What Is Identity and Access Management?

May 17, 2022

Identity and access management (IAM) is a framework of processes, policies, and tools for controlling access to an organization's critical data and systems. With IAM, companies can ensure that users are who they say they are (user authentication) and that the right individuals have access to the right resources (user authorization).

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