Before we speak about the trends, let have a little chat about where 2014 left! The curtain raiser for 2014 was Target Identity Theft Scandal, and the curtain closed with Amazon Scam Email, ringing bells of Identity theft threats. Each of such events have pointed at passive threats of Identity thefts. This arrives at the time when C-Suite Executives, Administrative IT, Business Owners are struggling to optimize technology to achieve business excellence, efficiency, compliance, governance, et al.
The custodians of administrative IT are not oblivious of these threats, but many chose to keep their fingers crossed and wish they will not be attacked. This is happening at the time when scam artists are becoming innovative, hackers are getting creative at exploiting technology voids. There could be someone who has made into your system as you read this – and you may not even know about this little trip a hacker made in your enterprise architectural structure.
So here we are, at the beginning of 2015, with three top Identity and Access Technology trends that will be witnessed in this calendar year.
- No fretting over expenditure: The year 2015 will register a mind-set change of decision makers as Identity and Access Technologies will be seen more as an investment than expense. Integration of new automation tools, and learning of new technologies to create a robust organisational structure will gain more acceptance. Availability of in-depth insights of associated cost benefit will more sense to a wider set of decision makers. Awareness about identity thefts driven through news sources might give sleepless nights to those who have been oblivious of the threat of not adopting IAM.
- Doing the Cloud Talk: The delivery module has split into complex algorithm of on-premise IAM and a value for money sophisticated architecture of an on-cloud IdM. The benefits of Identity and Access Technology are reaching out to masses. We are talking cloud more than ever for it being a subscription based model, pointing at why it is more feasible than ever to adopt IDaaS. And 2015 will further strengthen the trend of talking the cloud jargons!
- Embracing mobility as choice: Enterprise endpoints are getting designed to offer employees more flexibility. BYOD will drift from lockdown to widespread adoption and is here to stay for long. While desktop PCs and laptops continue to be afflicted by security complications, palm-held gadgets and mobile devices expose enterprises to unauthorized network access and data theft. Corporate policy enforcement will see innovative technological induction to minimise vulnerability of enterprise system in case of lost or stolen devices.
When it comes to security considerations, age old adage stands tall – prevention is better than cure. And Identity and Access Management is more than that, it is about automation, efficiency, resource optimisation, corporate governance, regulatory compliance.
Have you included Identity gatekeeping in your bucket list of 2015? If not, there are technology trends that are pointing at why you should be open to embracing Identity and Access Technology in 2015. Avancer corporation can help you in bringing intelligent solutions to take care of Identity and Access Management. Should you need a consultation session, feed in your details here>>