Lately, the digital identities of users have evolved into playing a significant role in specifying how users interact with computer networks, thus making the IAM programs more and more complex.

Identity and Access Management has become one of the most celebrated, and at the same time, dreaded term in IT management. In the present days of cutting-edge technology, IAM has evolved into a branch of science and has been perceived as a very difficult process. IT administrators have to find innovative ways to deal with the new challenges that today’s technologies and business demands throw at them.

Procuring industry-level IAM information, processes, implementation stories, what worked for whom, etc. can be difficult, if we do not look for it in the right place.

In today’s post we bring to you a list of analysts you might want to follow, to get industry-level IAM information.

In no specific order:

  • Andras Cser – Principal Analyst serving Security & Risk PROFESSIONALS

Andras serves Security & Risk Professionals. He is a leading expert on identity management, access management, user account provisioning, entitlement management, federation, privileged identity management, and role design and management.

Andras’s Profile | His Blog

  • Kevin K. Kampman – Sr Director Consulting Springfield, OH USA

Kevin Kampman covers identity management, security, risk, and privacy issues for cloud, enterprise, and business-to-business and consumer-facing environments. With Gartner for 14 years, Mr. Kampman has more than 30 years of experience in the IT industry.

Kevin’s Profile | His Blog

  • Earl Perkins – Research VP – Birmingham, AL USA

Earl Perkins is a Research Vice President in Systems, Security and Risk at Gartner. His focus areas include: (1) identity and access management (IAM), including user administration/provisioning; (2) identity and access governance (IAG); (3) externalized authorization management; (4) IAM consulting, system integration, managed services, and IAM for cloud; (5) IAM strategy, markets and futures; and (6) industrial control or operational technology (OT) security.

Earl’s Profile | His Blog

  • Ant Allan – Research VP – Lincoln United Kingdom

Ant Allan, Ph.D., is a Research Vice President in Gartner Research. He is a core member of the identity and access management (IAM) research community and specializes in IAM program management and in key “authentication” and related “administration” technologies, processes, policies and best practices.

Ant’s Profile | Ant on Twitter

  • Ian Glazer – Research VP – Washington, DC USA

Ian Glazer is a Research Vice President and the Agenda Manager on the GTP Identity and Privacy Strategies team. He leads IdPS’ coverage for authorization and privacy. Other topics he covers include user provisioning, identity and access governance, access certification, role management, identity data quality, and national identity programs.

Ian’s Profile | His Blog


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