Gartner Research

Identity and Access Management Primer for 2019

Published: 05 February 2019

ID: G00375909

Analyst(s): Ant Allan, Jonathan Care, Felix Gaehtgens

Summary

Digital business ambitions for shorter time to value, better levels of employee engagement and customer satisfaction require a reset of IAM programs. IAM leaders must target simple, scalable solutions to support movement of workloads to the cloud and secure access to data and applications anywhere.

Table Of Contents

Scope

Analysis

  • Top Challenges and How Gartner Can Help
    • How can we effectively manage and govern identities across multiple systems, applications and environments?
    • How can organizations achieve access management integration for their applications?
    • How can we reduce the attack surface, reduce mistakes and increase efficiency by managing privileged access?
    • How can we enable passwordless authentication for our users?
    • How can we bring fraud within risk tolerance and preserve the customer experience?
    • How can we support business outcomes with an effective program that governs all IAM activity?

Related Priorities

  • Suggested First Steps
  • Essential Reading
  • Tools and Toolkits

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