Gartner Research

Hype Cycle for Identity and Access Management Technologies, 2013

Published: 23 July 2013

ID: G00247866

Analyst(s): Gregg Kreizman


The growing adoption of mobile devices, cloud computing, social media and big data is converging to drive significant changes in the identity and access management market.

Table Of Contents


  • What You Need to Know
  • The Hype Cycle
  • The Priority Matrix
  • Off the Hype Cycle
  • On the Rise
    • OpenID Connect
    • SCIM
    • Limited Disclosure Technology
    • High-Assurance Public Identity Provider
    • OAuth
  • At the Peak
    • IDaaS
  • Sliding Into the Trough
    • Externalized Authorization Management
    • Identity Analytics and Intelligence
    • Common Access Cards
    • Social Profiles
    • Enterprise Digital Rights Management
    • OpenID
    • Identity Governance and Administration
  • Climbing the Slope
    • Application-to-Application Password Management Tools
    • IAM Managed and Hosted Services
    • Microsoft Resource Access Administration
    • Identity-Proofing Services
    • IAM Consulting and System Integration Services
    • Biometric Authentication Methods
    • Public-Key Operations
    • Phone-as-a-Token Authentication Methods
    • SIEM
    • User Administration/Provisioning
    • Virtual Directories
    • Privileged Account Management
    • X.509 Smart Tokens for User Authentication
  • Entering the Plateau
    • E-Signatures
    • Federated Identity Management
    • ERP SOD Controls
    • Web Access Management
  • Appendixes
    • Hype Cycle Phases, Benefit Ratings and Maturity Levels

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