Recently, global corporations have begun to recognize that identity management is very much a business process that underpins compliance and security efforts. Identity management has always been an extension of core business processes, ensuring that users have the access they need to do their jobs and that access is promptly removed when users leave the organization. But in the last decade, government regulations have added new security and compliance demands that require companies to demonstrate and prove strong controls over “who has access to what.”
This shift has made it all the more imperative that IT organizations work closely with business managers. Because they are the ones who understand the business risks facing the organization, business managers can and should make the appropriate tradeoffs between benefits and risks to the organization.
Learn the three best practices IT should follow to ensure that business managers actively and effectively participate in identity management compliance and security processes.