At the same time, organisations need to ensure their information is secure and their systems can ensure a person is appropriately identified prior to being granted access.
Identity provides resources to people knowing that they have the right entitlements based on organisational policy or business approvals. It allows for a centralised view of everything an organisation needs to know about a person in relation to their services and applications.
Self service password management that empowers people to manage their own passwords and also reduces load on the help desk
Support for open standards such as SAML and WSFED to enable access to resources
Enforcing policy for devices and users prior to authorising access to company resources
Putting the technology user in control of services they consume and empowering them to manage some components of their own access and identity profiles
Offering all corporate services to technology users from an intuitive catalogue of services. Authority can be automatically sought from the business service owner prior to granting access to that resource
Providing greater assurance of the person’s identity when accessing services and assessing the risk associated with Authentication
Allowing us to model and automate business process empowering the business
Enforcing Identity and Access policy to optimise security and efficiency of consumption of corporate resources
Monitoring and logging of critical transactions to ensure policy is being enforced
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