6 Key Identity And Access Management Benefits
SearchSecurity, June 17th, 2020
June 28, 2020,
Volume 267, Issue 4

"Years ago, when users required access to a specific system, application or other corporate resource, they were provided a username and password tied to the access level they needed" writes Sharon Shea and Andrew Froehlich in SearchSecurity.

"While this was a viable option when the number of IT services was small, it didn't take long before the number of accounts a user had to manage reached a dozen or more. To keep track of all these account usernames and passwords, many end users resorted to writing down their account information on sticky notes that they stuck to their monitors for all to see. Understandably, this type of password management is a big no-no by anyone's security standards. Thus, IT needed a way to better manage the growing number of user accounts. The answer was identity and access management (IAM)..."

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