Privileged account practices are poor, and IT security teams know it

One Identity released new global research that uncovers a widespread inability to implement basic best practices across identity and access management (IAM) and privileged access management (PAM) security disciplines, likely exposing organizations to data breaches and other significant security risks.

Among the survey’s most surprising findings are that nearly one-third of organizations are using manual methods or spreadsheets to manage privileged account credentials, and one in 20 IT security professionals admit they have no way of knowing if a user is fully deprovisioned when they leave the company or change their role.

Read more about these disturbing findings on Help Net Security.