Gartner Expert

Rebecca Boring Archambault

Sr Director Analyst

Provide advice for clients, leaders and professionals regarding Identity and Access Management. Specific coverage areas are Leadership, IAM Program, Identity and Access Management Governance and Identity Threat Detection and Response.

Previous experience

I was responsible for IAM Strategy. We implemented an IAM program, which included gathering and communicating with Stakeholders, Understanding our Current State and provided a vision for our Future state. I also participated with the H-ISAC Identity Committee, helped to author several Identity papers and led their Identity working Group. I worked with the Blues Association to advise on Identity-related topics, including Identity's role in Interoperability.

Professional background

Highmark NY

Trusted Identities Leader


Global IAM Operations Head

Areas of coverage

Identity and Access Management and Fraud Detection


H-ISAC Identity Committee Member

Led H-ISAC Identity Working Group

Customer Advisory for IDSA

Founder, Leader of the Western New York Identities Working Group.

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Top Issues That I Help Clients Address

1IAM Program, IAM Maturity, IAM Vision, - I can help you understand the role that IAM plays in your organization

2The cybersecurity and business benefits that an IAM program provides to your organization

3Identity governance and administration - what capabilities are important and how best to navigate that space to define your IAM current state, understand maturity and outline gaps

4How to understand both IAM strategy (communication with Stakeholders) and IAM tactically (setting priorities, overcoming operational issues)

5How to protect your organization from credential compromise by understanding Identity Threat Detection and Response