Peter Bastian
Peter Bastian

4 Key Takeaways from Gartner IAM Summit

Cybersecurity mesh architectureThe
Gartner Identity and Access Management (IAM) Summit is an annual event
that brings together IAM professionals to share their insights,
knowledge, and best practices in the rapidly evolving field of IAM. This
year, the summit provided a unique opportunity to learn about the
latest trends and innovations in IAM and connect with other
professionals and vendors in the field. In this blog post, we will
highlight the top four takeaways from the Gartner IAM Summit 2023 and
discuss why they are important for organizations looking to improve
their overall security strategy.1# Identity-First Security as the North Star of your Security StrategyThe
first takeaway highlights the importance of context-aware policies for
identity-first security strategies. Experts predict that by 2026, 70% of
identity-first security strategies will fail unless organizations adopt
continuous and consistent context-based access policies.Identity + Context == The new perimeter.As
cyber threats become increasingly sophisticated, adopting an
identity-first security mindset is essential. This requires a continuous
effort to identify and address vulnerabilities that attackers can
exploit. For instance, the SolarWinds attack highlighted the importance
of re-authenticating users before allowing them to register a new phone
as a multifactor authentication device.  

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