IoT security – it’s a job for Privileged Access Management

— According to a recent Gartner report, 43% of organisations are using, or plan to implement, an Internet of Things (IoT) policy by the end of this year, writes William Culbert, the director of solutions engineering EMEA at Bomgar. While there are many benefits for embracing the mainstream adoption of IoT, such as improved efficiencies, cost savings and enhancing customer experience, it can also bring issues of security to the forefront. Full Story

Third Party Vendors Pose Big Risks To Businesses

— An average company’s network is accessed by 89 different vendors every week. As per the new research by Bomgar on Vendor Vulnerability report, there are more than 600 IT decision makers of medium to large enterprises but only a third knew the exact number of vendors accessing their systems. Full Story

Only a third of companies know how many vendors access their systems

— The average company's network is accessed by 89 different vendors every week, according to a new research report that surveyed more than 600 IT decision makers at mid-sized and large enterprises -- but only a third were confident that they knew the exact number of vendors who had accessed their systems. Full Story

Government slow to mount defense against APTs

— That advanced persistent threats are now the biggest cybersecurity problem government agencies face will not be news to many people. What may still be surprising, however, is just how long this problem has existed. The FBI believes at least one group of hackers has been using APTs against government agencies for at least the past five years -- and possibly much longer. Full Story

Are your vendors leaving you vulnerable?

— Third-party vendors can be a significant security risk if their access to IT systems are not managed and monitored correctly, according to Bomgar. The new study explores the visibility, control, and management that organizations in the US and Europe have over external parties accessing their IT networks. It also uncovers the level of awareness organizations have over the potential risks – such as cyber-attacks and data breaches – that vendors accessing systems remotely can pose. Full Story

Unsecured Vendor Access Creates the Perfect Storm for Cyber Attacks

— 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 new study explores the visibility, control, and management that organizations in the US and Europe have over external parties accessing their IT networks. Full Story

Third-party vendors are a security risk, study says

— 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. Full Story

Vendor vulnerability research

— Third-party vendors can be a significant security risk if their access to IT systems are not managed and monitored correctly, according to an IT access product firm. A study by Bomgar 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 awareness organisations have over the potential risks – such as cyber-attacks and data breaches – that vendors accessing systems remotely can pose. Full Story

Third Party Vendors Pose an Outsized Security Threat, Survey Finds

— Just 35 percent of IT pros are confident that they know the exact number of vendors accessing their IT systems , according to the results of the new Vendor Vulnerability research report from Bomgar, a provider of secure access solutions. The report finds that third-party vendors can be a significant security risk if their access to IT systems are not managed and monitored correctly. Full Story

An Overlooked Insider Threat? Many Fear Vendor-Related Breach: Survey

— As companies increasingly rely on vendors, many fail to take security concerns into account when allowing external access to their networks. Full Story

Elizabeth Hulsey | Public Relations Specialist Bomgar Corporation

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