A new report, the 2018 Privileged Access Threat Report from Bomgar, contains cause for worry for those who care about IT security since its numbers carry the clear message that, when it comes to keeping up with identities, most companies are getting it wrong.

According to the survey of more than 1,000 IT professionals with ties to system access, half of companies polled say that they either have had a serious breach or expect one within the next six months. Of those giving a positive response to the breach question, roughly two-thirds pin the blame on mis-used credentials. Read more