Gartner Research

Hype Cycle for Identity and Access Management Technologies, 2014

Published: 15 July 2014

ID: G00263810

Analyst(s): Gregg Kreizman


Trends for simplification and digital business, as well as the continued adoption of mobile devices, cloud computing, and social media, are converging to drive significant changes in the IAM 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
    • Mobile Single Sign-On
    • High-Assurance Public Identity Provider
  • At the Peak
    • OAuth
  • Sliding Into the Trough
    • IDaaS
    • Externalized Authorization Management
    • Identity Analytics and Intelligence
    • Common Access Cards
    • Enterprise Digital Rights Management
    • IAM Managed Services
  • Climbing the Slope
    • Identity Governance and Administration
    • Application-to-Application Password Management Tools
    • Microsoft Resource Access Administration
    • Social Profiles
    • Biometric Authentication Methods
    • IAM Consulting and System Integration Services
    • Public-Key Operations
    • X.509 Smart Tokens for User Authentication
    • Virtual Directories
  • Entering the Plateau
    • Identity-Proofing Services
    • Phone-as-a-Token Authentication Methods
    • Privileged Account Management
    • SIEM
    • Web Services Security Gateways
    • E-Signatures
    • Federated Identity Management
    • SOD Controls Monitoring
    • Web Access Management
  • Appendixes
    • Hype Cycle Phases, Benefit Ratings and Maturity Levels

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