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FEATURE : IDENTITY AND ACCESS MANAGEMENT
“ In the past six months , more and more businesses have moved to JumpCloud to consolidate directories , SSO and other key elements of IAM .”
The survey was of 379 IT / information security professionals based in the US and Canada . Findings include :
• Growing IAM spending : 97 % of organizations plan to expand , or continue existing spending levels , on IAM . A total of 77 % are going to increase spending , while 20 % plan to keep IAM spending at the same level .
• Vendor consolidation in IAM : Almost half ( 49 %) of respondents said they plan to consolidate IAM controls , using fewer security vendors .
• Demand for new policies and technologies : 80 % of respondents agree that a new set of IAM policies and technologies are needed to manage the access of cloud applications , existing applications , infrastructure and DevOps tools .
• Biggest IAM challenges : When asked about the biggest IAM challenges created by cloud services , respondents said the three biggest challenges were
( 1 ) “ Maintaining security consistency across our own data center and public cloud environments ” ( 33 %); ( 2 ) “ An increase in remote users as a result of the Coronavirus pandemic requires access to a diverse range of applications ” ( 32 %); and ( 3 ) “ The use of cloud applications to share data with external third parties increases risk ” ( 24 %). •

IN THE PAST SIX MONTHS , MORE AND MORE BUSINESSES HAVE MOVED TO JUMPCLOUD TO CONSOLIDATE

DIRECTORIES , SSO AND OTHER KEY ELEMENTS OF IAM . www . intelligentcio . com INTELLIGENTCIO

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