Gartner Research

Definition: Identity Governance and Administration

Published: 23 July 2015

ID: G00277467

Analyst(s): Felix Gaehtgens , Brian Iverson


IT security and IAM leaders should use Gartner's definition for identity governance and administration tools to understand how these tools help manage identity life cycles, facilitate delegated administration and self-service, provision accounts, and provide insight into who can access what.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges



  • Definition
  • Attributes
  • What IGA Is Not
  • Adjacent Technologies
  • Examples

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