3 Reasons Why Killing Passwords Improves Your Cloud Security
Business 2 Community, September 27th, 2019
October 6, 2019,
Volume 259, Issue 1

87% of enterprises are seeing mobile threats growing the fastest this year, outpacing other threat types

Louis Columbus notes in Business 2 Community :

  • 66% of IT professionals say security is their most significant concern in adopting an enterprise cloud computing strategy.

  • Enterprises are predicted to spend $12.6B on cloud security tools by 2023, up from $5.6B in 2018, according to Forrester.

"Jack Dorsey's Twitter account getting hacked by having his telephone number transferred to another account without his knowledge is a wake-up call to everyone of how vulnerable mobile devices are. The hackers relied on SIM swapping and convincing Dorsey's telecom provider to bypass requiring a passcode to modify his account. With the telephone number transferred, the hackers accessed the Twitter founder's account. If the telecom provider had adopted zero trust at the customer's mobile device level, the hack would have never happened..."

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