Today, most organizations base their operations on a large number of technologies that are all automated and interconnected – to each other, and to the outside world.
Connectivity is great – it gives organizations and their users huge flexibility and endless potential to adapt and learn. Automation is also great – it’s a powerful tool that saves resources and can ensure alignment across people, platforms and systems.
But automation and connectivity to the outside world also makes the organization more vulnerable, if the wrong person gains access.
To stop hackers and disgruntled parties from doing too much harm, once they are in your systems, identity management – controlling which user accounts are can do what – is critical to get right.