Gartner Research

Hype Cycle for Identity and Access Management Technologies, 2018

Published: 13 July 2018

ID: G00337774

Analyst(s): Gregg Kreizman


We celebrate IGA finally making it to the plateau. OAuth 2 and IDaaS adoption increased dramatically. UEBA headed toward the trough, and SIEM backslid to meet UEBA as analytics capabilities evolve.

Table Of Contents


  • What You Need to Know
  • The Hype Cycle
  • The Priority Matrix
  • Off the Hype Cycle
  • On the Rise
    • UMA
    • Internet of Things Authentication
    • Blockchain for IAM
    • Identity Proofing and Corroboration
    • Multiparty Computing
  • At the Peak
    • FIDO Authentication Protocols
    • SCIM
    • OpenID Connect
  • Sliding Into the Trough
    • Full Life Cycle API Management
    • User and Entity Behavior Analytics
    • Common Access Cards
    • Externalized Authorization Management
  • Climbing the Slope
    • Enterprise Digital Rights Management
    • IAM Managed Services
    • IDaaS
    • OAuth 2
    • SIEM
    • Biometric Authentication Methods
    • Privileged Access Management
    • X.509 Smart Hardware Tokens for User Authentication
  • Entering the Plateau
    • Phone-as-a-Token Authentication Methods
    • Identity Governance and Administration
    • Virtual Directories
  • Appendixes
    • Hype Cycle Phases, Benefit Ratings and Maturity Levels

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