Gartner Research

Market Guide for User Authentication

Published: 23 November 2016

ID: G00301822

Analyst(s): Ant Allan , Anmol Singh, David Mahdi


The user authentication market spans a growing variety of technologies and vendors, including access management vendors that continue to gain traction in cloud-first organizations. Mobile, analytics and cloud are key to needs and solutions that security and risk management leaders should consider.

Table Of Contents

Market Definition

Market Direction

Market Analysis

  • Workforce PC and Network Login
  • Workforce/Partner Remote Access (via VPN, VDI or Web-Facing Application)
  • Systems Administrator Access (and Other Privileged Users With Access to Critical Infrastructure)
  • Workforce/Partner Access to Cloud Services (SaaS)
  • Online Retail Banking
  • Other Online B2C and G2C Access

Representative Vendors

Market Recommendations

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