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The Role of Privileged Access Management in Addressing Cybersecurity Challenges


Organizations spend over $100 billion globally on cybersecurity. In spite of that level of investment in cybersecurity and the attention paid to network security and data protection, major data breaches are still relatively common—and increasing. A new survey from Centrify examines the challenges organizations face with cybersecurity and the role of privileged access management (PAM) in getting things under control.

Centrify surveyed 1,000 IT decision makers across the United States and the United Kingdom to understand the current state of privileged access management, and what hurdles stand in the way of organizations implementing better PAM tools and practices.

3 Out of 4 Data Breaches Involve Access to a Privileged Account

I guess we should start by asking the question, “What role does PAM play in improving cybersecurity and reducing the potential for data breaches?”

I’m glad you asked. According to the Centrify survey, 74 percent of respondents whose organization have...(continued)

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