InformationWeek has recently presented a new Report 2012 Strategic Security Survey: Pick the Right Battles. More than 900 business technology professionals at organizations with 100 or more employees responded to the survey.
· 50% cited identity and password management as the most valuable security practice. 29% conduct their own risk assessments of cloud providers. 33% invest in a secure software development life cycle.
· 25% say smartphones and tablets with loss or theft their greatest concern when it comes to mobile devices. 86% believe social media sites pose a threat to security.
· Top threats and challenges include: malware infection via malicious links (72%), managing the complexity of security (52%), enforcing security policies (39%) and preventing data breaches from outside attackers (34%).
PortalGuard is a context based authentication platform focused on enhancing usability, while maintaining a balance between security, auditing and compliance.