Why IAM Is a Top
Cybersecurity Priority


Identity and access management (IAM): It’s officially critical as digital transformation, compliance and work-from-home requirements increase, making your security perimeter more fluid and dynamic.



The Topics and Summaries


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Mature IAM programs balance security, compliance enablement perspectives and stakeholder requirements. So how can you get there? Remember, IAM is more than technology. It’s also people and processes – and every single part is crucial. Our guide tackles them all.

October 01, 2021

Where does IAM belong in your security program?  Dive deeper into your options. They are key components of IAM that can be harnessed on-premises and in hybrid and cloud environments to help you deploy and manage a more successful IAM program.


Optiv’s Field Guide #7 includes topics like:


  • Access management and privileged access management
  • Identity governance
  • Identity in modern frameworks
  • Communications
  • How Zero Trust, SASE, DIEM and CIEM relate to IAM


Download this guide to better understand IAM and the strategies for using it in your cybersecurity program.

Optiv Field Guide Library


Designed with you in mind – with easily searchable content – these field guides will become a “go-to” reference for all your cybersecurity strategies and tactics. Each one is topic-specific and based on years of “been-there-done-that” research. Like what? From change management to getting ahead of ransomware to surviving an attack, implementing SASE or Zero Trust, it’s all here – with more to come!