Solutions Review’s listing of the best identity governance vendors of 2021 is an annual mashup of products that best represent current market conditions, according to the crowd. Our editors selected the listed products based on each solution’s Authority Score, a meta-analysis of real user sentiment through the web’s most trusted business software review sites, and our own proprietary five-point inclusion criteria.
Solution Reviews presents the 16 best identity governance vendors of 2021.
Identity Governance, long since sidelined in the identity management and cybersecurity conversation, might be poised for its true ascension in 2021. With the COVID-19 pandemic devastating typical workflows and enterprise IT environments, many of the challenges Identity Governance works to solve became ever more pressing.
These include role management, which binds permissions to select roles within the network, and privilege revoking, necessary for mitigating access creep. Additionally, Identity Governance can automate temporary privilege assignment, ensuring employees can gain temporary permissions for projects with relative ease but preventing those privileges from accumulating.
So enterprises need to emphasize identity governance and administration capabilities to close vulnerabilities and protect users. Thus we present the 16 best identity governance vendors of 2021, present in alphabetical order.
The 16 Best Identity Governance Vendors of 2021
For IGA, Broadcom’s Layer7 platform provides an integrated solution for privileged user governance, role discovery, lifecycle management, and identity compliance. Broadcom was named to the KuppingerCole Leadership Compass for Identity Governance and Administration 2020 as a Leader.
Fischer offers Access Governance features to automatically and reliably control user accounts and privileges across internal and external systems based on user risk profiles and roles. It appeared in the KuppingerCole Leadership Compass for Identity Governance and Administration 2020 and in CIOReview’s Top 20 IAM Solution Companies of 2020.
HID Global is perhaps most prominently known as a biometric authentication solution provider, but its capabilities also allow for extensive granular and multifactor authentication protocols as well as extensive access governances. HID Global also provides access control systems with support for a wide range of credential technologies. Also, it can tailor its specific solutions to match different verticals and use cases.
IBM Security’s Identity Governance and Administration suite—Identity Governance and Intelligence (IGI)—combines the IBM Security Identity Manager (ISIM) with IBM Security Identity Governance (ISIG) solutions for strong automation and some of the strongest governance abilities in the identity security market. IBM was named a Leader in the KuppingerCole Leadership Compass for Identity Governance and Administration 2020.
Identity Automation’s solution, RapidIdentity, supports not only identity governance and administration capabilities but automated provisioning, and access and account management as well. Identity Automation appeared in the KuppingerCole Leadership Compass for Identity Governance and Administration 2020.
Micro Focus offers both NetIQ Identity Management and NetIQ Identity Governance. This suite is offered with several optional add-ons, such as Access Review—an identity governance add-on—and the NetIQ Access Governance Suite (AGS). Also, it appeared in the KuppingerCole Leadership Compass for Identity Governance and Administration 2020.
Omada features a flexible data model, excellent dashboards, and powerful reporting capabilities, including closed-loop reporting. User-facing elements of all identity lifecycle scenarios support a flexible data model for user entitlements. Its Identity Governance has been recognized by Gartner as a Leader in the 2019 IGA Magic Quadrant.
The One Identity solution provides a unified governance foundation that addresses enterprise management, auditing, and industry compliance needs; it is a modular and integrated approach to account governance that provides rapid time-to-value by offering comprehensive functionality. In 2020, it was named a Leader in the KuppingerCole Leadership Compass for Identity Governance and Administration.
The Oracle Identity Governance (OIG) Suite is an integrated solution that centralizes security for applications and web services and provides a single point of contact for support under a single license contract. It also appeared in the KuppingerCole Leadership Compass for Identity Governance and Administration 2020 as a Leader.
Ping Identity’s PingDataGovernance solution is designed to provide centralized, fine-grain policy control over access to your enterprise’s stored identities and profiles for users and third parties alike. Ping Identity offers scalable Single Sign-On features and can support multiple workforces, third-party, and consumer identity use-cases.
PlainID offers a policy-based access control (PBAC) solution that simplifies authorization to one point of decision, one point of control, and one point of view across enterprises’ cloud, mobile, and legacy applications. With global enterprise clients in various sectors, PlainID has the infrastructure and capabilities to support large enterprise users and mid-sized enterprises.
RSA offers identity governance and administration through its RSA Identity Governance and Lifecycle solution: a highly scalable identity management suite built from separately licensed components. It appeared in the KuppingerCole Leadership Compass for Identity Governance and Administration 2020.
SailPoint’s true identity security strength lies in its access governance and administration capabilities, which build off of SailPoint’s background as a renowned innovator in identity access and governance. Also, it appeared as a Leader in the KuppingerCole Leadership Compass for Identity Governance and Administration 2020.
Saviynt’s identity governance solutions enable enterprises to secure their applications, data, and corporate infrastructure in a single cloud or on-premise platform. Saviynt was named as a Leader in the KuppingerCole Leadership Compass for Identity Governance and Administration 2020.
Simeio offers the Identity Orchestrator platform, which automates compliance reporting and protects against both internal and external threats with password and role management, access creep prevention, segregation of duties enforcement, and identity proofing. It received recognition in the KuppingerCole IGA Leadership Compass for 2020.
Tools4ever develops and provides standardized and affordable Identity Governance & Administration (IGA) solutions that can be deployed and adopted within a few weeks and are easily managed by enterprise IT security teams. It also offers an in-house team of IT consultants to assist with IGA deployment and implementations, as well as self-service resets, centralized access reporting, audit logs, and SSO which all facilitate identity governance.
Thanks for taking a look at our list of the 16 Best Identity Governance Vendors of 2021. For more on these vendors, check out our Identity Governance and Administration Buyer’s Guide or the Solutions Suggestion Engine.
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