Gartner Research

Definition: Identity Governance and Administration

Published: 12 August 2016

ID: G00310264

Analyst(s): Brian Iverson , Felix Gaehtgens


IAM and IT security leaders should use Gartner's definition for IGA tools to understand how these tools help establish control over identity life cycles, facilitate self-service access requests, provision accounts, and provide insight into and govern who can access what.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges



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

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