Passwords can be costly

Labour costs for configuring and maintaining password systems in companies with more than 100,000 users average US$300 to $350 per user, according to Aberdeen Group Inc. in Boston.

These large companies also incur unnecessary overhead expenses averaging $35 million. The good news, Aberdeen says, is that identity management systems are eliminating those overhead expenses and showing positive incremental returns.

Would you recommend this article?


Thanks for taking the time to let us know what you think of this article!
We'd love to hear your opinion about this or any other story you read in our publication.

Jim Love, Chief Content Officer, IT World Canada

Featured Download

Featured Article

ADaPT connects employers with highly skilled young workers

Help wanted. That’s what many tech companies across Canada are saying, and research shows that as the demand for skilled workers...

Related Tech News

Tech Jobs

Our experienced team of journalists and bloggers bring you engaging in-depth interviews, videos and content targeted to IT professionals and line-of-business executives.

Tech Companies Hiring Right Now