Akif Khan

Akif Khan

Sr Director Analyst
Akif Khan, Ph.D, is a Senior Director within Gartner Research focused on payment fraud within digital commerce and banking, and on consumer identity proofing. Dr. Khan's areas of expertise include fraud prevention using both rules-based and machine learning systems, behavioral biometrics, device identification and bot mitigation, in addition to traditional and evolving techniques to validate a consumer identity in digital interactions. He also advises clients on prevention of fraud via account takeover.
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Wednesday, 28 April, 2021 / 10:45 AM - 11:15 AM CEST
(04:45 AM - 05:15 AM EDT)
Ask the Expert: Can You Prove Someone's Identity Online?

Obtaining confidence in someone's identity online is the foundation of many customer and employee interactions. Join this open discussion to find out about the advantages and disadvantages of different approaches to ascertain the most appropriate solution for your business requirements.

Wednesday, 28 April, 2021 / 12:15 PM - 12:45 PM CEST
(06:15 AM - 06:45 AM EDT)
Ask the Expert: Access Management Strategies, Risks and Best Practices

This session gives you an opportunity to ask questions about Access Management(AM) technology in the broader IAM umbrella. Attendees should come prepared to ask questions about AM tools features, vendors, best practices and AM features convergence with other adjacent IAM markets.

Thursday, 29 April, 2021 / 10:45 AM - 11:15 AM CEST
(04:45 AM - 05:15 AM EDT)
The State of Identity Proofing and Affirmation

Obtaining confidence in a customer’s or employee's identity is the foundational starting point of remote interactions for most organizations. IAM leaders must understand the current state-of-the-art, balancing assurance needs with friction in the UX, while orchestrating multiple tools and becoming aware of accuracy and bias.

Thursday, 29 April, 2021 / 10:45 AM - 11:15 AM CEST
(04:45 AM - 05:15 AM EDT)
Ask the Expert: Managing External Identities Through CIAM

Customer Identity and Access Management (CIAM) is key to enabling your digital transformation and the foundation of your customers' digital experiences. This session gives you an opportunity to ask questions about CIAM features, vendors and best practices. Attendees should come prepared to ask questions about IAM for external identities (including customers, partners, patients and citizens).

Thursday, 29 April, 2021 / 12:15 PM - 12:45 PM CEST
(06:15 AM - 06:45 AM EDT)
How to Choose an Identity Proofing Vendor

Proving the identity of customers or employees in digital channels is a challenging task that bad actors try to subvert. IAM leaders must be aware of how to differentiate between vendors offering such services, and carefully define their full scope of requirements in order to implement a solution that delivers on organizational needs with respect to identity assurance, CX, compliance and cost.

Thursday, 29 April, 2021 / 02:30 PM - 03:00 PM CEST
(08:30 AM - 09:00 AM EDT)
Ask the Expert: Crafting a Compelling Story to influence stakeholders

Great stories don't simply roll off "silver tongues"... they're engineered. And as engineers you have the capacity to be great story tellers. In this session you're walking into a storytelling clinic, working with one of Gartner's top "Story Doctors", bring your story, the doctor is in.

Join us to hear from Gartner experts and thought leaders.