Mary Ruddy

Mary Ruddy

VP Analyst
Mary Ruddy is a Vice President on the Garter for Technical Professionals Identity and Access Management (IAM) team. She serves as the Key Initiative Leader for the IAM topic area. Her primary coverage areas are access management including customer IAM, single sign-on, identity protocols and federation, modern IAM architecture and API protection. Other topics she covers include mobile authorization, trust elevation (step-up, dynamic, continuous, risk-based and adaptive authentication), identity analytics, bring your own identity (BYOI), trust frameworks, government identity initiatives and identity standards. She is a founding member of the OASIS Electronic Identity Credential Trust Elevation Methods Technical Committee and Chair of Identity Commons. Ms. Ruddy was also a founding member of the Identity Ecosystem Steering Group (IDESG), which was formed in response to the National Strategy for Trusted Identities in Cyberspace (NSTIC).
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Tuesday, March 15, 2022 / 05:15 PM - 05:45 PM PDT
How to Evolve your Identity Fabric to Achieve Identity First Security

In a world where identity is the only perimeter, identity-first security has become an imperative. IAM must be deployed more cohesively as a composable, distributed, resilient identity fabric. Organizations should also apply IAM best practices to more of their applications and services and to the IAM infrastructure itself.

Wednesday, March 16, 2022 / 09:00 AM - 09:30 AM PDT
Best Practices for Architecting CIAM and Selecting the Right Vendors

As requirements for great CIAM become more sophisticated, best practices for architecting CIAM and selecting vendors are evolving. This session will focus on the broadening scope of CIAM deployment architecture, selection criteria and vendors you should consider for your short lists.

Join us to hear from Gartner experts and thought leaders.