- 44 percent of employees have access rights that are not necessary to their current role
- 80 percent of respondents believe that it’s at least somewhat likely that employees access sensitive or confidential data out of curiosity
- Over three-quarters of respondents say the risk to their organization caused by the insecurity of privileged users will increase over the next few years
- Customer information is considered most likely at risk if there’s a lack of proper access controls over privileged users
The survey reflects responses from 265 IT decision makers including security managers, and network and systems engineers across a number of industries including financial services, manufacturing, and government, among others. BeyondTrust's PowerBroker solutions help balance the requirements of users, with those of security and compliance teams, for Linux, Unix and Windows environments. Learn more about PowerBroker for Windows here.
Sarah Lieber, Marketing Manager, Demand Generation & Strategy at BeyondTrust
Sarah is a highly dedicated and creative marketing professional with over a decade of experience in proven B2B demand-gen and campaign success in the cybersecurity space. Sarah strategically built and grew from the ground-up BeyondTrust's highly effective and successful world-wide webinar program. Yearly, the BeyondTrust webinar program involves over 100 cybersecurity experts and generates tens of thousands of attendees across the globe. See what's new with BeyondTrust webinars here: https://www.beyondtrust.com/resources/webcasts