What is identity management? IAM definition, uses, and solutions

Identity and access management, or IAM, in enterprise IT is about defining and managing the roles and access privileges of individual network users and the circumstances in which users are granted (or denied) those privileges. The core objective of IAM systems is one identity per individual. Once that digital identity has been established, it must be maintained, modified and monitored throughout each user’s “access lifecycle.”

Read more about what IAM is and how it provides IT managers with tools and technologies for controlling user access to critical information within an organization on CSO.

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