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Use Gartner Authentication Method Evaluation Scorecards When Selecting a New User Authentication Solution

Published: 23 September 2013

ID: G00249414

Analyst(s): Ant Allan


Enterprises worldwide are adopting new user authentication methods in a variety of use cases to meet multiple requirements. Information security and IAM leaders should use a consistent evaluation methodology to enable appropriate choices for each use case.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges



  • Consider Accountability Needs When Evaluating Authentication Strength
  • Use a Consistent, Structured Approach to Achieve a Consensus for UX Evaluation
  • Use a Standardized Chart of Accounts to Evaluate TCO

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