Chapter 5: Identity and Access Management

In this chapter, we will be reviewing identity and access management in depth, as well as their importance within enterprises today. In a zero-trust model, identity has become extremely critical, and the need to protect them has never been more important. Through third-party SaaS providers and the data center shift to the cloud, users can now access their corporate information from anywhere over the internet. A simple breach of just their identity can allow an intruder to log in and access their information and a greater variety of data within the environment. Because of this, we need to revisit the traditional authentication methods and add enhanced protection to our identity and access model.

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