Despite the best efforts of many organizations to manage and protect data, companies are still experiencing significant breaches. Far from feeling safe and secure, most companies believe it is inevitable that another security breach will occur, according to a study commissioned by identity access management (IAM) specialist SailPoint. More than half of the companies surveyed (51 percent) feel it is “just a matter of time” before the next security breach happens. SailPoint commissioned Loudhouse to conduct research examining the current trends and concerns in IAM, which includes cloud computing and bring-your-own-device (BYOD) initiatives.

While these new technologies bring greater employee freedom, flexibility and productivity, the resulting change and complexity for businesses often mean they are forever behind the curve. Four hundred U.S.

And U.K. IT decision-makers at organizations with 5,000 or more employees across a range of industrial sectors completed the survey, which explored their opinions of and attitudes toward data security. eWEEK shares the study’s findings.

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