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How Can Identity Governance and Administration be Made More Effective?

By Enterprise Security Magazine | Thursday, January 30, 2020

In an ever-changing and fast-moving world, to ensure optimal stability, a state-of-the-art IGA program needs to be the focus for every organization.

FREMONT, CA: Identity Governance and Administration (IGA), an Identity and Access Management branch deals with making appropriate access to decision making. This allows the company to reap the advantages of hyper-connectivity while ensuring that only the appropriate people have access to the right information at the right time.

With an effective IGA framework, protection is more efficient and gives the company valuable insight into their workers' activities and needs. It puts the company at stake and is deemed as a waste of time if it is not implemented correctly.

Three key practices can be used to assist businesses in working with IGA.

1. Foundation

A well-managed IGA program giving access to improved decision making concerning identities is a foundation for the security of every organization. It is important to know that identity is not an exclusively human defining characteristic. These are used for tracking livestock, such as sheep and cows. Anything or anyone who can share company information has to be given an identity. The first phase in the creation of a successful IGA system, therefore, involves recognizing the identities and deciding information that employees can access and be trusted with.

2. Strategy Planning

 Businesses must configure their settings and make changes to the data access authorizations after inventorying the identities and mapping their access points. Every company needs prioritization through stakeholder consultation and the implementation of a strategic identity management plan. They must also ensure that all available systems, cloud, and on-site are included. Most companies look forward, to begin with, privileged accounts, which include administrator's root accounts and getting into their crucial systems to make necessary adjustments, as these are the high-value targets for hackers.

3. Flexible System

Organizations are reorganizing departments, moving people to new roles, hiring people, and missing to give details to IT. Security on these systems lags, as companies tend to limit their access upgrades to a time frame set by the compliance rules and regulations. Today, technology allows an adaptive management system to be implemented to identify and respond to the company's changing roles. It will help to place the information before the right decision-makers and make it convenient for them to act.

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