The role of Identity Access Management during the COVID-19 pandemic

Identity and access management (IAM) systems work to securely manage digital identities and their access to various applications and systems. As technology evolves, so does the identity management landscape to manage new software like apps, or new hardware such as IoT devices. IAM’s role is to authenticate users and authorise entry where appropriate. As threat actors continue to develop new ways to compromise systems and the threat landscape expands, IAM systems evolve to enhance protection

Although digital transformation continues to empower businesses by enhancing efficiency and business agility, there are still considerable challenges that transforming businesses must recognise. These challenges include increasing security risks, continuing proliferation of Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) applications and the inherent intricacies involved in running and maintaining hybrid infrastructures and stricter industry regulations.

Copyright Lyonsdown Limited 2020