Many enterprises face a high likelihood of outages due to machine identity management issues

Published: Tuesday, 13 April 2021 09:54

Keyfactor and Ponemon Institute have released the first ‘State of Machine Identity Management Report’, a study exploring enterprises’ ability to manage and protect machine identities, keys and certificates in digital business.

Distributed workforces and the proliferation of connected devices have contributed to a rapid rise in the volume of machine identities. As a result, increased workloads, lack of visibility, misconfigurations, and shorter SSL/TLS certificate lifespans are creating concern.

Key findings in the report include:

The study was conducted by Ponemon Institute on behalf of Keyfactor and includes responses from 1,162 IT and infosec executives and practitioners in North America and EMEA, spanning 12 industries, including financial services, healthcare, manufacturing, retail and automotive.

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