Identity and Access Management

Identity and Access Management (IAM) refers to a framework of policies and technologies for ensuring that the proper people in an enterprise have the appropriate access to technology resources.

Also called identity management (IdM), IAM systems fall under the overarching umbrella of IT security. Identity and access management systems not only identify, authenticate and authorize individuals who will be utilizing IT resources, but also the hardware and applications employees need to access.

Identity and Access Management solutions have become more prevalent and critical in recent years as regulatory compliance requirements have become increasingly more rigorous and complex.