Gartner Research

Hype Cycle for Identity and Access Management Technologies, 2016

Published: 06 July 2016

ID: G00289523

Analyst(s): Gregg Kreizman

Summary

A new technology, blockchain for IAM applications, debuts in this research to a great deal of hype. The SCIM user provisioning standard and IAM as-a-service matured. Several technologies made it to or near the Plateau of Productivity, reflecting an overall trend toward maturity for IAM.

Table Of Contents

Analysis

  • What You Need to Know
  • The Hype Cycle
  • The Priority Matrix
  • Off the Hype Cycle
  • On the Rise
    • User-Managed Access (UMA)
    • Blockchain for IAM
    • Internet of Things Authentication
    • OpenID Connect
    • User and Entity Behavior Analytics
    • SCIM
  • At the Peak
    • Full Life Cycle API Management
  • Sliding Into the Trough
    • Mobile Single Sign-On
    • OAuth
    • IDaaS
    • Externalized Authorization Management
    • Common Access Cards
    • Enterprise Digital Rights Management
  • Climbing the Slope
    • IAM Managed Services
    • Biometric Authentication Methods
    • Identity Governance and Administration
    • Privileged Access Management
    • X.509 Tokens for User Authentication
  • Entering the Plateau
    • Identity-Proofing Services
    • Virtual Directories
    • Phone-as-a-Token Authentication Methods
    • SIEM
    • Electronic Signature
    • Federated Identity Management
    • IAM Professional Services
  • Appendixes
    • Hype Cycle Phases, Benefit Ratings and Maturity Levels

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