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Identity and Access Management

Unrestricted User Access Creates Vulnerabilities

Why Employee Authentication?

Password related breaches are the leading cause of data loss. Password security is one of the weakest forms of user authentication. Yet businesses continue to use it to protect their most important corporate data.

Authentication is important because it enables organizations to keep their networks secure by permitting only authenticated users (or processes) to access their protected resources, which may include computer systems, networks, databases, websites and other network-based applications or services.

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The Challenge

  • 55% of people continually reuse their passwords
  • 93% of employees have unapproved mobile devices connected to corporate networks
  • 22% of organizations don’t have a process for changing default passwords on hardware and software
  • 84% of business workers use SaaS apps at work without IT approval
  • 81% of organizations don’t know how much-regulated data is on employees’ devices
  • 80% of organizations don’t know how much corporate data resides in cloud-based file-sharing applications like Dropbox
  • Between 88-91% of reported phishing attacks resulted from clicked links in emails

Protect your company data with integrated multi-factor authentication, single sign-on and identity management solutions.

The Solution

Multi-Factor Authentication

One level of security is no longer enough.

While passwords are unlikely to disappear anytime soon, companies of all sizes must look beyond passwords to secure employees’ access to business applications and systems. Two-factor authentication (2FA) solves the password problem by requiring something employees know – username + password – and something they have – a token or smartphone app. This combination makes employees prove they are who they claim to be and is incredibly effective in protecting against brute-force, phishing and social engineering attacks.

Single Sign-On

Simple – Seamless – Secure

Log in once using two-factor authentication and access cloud applications from a single launchpad application dashboard with a single click.

Employees can securely log in to their applications by simply clicking on an application icon just like they can on their desktop or laptop with their local applications.

SSO provides convenient, faster logins while maintaining the security of business systems.

This also minimizes the cost and burden on your IT department by reducing or eliminating the need for multiple password resets.

33%

of U.S. adults have experienced identity theft, which is more than twice the global average.

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22%

of organizations don’t have a process for changing default passwords on hardware and software

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The Results

In the age of the cloud, identity is at the forefront of enabling the right people to have the right access to the right resources – all from the right devices and locations. Get it wrong, and you risk inhibiting your operational potential – or worse yet, leave yourself vulnerable to a data breach.

Identity and Access Management (IAM) should no longer be considered optional – it should be essential.

Atlantic’s advanced identity and access management (IAM) features are affordable for any organization.

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