Why IT Leaders Consider Identity Security Essential to their Business
When is cyber security not just security? When it’s identity security.
While good cyber security is critical for protecting data and avoiding online attacks and hacks, some security solutions can deliver increased security and much more. In fact, identity security enables a broad range of values beyond basic access management that many organizations consider it a business essential.
Of course, good security is more important than ever before, given the rise in cyber threats. For example, the Microsoft Digital Defense Report 2022 notes that “the threat of ransomware and extortion is becoming more audacious with attacks targeting governments, businesses, and critical infrastructure. Attackers increasingly threaten to disclose sensitive information to encourage ransom payments.”
The Cyber Hut Comment: Long standing IGA player Sailpoint have made a narrative out of “identity security” for a while. It is interesting to see more parts of the identity and access management infrastructure both being integrated into native security components as well as being used by personnel who are more closely aligned to security architecture, security operations and incident response.
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