Identity & access management
In today’s digital world, the firewall-based perimeter protection we have trusted for so long, is no longer sufficient.
Instead, the identity is becoming the new perimeter in zero-trust-based approaches.
Data and applications are spread across multiple environments. People, applications, and “things” access these data and applications from everywhere. Our identity has become critical in cybersecurity. Only trusted users with the right credentials should be granted access to the relevant resources. Identity is the new perimeter.
Passwords are outdated
Password-based access control is not sufficient, as demonstrated by the vast amount of leaked credentials. Anyone who happens to possess them, forms a risk. We need additional security layers. Multi-factor authentication solutions are essential in any identity and access management program today.
This shouldn’t complicate the process: authentication can be seamless. Single-sign-on across multiple platforms (on-premise and cloud) help deliver both security and user experience.
Our identity and access management includes identity governance, contextualization, user behavior analytics, and privileged account security. To detect malicious activity, user behavior should be analyzed against the baseline. Privileged accounts should get extra care, ensuring that those are only used for authorized activity by the proper users.