Gartner® Predicts 2024: The Changing Role of the Identity and Access Management Leader

Read the 2023 Gartner report to learn how the responsibilities and requirements of the IAM leader will evolve. Gartner has defined several possible predictions for how an IAM leader will function, in and out of the Csuite, during the upcoming years.

Key Findings:
■ The disciplines, practices and technologies known collectively as identity and access management have evolved into enablers for business and the core control plane for cybersecurity.
■ IAM’s evolution is affecting the ways that IAM teams function and, in particular, how the roles of security and risk management leaders responsible for IAM are changing.
■ IAM will no longer be relegated to one technology tower in the overall IT infrastructure group of most businesses; instead, it will deliver foundational capabilities for all of IT.
■ IAM leaders will evolve in different directions, depending on the organization, each with increased responsibility, visibility and influence.

Read the full report to:
■ Explore the evolving role of IAM leaders in cybersecurity. It highlights their expanding responsibilities, predicts a shift to Chief Identity Officers, and emphasizes aligning IAM metrics with business goals for effective decision-making.
■ Understand how the predictions outline strategic planning assumptions, analyses on IAM leadership evolution, market implications, and recommendations for IAM program enhancement, emphasizing the growing significance of IAM leaders in detecting and responding to breaches.

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