The Top 10 Identity Governance and Administration Articles and Best Practices

The Top 10 Identity Governance and Administration Articles and Best Practices

The editors of Solutions Review work to research identity governance and administration (IGA), and cybersecurity in general, on a constant basis. We compile technology research papers and reports, product updates, and capability trends. Then, we compile it into best practices articles posted every week (and multiple times a week at that). 

Obviously, we offer a lot of identity governance articles and best practices. Sorting through all of them could feel daunting to the IT decision-maker. Thus, we compiled some of our best identity governance articles and best practices for your perusal. Check it out here! 

The Top 10 Identity Governance and Administration Articles and Best Practices 

1. The 5 Top Next-Gen Identity Governance Capabilities

The 5 Top Next-Gen Identity Governance Capabilities

Enterprises continue to neglect IGA solutions, and their identity security suffers because of it. Next-generation identity governance capabilities provide much-needed visibility into their networks and digital identities. Cybersecurity and identity management relies on visibility; the recurring mantra among InfoSec experts states “you cannot protect what you cannot see.” Learn more about the top 5 IGA capabilities here.   

2. Why Identity Governance Should Be A Business Process Priority

Why Identity Governance Should Be A Business Process Priority

Employee identities become increasingly precious as enterprises consider their digital transformation. Managing employees’ identities through identity governance should become a business process priority for all enterprises. Yet not enough businesses recognize the transformative power identity governance offers their workflows. They leave money on the table as long as this insight failure persists. Find out more here.   

3. 5 Ways to Prevent an Identity Governance Deployment Failure

5 Ways to Prevent an Identity Governance Deployment Failure

No list of identity governance best practices could go without addressing identity governance deployment. IGA solutions have a reputation as being difficult, costly, and lengthy. Also, they have a reputation for deployment failures, costing enterprises even more in time and money as they scramble to correct the problem or find a solution more suitable to their business. At the same time, identity governance is necessary to maintain identity compliance, manage employee roles, and handle the vast volume of access requests. Find out more here.   

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4. The 16 Best Identity Governance Tools for 2020

The 16 Best Identity Governance Tools for 2020

Solutions Review’s listing of the best identity governance tools and software is an annual sneak peek of the solution providers included in our Buyer’s Guide and Solutions Directory. Information was gathered via online materials and reports, conversations with vendor representatives, and examinations of product demonstrations and free trials. Check them out here

5. The 5 Critical Business Identity Governance Use Cases

5 Critical Business Identity Governance Use Cases

This article proves remarkably straightforward. We describe the top use-cases of IGA solutions. Find them here.  

6. [VIDEO] The Top 3 Capabilities of Identity Governance and Administration

[VIDEO] The Top 3 Capabilities of Identity Governance and Administration

Our Solutions Review Explores Youtube Series shares identity governance best practices as well as best practices for other technology fields. For example, this video provides an exciting and engaging visual aid for learning about IGA solutions and their capabilities. You can check our discussion of the video, and the video itself, here.   

7. Why Do So Many Enterprises Neglect Identity Governance?

Why Do So Many Enterprises Neglect Identity Governance?

As the discourse on IAM and privileged access management increases, one branch of identity security remains neglected: identity governance. In fact, many enterprises fail to understand what identity governance can offer them and their cybersecurity. This is an absolute shame because identity governance and administration can optimize your identity security and cybersecurity. In fact, neglect of identity governance often results from a failure to understand significant potential gaps in enterprise cybersecurity. Learn more here

8. What’s Changed: 2019 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Identity Governance and Administration (IGA)

What’s Changed: 2019 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Identity Governance and Administration (IGA)

Check out the most recent iteration of Gartner’s critical Magic Quadrant report on Identity Governance and Administration here. In terms of capabilities, the 2019 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Identity Governance and Administration cites identity life cycle, entitlement management, policy and role management, and identity analytics. 

9. The Top 3 Enterprise Identity Governance Mistakes

The Top 3 Enterprise Identity Governance Mistakes

What are the top three identity governance mistakes enterprises make? Why does identity governance and administration (IGA) matter for your overall identity management? How can it supplement and strengthen your enterprise cybersecurity? Find the answers to these questions here

10. Key Information on Identity Management For Financial Organizations

Key Information on Identity Management For Financial Organizations

Finally, let’s conclude on the overlap between identity governance best practices and financial identity management. Several challenges for financial identity management can be solved by identity governance. Find out which ones here.  

How to Learn More

You can read more identity governance articles and best practices here. Also check out the Identity Governance and Administration Buyer’s Guide for more on providers and their key identity and access management capabilities. 

Ben Canner

Ben Canner is an enterprise technology writer and analyst covering Identity Management, SIEM, Endpoint Protection, and Cybersecurity writ large. He holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree in English from Clark University in Worcester, MA. He previously worked as a corporate blogger and ghost writer. You can reach him via Twitter and LinkedIn.
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