Achieving Successful Digital Transformation and Zero Trust Architecture: The Identity Integration Imperative
Digital transformation is the new business imperative, but it must be achieved without compromising security. It requires businesses to become both more dynamic and distributed, in effect making identity the new security perimeter. Thus, deploying a fully integrated and flexible identity capability—which is at the core of modern Zero Trust Architectures—is the critical first step toward digital transformation.
Every private and government enterprise must urgently confront twin challenges that are very intimately related: digital transformation and zero-trust architecture (ZTA). Digital transformation is impossible without security, and the dynamic and distributed digital enterprise requires a more dynamic and robust cybersecurity architecture—ZTA. In the new digital enterprise, identity defines the perimeter. Thus, a fully integrated and flexible identity capability—which is at the core of ZTA—is the critical infrastructure needed to support digital transformation.
According to KuppingerCole Analyst, Martin Smith, who will join us for this webinar, digital transformation and the need for business agility are creating an explosion in the volume, variety and velocity of identity data that enterprises have to manage. Regulators have also sharply increased the requirements for enterprises to assure that identity data is accurate and protected. Add to these factors the move to the cloud, along with the increase in mergers and acquisitions, and you’ve got some tough challenges in identity management for today’s large enterprises.
The ability to integrate identity data from across multiple types of sources has become an increasingly urgent requirement for enterprises, whose challenge is to control access to diverse digital services on-premises and in the cloud. The new identity-based perimeter is a prerequisite for supporting the expanded and distributed access to information that characterizes the digital enterprise.
In this webinar, Martin Smith of KuppingerCole Analysts and Wade Ellery of Radiant Logic will be discussing ways to achieve:
- a comprehensive view of all identity data
- an efficient way to keep identity data consistent across all systems where it is created, stored or applied
- the ability to enforce policies on identity data collection, protection, and use that are consistent with enterprise business and compliance obligations
Several common business scenarios will be addressed that illustrate the value of an integrated identity data capability. These include mergers and acquisitions, extension of on-premises IAM to the cloud, supporting secure remote-work scenarios, and implementing compliance with new privacy regulations.
Date: Thursday, March 25, 2021
Speakers: Martin Smith, Analyst with KuppingerCole Analysts and Wade Ellery, Senior Solutions Architect with Radiant Logic.