As technology advances and data becomes more accessible, an organization’s private data is increasingly at risk of being intercepted by the wrong party. In most cases, it’s not just employees who are accessing critical company information. Privileges are often granted to software, firmware, physical devices, and third-party vendors.
Identity and Access Management (IAM) helps an organization’s IT administrators manage user identities and their varying levels of access to resources, addressing the critical need to ensure appropriate access across increasingly heterogeneous technology environments. An effective IAM program may also allow an organization to meet rigorous compliance requirements.
Our cybersecurity experts can implement complex aspects of IAM, including:
Implementing a strong IAM program is a multi-stage process and may be spread out over multiple years. When designing and implementing such a program, it is important to follow an IAM roadmap. This roadmap that ensures that, with each stage, an organization is improving its ability to manage identity within the organization.
Not only does having an IAM roadmap help your organization to fully reap the benefits of its IAM investment, it also serves to drive organizational understanding and support.