Identity Management: More Devices, Greater ComplexityFrom Passwords to Single Sign-On: LastPass's Barry McMahon on Top Challenges
Employees view the ability to bring their own devices into their workplace life as a prerequisite for any job, which complicates organizations' identity management and cybersecurity efforts, says Barry McMahon of LastPass.
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Organizations must ensure that employees can be quickly authenticated across a wide variety of devices and applications, he says.
In a video interview at Information Security Media Group's recent Cybersecurity Summit in London, McMahon discusses:
- Top identity management challenges facing organizations and IT managers;
- Password hygiene;
- Multifactor authentication and single sign-on.
McMahon is senior international product marketing manager for identity and access management at LastPass. He previously worked as a senior commercial and marketing manager at BT Ireland, radio engineer for Anglo Irish Engineering Projects and electro-mechanical engineer at Bowe Systec.