Since the identity and access management technology of the future must be cognizant of applications and resources in the cloud, one of the best options may very well be locating the technology itself in the cloud. In fact, Gartner, Inc. predicted that 25% of all 2014 identity and access management (IAM) sales will be identity as a service (IDaaS).
This Security School lesson featuring guest instructor Dave Shackleford takes a deep dive into the benefits and pitfalls of cloud-centric IAM and aims to help organizations decide if the technology is the best for their business needs.
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While cloud-based identity and access management services and products boast many benefits (including reduced costs and simplified management), it is important for organizations to know that the rewards come with multiple risks. In the following three lessons, cloud security expert Dave Shackleford explains the pros and cons of cloud-centric IAM, discusses best practices for cloud IAM implementation, and runs down the different security controls offered by some of today's top cloud service providers.
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