The app explosion and digital transformation drive rapid growth of the identity management market

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The identity management market is growing much faster than the overall IT market, and for good reason. While the enterprise IT market is expected to grow by 3.5 percent through 2018, research firm Technavio predicts the worldwide identity and access management market will grow at 13 percent through 2022. Why? There are multiple factors at […]

Privileged identity management set to rise through 2022

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In identity management, privileged accounts pose special risks. These types of accounts generally grant higher levels of access than typical accounts. They provide high levels of access to endpoint operating systems, servers, databases, identity directories, systems management software, and application software among others. When an insider abuses access, or an adversary of the organization manages […]

IoT primes identity management for continued investment growth

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IoT is slowly taking hold within enterprises and it’s often doing so as the foundation of Industry 4.0.  This is a trend that’s likely to accelerate as IoT not only transforms how consumers use and interact with the devices around them, but also promises to transform manufacturing through smarter factories. Unfortunately, as we’ve seen time […]

Despite digital transformation efforts, federal agencies yet to fully embrace identity management

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Enterprises in the private sector have undergone tremendous change in recent years — end user mobility, cloud, shadow IT, and substantial digital transformation — and federal departments and agencies have been no different. In the past few years e-government efforts have digitized and automated many ways citizens interact with local, state, and federal government.  Of […]

5 Things every Board Member Should Know about Identity and Access Management (IAM)

Cloud data storage, multiple business applications, BYOD, home office – Applying appropriate and sufficient controls for managing user accounts and access rights address one of the most significant challenges in today’s enterprise’s IT environment. Intentional or accidental misuse of IT driven business processes by (formerly) authorized users may have a severe impact on the enterprise […]