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M. J. Haber, D. RollsIdentity Attack Vectorshttps://doi.org/10.1007/979-8-8688-0233-1_7

7. Identity and Access Management (IAM)

Morey J. Haber1   and Darran Rolls2

Today, Identity and Access Management (IAM) is a core discipline for managing security risks associated with identity accounts, privileges, and their usage in an everyday context. The unique discipline of IAM plays a pivotal role in securing digital assets from inappropriate usage and ensuring the data privacy for information in motion and at rest.

IAM is a multifaceted discipline that encompasses a variety of terms, acronyms, best practices, architectures, and ...

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