In todayís complex and distributed IT environments, identity and access management (IAM) programs do much more than simply manage user identities and grant access. They are at the core of achieving critical business objectives that are relevant to every high-performing organization. As a result, there are few IT or security initiatives that demand as much deliberation and scrutiny.
A mature IAM program optimized to a businessís objectives and the unique circumstances surrounding it can reduce the risk of data breaches involving identities. It can help enable productivity and collaboration, delivering a real competitive advantage in the market. And, it can help ensure that regulatory compliance management is more systematically achieved and maintained, while reducing the costs to the business of performing audits.