For years, identity and access management (IAM) has been seen as the project of denial, restriction, limitation and sometimes failure. The processes and technologies required to enhance security seemed also destined to stifle collaboration and interfere with revenue-generating …blah blah blah. Let me boil it down for you.
Fundamentally, you’re probably in one of several camps
1) You have lived through or are living through an IAM project gone wrong
2) You’re new to IAM and / or
3) You’re trying to secure funding for your security / IAM project
The high-quality, completely-over-produced graphic to the right depicts your challenges.
We have a plethora of content to help people in the upper right. Basically, that answer is “what’s your pain?” Is it two factor authentication? Single sign-on? Privileged accounts? We have you covered. Our latest white paper deals with the upper left quadrant.
Learn how you can position your security / IAM project as a business enablement tool. Looking at the project through the lens of the business owner, you’re likely to find additional sources of funding for those IT organizations that might be wary of investing further in IAM where they may have already “touched the hot stove several times.”
If this sounds like you, I recommend you take a read. It’s quick and interesting, even if I have to say that because I wrote it. Also, if you do read it, I’d appreciate your feedback. Thanks!