Meyer takes readers through an evolution of the password — from simple to complex. Unfortunately, they are no longer a match for today’s cybercriminals who according to Meyer are “smart, global, well financed, and part of an organized team.”
The end result? Data breaches from not just the above described external threats but also insider benign and malicious threats such as departing employees.
The solution, according to Meyer: “Modern enterprises are leaving passwords behind and moving towards more advanced security systems. Companies have entered the era of Identity and Access Management (IAM) solutions.”
To get the full details, read here