Healthcare Identity and Access Management: Why It’s Time to Shift from Single Sign-On to Comprehensive IAM

In a recent blog article, we discussed the top 5 Identity and Access Management challenges the healthcare industry is facing. Evolving compliance regulations, growing M&A activity, digital transformation, ongoing financial and organizational issues, and mounting security threats are all driving the need for more comprehensive Identity and Access Management (IAM) capabilities that go well-beyond pure single sign-on (SSO) alone.

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Overcoming the Top 5 Healthcare Identity Management Challenges Requires More Than SSO

The healthcare industry is in a state of flux. Increasing regulations, the shift from paper-based to digital records, and pressure to reduce costs while maintaining a high level of care has given rise to a period of change and new challenges. 

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Evolving Your Organization’s Access Management Capabilities with the Identity and Access Management Maturity Model

Access Management (AM), Identity Management, Identity and Access Management (IAM), and Privileged Access Management (PAM): while these terms use similar language and act to strengthen an organization’s security posture, they each have separate and distinct meanings. 

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Leading the Discussion on Exception Handling in Access Management at the 2019 NYS Cyber Security Conference

Last month, our top Identity and Access Management (IAM) experts escaped the Texas heat and traveled to Albany, New York for the 22nd Annual New York State (NYS) Cyber Security Conference.

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Mergers & Acquisitions: How IAM Solutions Make Day One Access a Reality

So your company is buying a company….

This is undoubtedly a huge step forward for your organization and a reason for celebration, but if you’re part of the IT department, you might be more focused on the long list of important tasks to be done immediately after the contract is signed.

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A Look Back at FAEDS 2018: Discussing the Role of IAM Solutions in Education with Jackson County Schools

Last month, Identity Automation joined K12 school districts, colleges, and universities from around the state of Florida in Orlando for the FAEDS 2018 conference hosted by the Florida Association of Educational Data Systems.

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The Zero Trust Model - What It is and Why It Starts with Identity

The digital transformation has significantly increased risk exposure for enterprises. With users operating a variety of devices from a variety of locations, there is a greater attack surface with less IT oversight and control.

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A Just In Time Approach to Edge Use Access

No single access methodology can effectively manage every access use case across an organization. While Role-Based and Attribute-Based Access Controls (RBAC and ABAC) can cover the majority of a given user’s access needs, neither method is ideally suited for every use case; there will always be exceptions.

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Why Role Nesting and Role Mining Won't Address Your Access Management Needs

As the number of employees, vendors, contractors, and departments within an organization grows, so too does the complexity associated with managing access to a growing number of applications and systems.

System administrators commonly manage this complexity by preemptively creating more roles for exceptions and edge use cases. And organizations with more limited or older legacy Identity and Access Management (IAM) systems often have no choice but to handle new access requests by assigning new roles to a user.

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