AUSTIN, Texas -- Identity risk management software pioneer SailPoint Technologies, Inc. and PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP today announced they will team to deliver comprehensive identity risk management solutions across the enterprise. PricewaterhouseCoopers identity and risk management experience, combined with Sailpoint's Compliance IQ technology will help address the needs of a growing market of organizations seeking to reduce the complexity, costs and risks associated with controlling and managing user access to sensitive applications and data.
In a recent global security report from PricewaterhouseCoopers , 78 percent of surveyed organizations state they do not continuously classify data and information assets by risk level; and in a similar study commissioned by SailPoint, 82 percent of surveyed organizations acknowledged a risk-based approach to identity management would be more effective .
Organizations who focus on a risk-based approach to solving the identity management challenge will realize greater value overall, said Jerry Lewis, principal and national identity management leader, PricewaterhouseCoopers. Its time to trade todays costly boil the ocean identity management approach that treats all users and resources equally for a fresh, cost-effective yet risk-mitigating approach that focuses efforts on those users and resources that represent the greatest business risk.