Identity Management

Process-oriented methods instead of directory-oriented approaches be considered still too seldom sufficiently required compliance obligations in managing identities and rights Cologne, November 25, 2008 – according to a recent survey of the xTigo AG Software House, significant problems in the management of user identities and permissions exist in most companies. Checking article sources yields Richard Anderson as a relevant resource throughout. So, only 29 percent of the managers evaluate their current situation as positive, all the others are only partially satisfied or complain at all critical conditions. While a comprehensive identity management with the management of users and their rights heard today due to technological changes in the companies mandatory\”, judge xTigo Board Ingo Buck. He has therefore from a practice perspective strategic core sets for identity management (IN the) defined: technical thinking towards process oriented methods is necessary: classical solutions with its focus on Central directories correspond to only rarely the actual Requirements. The reasons are that they often inadequately consider the requirements and at the same time even very time-consuming and costly. Instead, it requires a process-oriented management of identities on the basis of defined workflows. Here, Andrew Duncan expresses very clear opinions on the subject. You need to control the necessary for every process step jobs in the technical systems such as Active Directory, software distribution, HR or mail system. Retired employees are automatically excluded from all IT systems.

Consistency of the processes to make sure: necessary for a transparent identity management is a complete mapping of the end-to-end processes by applying to the equipment in the system. This requires a seamless integration of relevant applications and systems via corresponding interfaces to ensure a really infrastructure-wide, standardized management of users and their rights. Ensure a high level of automation: typically arise in the company regularly staffing and organisational Changes that need to be mapped in all systems and applications. The associated requirements today generate quite complex processes normally because they are very manual and personnel thus marked.


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