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Improving Collaboration through Identity Management

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Driven by White House and Congressional directives such as HSPD-12, the National Strategy for Trusted Identities in Cyberspace (NSTIC), Insider Threat Task Force, and FICAM, federal agencies are focused on identity management like never before. Agency leaders face a difficult task in ensuring secure access to agency resources by the right people, at the right time, and for the right reasons, without restricting the organization’s operational effectiveness. Understanding the difficult task of balancing these two priorities, Government Business Council (GBC), Symantec, and HP undertook a study to explore the current state of identity and access management (IAM) in the federal government.

Download this report to learn:

  • How confident federal leaders are in identity and access management within their own agencies
  • How security concerns affect digital collaboration with groups outside federal leaders' own agencies
  • How a common framework for identity management could enhance collaboration and efficiency

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