Utilize Identity Analytics to Improve IGA Processes and Reduce Risk

Published: 17 November 2017 ID: G00341343


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Identity analytics is the next evolution of the IGA market. It combines big data and advanced analytics to detect access-related risks and enhance IAM processes. This assessment defines how technical professionals can best apply identity analytics to their IGA efforts.

Table of Contents

  • Analysis
    • Identity Analytics Defined
    • Aligning Identity Analytics and the IGA Infrastructure
    • Identity Analytics Use Cases
      • Effective Access Certifications
      • Continuous Risk Evaluation (Microcertifications)
      • Contextual Access Requests and Approvals
      • Intelligent Access Policies and Roles
      • Governance Over Unstructured Data
      • Account Cleanup
    • Identity Analytics Market Landscape
    • "Analytics" Market Affinities
      • Differentiating Identity Analytics From Other Security Analytics Offerings
      • Supporting Business Intelligence Initiatives With Identity Analytics
    • Strengths
    • Weaknesses
  • Guidance
  • The Details
    • Features and Functions
      • Data Mining and Aggregation
      • Identity Correlation and User Profiling
      • Behavioral and Data Analytics
      • Risk Scoring and Evaluation
      • Data Presentation and Visualization
      • Continuous Monitoring, Alerting and Remediation
    • Architectural Components
      • Data Services
      • Analytics Platform
      • Connectors
      • Inputs and Outputs
      • Presentation Services
  • Gartner Recommended Reading
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