Hype Cycle™ for Identity and Access Management Technologies, 2021

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Many of the more mature technologies and standards were included when designing the Scaled Access platform, such as ‘SaaS-delivered AM’, ‘API access control’ and ‘Externalized authorization management’ ‘OIDC’ & ‘OAuth 2.0’.

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Main Takeaways:

  • SaaS-delivered AM offers better agility and shorter time to completion than software-delivered AM
  • Externalized Authorization Management has become more popular, and importantly, more accessible.
  • Per Gartner,”Customer IAM is a big driver for more recent API access control demand when developing more sophisticated privacy and consent management controls. “
  • OAuth 2.0 as an industry standard is widely adopted by the vast majority of AM and API security vendors
  • Per Gartner, “For many companies, the cost of maintaining a homegrown CIAM tool, with the added complexity of fraud and privacy, has become more expensive compared to commercial offerings.”

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Gartner, Hype Cycle for Identity and Access Management Technologies, 2021, 27 July 2021, Tricia Phillips, Michael Kelley, Henrique Teixeira.

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