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50% of Ex-Employees Still Have Access to Corporate Applications
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7/31/2017 | 6:10:04 PM
If You're Going to Automate Just One Thing...
I can attest to this being an issue.  I've sent many an email after leaving a company to let them know I still could access this FTP site, or that CMS Admin page.  In particular I still had a token device on one occasion that worked and allowed me in a couple weeks after I left.  That email wasn't well received, let me tell you.  Especially when a company has thousands of employees, there can't be a more important task to automate than your staff management system where offboarding requires accessing the system and closing out a staff member automatically kicks off the access lockdown, removal and account deletion process before the person has even left the building.  Especially in current environments of high turnaround, salary inequality stress and corporate espionage, bringing that 50% down to 0% can't be stressed enough as a must.  Like I said, if you're going to automate just one thing...


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