Bomgar, a leader in secure access solutions, today announced the results of its new Vendor Vulnerability research, which finds that third-party vendors can be a significant security risk if their access to IT systems are not managed and monitored correctly.

The study explores the visibility, control, and management that organisations in the US and Europe have over external parties accessing their IT networks. It also uncovers the level of awareness organisations have over the potential risks – such as cyber-attacks and data breaches – that vendors accessing systems remotely can pose. Finally, the report looks at the policies and processes organisations have in place to protect themselves, and their third-party vendors, from these issues. Read more.