Speaker Bio

Homan Farahmand
Gartner keynote

Homan Farahmand

VP Analyst
Homan Farahmand is an analyst and advisor within Gartner for Technical Professionals (GTP) covering identity and access management (IAM) modernization and next generation internet technologies, including blockchain and decentralized web.
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Tuesday, March 21, 2023 / 02:00 PM - 02:30 PM CDT
Crossfire Debate: Live on Stage, Decentralized Identity Adoption Strategy in the Coming Years

In this lively crossfire debate, we discuss decentralized identity and related technologies development, challenges, and how fast they will mature over the next few years. The panelist also offers their opinion on alternative adoption strategies in the coming years to reap the benefits while avoiding expensive mistakes.

Tuesday, March 21, 2023 / 03:45 PM - 04:15 PM CDT
Technical Insights: Policy-Based Authorization Architecture Patterns

Policy-based authorization has become a focal point for developing the next generation of identity-centric access controls. However, the one-size authorization architecture doesn't fit all authorization use cases. In this session. we review key enterprise policy management requirements and runtime architecture patterns for cloud, API, applications, data & analytics, microservices and other common authorization use cases.

Tuesday, March 21, 2023 / 04:30 PM - 05:00 PM CDT
Case Study: What’s Next for Digital Identity? NIST’s R&D Priorities

Ryan Galluzzo, the Digital Identity Program lead for NIST’s Applied Cyber Security Division will provide insight into NIST's strategic Digital Identity roadmap and key areas of research and development for the coming years. This discussion will allow organizations to advance their understanding of where NIST is investing resources and how guidance will progress to address key challenge areas including equitable access, user choice, privacy, interoperability, and security. Further, this session will cover critical changes to the Digital Identity Guidelines a DRAFT version of which were published in December of 2022.

Wednesday, March 22, 2023 / 11:30 AM - 12:15 PM CDT
Gartner Keynote: Outlook for Identity and Access Management, 2023

Digital identity requirements and importance are growing, as organizations are migrating their infrastructure and apps to the cloud. Enterprises anticipate innovations to enable continuous, dynamic, and intelligent IAM controls, while bracing for emerging decentralized identity impact and potential Web 3 business model disruption. This session discusses key trends and IAM outlook in the coming years.

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