Gartner Research

Hype Cycle for Identity and Access Management Technologies, 2010

Published: 19 July 2010

ID: G00201318

Analyst(s): Gregg Kreizman


Operational efficiency and compliance still lead as business drivers in identity and access management this year. Several technologies have matured and are now mainstream. Hype concerning cloud computing has entered the IAM markets.

Table Of Contents
  • What You Need to Know
  • The Hype Cycle
  • The Priority Matrix
  • Off The Hype Cycle
  • On the Rise
    • High-Assurance Public Identity Provider
    • Service-Architected IAM
    • IAM as a Service — SaaS Delivered
  • At the Peak
    • Entitlement Management
    • Identity-Aware Networks
    • Microsoft Resource Access Administration
    • Model-Driven Security
    • Information Cards
  • Sliding Into the Trough
    • Common Access Cards
    • Identity and Access Intelligence
    • Identity-Proofing Services
    • IAM Managed and Hosted Services
    • Role Life Cycle Management
    • Security Token Services
    • Application-to-Application Password Management Tools
    • Enterprise Digital Rights Management
    • IAM as a Service — Consulting and Integration
    • OpenID
    • Device-Embedded Biometric Authentication
  • Climbing the Slope
    • Virtual Directories
    • Biometric Authentication Methods
    • Privileged Account Activity Management
    • User Provisioning
    • Public-Key Operations
    • E-Signatures
    • Phone-Based Authentication Methods
    • SIEM
    • ERP SOD Controls
    • Federated Identity Management
  • Entering the Plateau
    • Smart Tokens for User Authentication
    • Active Directory/Kerberos
    • CCOW
    • Enterprise Single Sign-On
    • Web Access Management
  • Off the Hype Cycle
    • Metadirectories
    • Password Management
  • Appendixes
    • Hype Cycle Phases, Benefit Ratings and Maturity Levels

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