KuppingerCole Report
Leadership Brief
By Warwick Ashford

Managing Non-Human Identities

As digital transformation gains momentum, new types of digital identity are emerging and growing rapidly. Identity management has traditionally focused on human identities, but non-human identities are proliferating and must not be overlooked. This Leadership Brief looks at the importance of managing non-human and human identities in the same way, and how to approach achieving that.

1 Executive Summary

In the digital era, IT is becoming increasingly service-oriented, cloud-based and supported by artificial intelligence (AI) technologies. As a result, ...

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2 Analysis

Digital identities are at the core of Digital Transformation, Information Security and Privacy, and therefore it has never been more important for ent ...

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3 Recommendations

Identity and Access Management (IAM) has never been more important, but it has also never been more challenging as the IT world becomes increasingly s ...

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