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By Martin Kuppinger

Governance for all data: Get a grip on unstructured data

While many businesses have solutions for managing and reviewing access at a coarse-grain, cross-system level in place as part of their Identity & Access Governance solutions, they lack an integrated approach for governing access to unstructured data. However, for mitigating access risks to that data, expanding the aperture of identity governance programs is mandatory. This whitepaper looks at the requirements and the solution SailPoint delivers.

1 Introduction

Over the past decade, solutions for Access Governance or IGA (Identity Governance & Administration) have been implemented in many organizations, parti ...

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2 Highlights

  • Identify a gap of common IGA solutions when it comes to managing and governing access entitlements at system level
  • Understand why governing access ...
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3 There’s a gap: The limits of Access Governance

Access Governance is essential – but it is not sufficient, focusing on a rather coarse-grain cross-system view, not on a detailed view on the specif ...

Solutions supporting administrators of such environments, e.g. Windows administrators or SharePoint administrators, commonly are too technical and spe ...

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4 Adding governance for unstructured data

Data Access Governance tools support the management of unstructured data. However, many of these tools are too technical and most of them are not inte ...

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5 Key requirements for Governing Access to Unstructured Data

Aside of integration to IGA, there are various other key requirements to Data Governance tools. These tools must go well beyond the administrator focu ...

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6 The SailPoint approach to comprehensive IGA

SailPoint delivers SecurityIQ as an extension of the SailPoint Open Identity Platform, with tight integration into their IGA flagship product Identity ...

An interesting feature is the Data Owners Dashboard, which gives data owners a condensed overview and drill-down capabilities for “their” data, e. ...

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7 Action Plan for comprehensive identity governance

There is a strong need for enterprise moving towards an integrated approach for IGA that covers all systems and data. Access Governance capabilities s ...

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