Where Cloud Security Falls Short

Although many enterprises have user access security measures in place, both on-premises and in the cloud, they may not have enough, warned the Cloud Security Alliance in a new report.

The report, “Identity Solutions: Security Beyond the Perimeter,” was released April 21. It’s based on 325 online interviews conducted worldwide by the CSA. The findings revealed “no significant differences in security solutions used” between respondents who reported a breach and those who didn’t, according to the report, which was sponsored by Centrify, maker of identity security tools for the enterprise.

When asked in the CSA survey if their company had ever reported a data breach, 17% of respondents said yes, 26% said they were unsure, and 57% said no. Of those who said their company had reported a breach, 22% said the breach was caused by compromised credentials.

Read more at http://www.informationweek.com/cloud/identity-management-where-cloud-security-falls-short/d/d-id/1325238

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