11 Apr 2022

U.S. private equity giant Thoma Bravo acquires SailPoint for $6.9 billion

U.S. private equity giant Thoma Bravo has acquired SailPoint in an all-cash deal worth about $6.9 billion, the cybersecurity company announced Monday. Thoma Bravo’s deal to take the company private highlights the growing demand for enterprise security software. Several companies are still operating remotely due to the pandemic, and the Russia-Ukraine

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15 Oct 2019

Most expect the risk of privileged user abuse to increase

A new study by Sila and Ponemon Institute found that 62% companies provide employees with user privileges they do not actually need in order to do their job. Moreover, 70% of North Americans believe that as a result of these shortcomings in privileged access management (PAM), employees in their organization

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26 Sep 2019

Access Rights Not Updated for 45% of Employees Who Change Roles

A new study by Ivanti shows that many firms fail to securely manage network access rights for employees who change jobs within the same organization. 45% of survey respondents said their company failed to strip them of access rights that became unnecessary when they started in a new role. In

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27 Feb 2019

74% Of Data Breaches Start With Privileged Credential Abuse

A new Centrify survey shows that privileged access credential abuse is a major threat, yet organizations are doing a poor job in terms of managing privileged access and securing privileged credentials. That research found that 74% of data breaches involved privileged access credential abuse. However, less than half (48%) of

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