Higher Education IT Leaders are Looking to Complement Access Governance with Automation

Higher education institutions are facing numerous challenges when it comes to managing identity and access. The volume of resources students, staff, and alumni can access that are also open to attack is rapidly growing, layoffs are increasing, and IT teams have to secure their systems as remote access becomes the norm.

As budgets continue to be in flux, and IT and security teams must reduce risk using fewer resources, automation—a key business enabler—is becoming paramount. This survey from Hitachi ID and Pulse uncovers the discrepancy between the IAM processes currently in place and what best practices truly are—especially when it comes to the benefits of IAM automation.