8 Insightful Articles on Access Management, Privacy, & Cybersecurity, December 2016

Cybersecurity Maturity Assessment, Privileged Access Management, and the Role of Cybersecurity in Mergers and Acquisitions

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Here are this week’s top 8 Identity Management and Cybersecurity articles.

1. Cybersecurity Maturity — The One Cybersecurity Assessment Every Organization Needs via LinkedIn

For an organization to mature its cybersecurity program, an assessment needs to be conducted that goes beyond checklists and routine questions.

2. Identity & Access Management — Automating Cybersecurity While Embedding Pervasive and Ubiquitous Cyber-Hygiene-by-Design via ICIT

In this analysis, ICIT discusses the important role that IAM plays as part of a robust cyber-hygiene program with details on how IAM solutions address the most high-impact actions of un-cyber-hygienic personnel.

3. Cybersecurity — The Role Of Cyber Security In Mergers And Acquisitions  via IdentityWeek

The #1 risk from M&A is that IT complexity multiplies overnight when Company A amalgamates with Company B – the complexity isn’t addition, it’s exponential.

4. Privacy & Data Management — GAO Report on Privacy and Security: A Wake-Up Call for HHS?  via GovInfoSecurity

We are at a point where HHS needs to wake up and realize that our healthcare system is one of the 16 critical infrastructure sectors defined in 2013’s Presidential Policy Directive 21.

5. Expert Insight — Top 10 security predictions for 2017 via InformationAge

Ian Kilpatrick, chairman of security specialist Wick Hill Group and EVP cyber security for Nuvias Group, looks at the rapidly changing security scenario faced by companies in 2017.

6. Healthcare — How to Create an Integrated Physician Workflow via Diagnostic Imaging

The evolution of healthcare technologies has made creating a truly integrated physician workflow a more viable option.

7. Privileged Access Management — 5 Steps to Securing Privileged Access for Outsourced IT  via CIO

As your enterprise grows beyond the traditional network perimeter, so does the complexity of securely managing access to critical resources.

8. Identity & Access Management — Identity theft accounts for 64% of all data breaches across the globe via PCTech Magazine

Gemalto released the findings of its Authentication and Identity Management Index, which revealed that 90% of enterprise IT professionals are concerned that employee reuse of personal credentials for work purposes could compromise security.

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