In today’s digital world, it is critical to manage user identities and access to protect your organisation’s data. Our eBook, “Grappling with the most common financial audit finding” explores effective identity access management strategies. It offers guidance on avoiding repetitive audit discrepancies and the uncomfortable task of explaining these issues to your board annually.

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Download the eBook for an insight into:

  • Real cases, real lessons: See how Equifax, UBS, and Target suffered from weak identity access management
  • Paper policies vs. real action: The Interserve data breach reveals the risks of relying on paperwork alone
  • Beyond tech solutions: Learn why technology can’t fix identity issues by itself. Our guide recommends a mix of people, processes, and technology
  • Essential identity management: Discover why it’s not optional but critical for your security
  • Effective strategies: Explore the basics of a strong IAM plan, covering governance, authentication, and access control.

Learn about the dire consequences of inadequate identity and access management through the lens of notable real-world breaches, such as those experienced by Equifax, UBS, and Target. These examples illustrate how failing to properly manage user identities can lead to significant financial and reputational damage.

“Grappling with the most common financial audit finding”, also looks at the “paper shield” phenomenon. Where organisations have policies and procedures that look good on paper but fail in practice due to the lack of effective implementation. Something that is exemplified by the Interserve data breach case study, which highlights how such shortcomings can compound the consequences of a breach.

This eBook is designed to equip readers with the knowledge and tools to not only understand the significance of effective identity management but also to implement these practices in their own organisations. It aims to transform the way businesses approach security, urging them to go beyond compliance and adopt proactive measures to safeguard against potential breaches and audit findings.

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