The need to provide your users with secure access can be really challenging but anyway, an identity and access management solution can deliver improved security, save costs and as well time. Read on and learn more on the importance of identity access management.
By and large, users often will demand quick and easy access to systems and information wherever it is that they may be located. This is one need that most organizations realize that they need to provide for, ease of access but at the same time they have to grapple with the need to balance their user demands against the difficult security requirements. Cybercriminals are aware that organizations must support their remote users and they will always be making attempts to exploit the enterprise identity systems through the use of the social engineering attacks which allow them to compromise the identity and credential of the legit users and as such gain access to the systems. By and large, the past few years have actually seen a rise in the use of social engineering attacks by the cybercriminals and it is indeed proving to be such a potent form of attack and threat to your users identity.
By the way, the need for secure access is one that is really proving to be a challenge for many in the IT profession. This is based on the fact that the IT professionals will have to meet and keep up with the needs and demands of such a diverse landscape of users there are across the numerous applications and platforms. As such, there will arise a number of situations that will demand for a modification to the access permissions. Over and above this, there will be new users who will be brought on board and as such there is going to be the need to have their access provisioned as fast as should be during the process of having them on-boarded. Moreover, there are those users who will be leaving the organization for one reason or another, and for the security of the organization, these must have their access permissions revoked. Still there are those who will only change positions within your organization as a result of promotions and the like rise in ranks and as they rise, they will require additional upgrades or updates to the permissions required for the new roles and office that they will be assuming. Still such will have to relinquish the keys and permissions to the roles and offices that they no longer require, which means that the permissions that they no longer require to be relevant in their new roles must be removed or revoked.