Technology Overview for Adaptive Access Control

Archived Published: 29 May 2014 ID: G00260705


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Adaptive access control is an instance of context-aware access control that acts to balance the level of trust against risk. It enables organizations to better address access-related risks while improving user experience.

Table of Contents

  • What You Need to Know
  • Analysis
    • Technology Description
      • Trust Elevation
      • Adaptive Authentication Versus Risk-Based Authentication
      • Adaptive Access Control Versus Contextual Authentication
      • Identity Governance and Administration Considerations
    • Technology Definition
    • Standards
    • Uses
    • Benefits and Risks
      • Benefits
      • Risks
    • Selection Guidelines
    • Technology Providers
      • User Authentication and OFD Vendors
      • WAM and EAM Vendors
      • Trust Elevation Vendors
  • Gartner Recommended Reading
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