Essentials Report

Topic Overview: Identity And Access Management

April 14th, 2008
With contributors:
Jonathan Penn , Alissa Dill


Identity and access management (IAM) is the entire aspect of maintaining a person's complete set of information, spanning multiple identities and establishing the relationship among these various identities with the goal of improving data consistency, data accuracy, and data systems security in an efficient manner. IAM helps extend business services, improve efficiency and effectiveness, and allow for better governance and accountability.

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