According to Gartner, the majority of new system purchases will use IDaaS by 2021. Though IDaaS is a booming sector of the security industry, it is important to note that it is not without potential issues. First and foremost, some regulated industries may not be able to leverage IDaaS and remain compliant. This is because a critical function (i.e., IdM) is being outsourced and the service provider may not be able to comply with all the regulatory requirements. Another concern is that some of the most critical data in the enterprise is increasingly exposed once it moves out of the enterprise enclaves. Though various cloud service providers will undoubtedly be able to provide equal or better security than the client organization, it is ...

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