IDC Integrated Marketing Showcase

Can Security Make IT More Productive?

Can Security Make IT More Productive?
Client: Thycotic
Asset Type: Spotlights (Market, Vendor, or Technology)

This Technology Spotlight examines issues around security and the undergoing transformation from negative to positive and from obstructionist to an enablementand role. It also highlights how Thycotic solutions play in addressing associated challenges.

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Released: December, 2015
Expires: December, 2016
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Given an endless stream of breaches, increasing damage to brand reputation, forced resignations of senior executives, costly remediation, and loss in revenue, security is finally being taken seriously. It is now seen as something that the business should prioritize and embrace as a strategic advantage. Technological innovation is often seen as a strategic advantage for modern businesses. However, IDC data shows that innovations driven by business units are often derailed by IT security concerns. This exacerbates executive management's negative perception. IDC believes that security is slowly undergoing a transformation from negative to positive and from obstruction to enablement. This enablement not only secures users but also can make IT more secure and productive by improving the user experience while automating tedious and error-prone processes. This Technology Spotlight examines these issues and the role that Thycotic solutions play in addressing associated challenges.