Percent of organizations with established processes for account creation and password management
: Ernst & Young Global Information Security Survey 2004
: September 2004
|A unique user account has been established for each individual authorized to use the system (Effectivenes: 4.18)
|Users are required to change passwords on a regular basis (Effectiveness: 3.98)
|Unauthorized use of user accounts is enforced by passwords that are difficult to guess (Effectiveness: 3.71)
|Each user is limited to accessing only the information they need to perform their job duties (Effectiveness: 3.92)
The effectiveness rating refers to the reported value of the process on a 1 (low) to 5 (high) scale.