Gartner Research

Identity and Access Governance

Published: 09 July 2012

ID: G00234478

Analyst(s): Ian Glazer


Identity and Access Governance (IAG) is an umbrella term that covers a variety of administrative functions within the discipline of identity management. The need to understand, manage, review, and assign access has always been a part of identity management and is a need driven by both compliance requirements and security objectives. This Reference Architecture template describes the relationship among common IAG user interfaces, functional components, repositories, and services and engines.

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Template Applicability

Template Map

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Template Description

  • Element Descriptions
    • User Interfaces
    • Functions
    • Repositories
    • Services and Engines

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