#SecurityNews: “Seven ways identity, access management will change in the enterprise”


Enterprises should plan on identity management evolving to be less expensive, more scalable, faster to deploy, more intelligent, tuned for industry and have a better interface for end-users.

Those messages Monday were the opening salvos to a crowd of 900 attendees at Gartner’s annual identity and access management conference.

It was a welcomed outlook given that identity is becoming an important security construct in a world where cloud services, mobile devices and social networks are exploding traditional enterprise boundaries.

“In the past, efficiency was a key driver [for identity management roll-outs],” said Gregg Kreizman, research vice president at Gartner. “Compliance came along, but business enablement is the Holy Grail.”

Complete article by ZDNet