HID REVEALS FIVE PRESSING THEMES RESHAPING THE SECURITY INDUSTRY
Sustainability , mobile IDs and a changing workforce continue to be among top concerns for the industry according to HID ’ s State of the Security Industry Report .
HID , a worldwide leader in trusted identity and physical security solutions , has announced its inaugural State of the Security Industry Report , which gathered responses from 2,700 partners , end-users and security and IT personnel across a range of titles and organisation sizes representing over 11 industries .
By looking at what ’ s driving the next innovations and the technology that supports them , the security industry is empowered to create more value for its organisations and its people . Conducted in 2022 , the survey reveals five common threads :
1 . Nearly 90 % of respondents acknowledge sustainability as an important issue
End-users are increasingly demanding that suppliers provide footprint transparency in terms of their operations , product sourcing and
INTERESTINGLY , THE SURVEY ALSO REVEALS ALMOST HALF OF THE ORGANISATIONS AREN ' T QUITE READY TO IMPLEMENT A COMPREHENSIVE IDAAS STRATEGY . research and development practices , with 87 % of respondents stating that sustainability ranks as ‘ important to extremely important ’. Mirroring this trend , 76 % said they have seen the importance of sustainability increasing for their customers .
To support this growing demand , security teams are leveraging the cloud and IoT even more to optimise processes and reduce resources . Additionally , new products and solutions are being strategically developed to address sensible energy usage , waste reduction and resource optimisation .
2 . Most organisations still need to fully embrace Identity-as-a-Service ( IDaaS ) to support hybrid work
The majority of survey respondents ( 81 %) stated they are offering a hybrid work model . As an example , 67 % of respondents state that Multi-Factor Authentication and passwordless authentication are most important to adapting to hybrid and remote work ,