Third-party vendors could be a huge security risk for companies, a new study by secure access solutions company Bomgar says. In order to minimise the risk, third-party vendors’ access to IT systems must be monitored and managed correctly.

According to the study, 81 per cent of businesses said recent breaches raised awareness of the need for better third-party vendor access control. To make things worse, just 35 per cent know exactly how many vendors are accessing their network.
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