Identity & Data

Increasing data and the challenges with identity management

In a world of digital transformation, we face increasing challenges with managing identities. Identity access management (IAM) is primordial for enhanced cyber security. Having control over employees’ access to programs and applications is essential to strengthening cyber security and operational technologies across any organization.

Data exfiltration, proliferation, and cloud use have presented numerous challenges for companies adhering to data protection. Given the recent increase in the number of employees working from home across the globe and a general increase in reliance on third party suppliers or partners, protection of data has grown to become a larger issue than ever before. You need to have a clear understanding of your security measures’ effectiveness on sensitive data to cater to your employees’ remote lifestyles while ensuring data is readily accessible. You also need to ensure that data necessary for third party providers is accessible, without the compromising the privacy of your clients or breaching regulation in the environment your organization operates in.

The ultimate question for your company is: how can you gain better visibility and control of your data and ensure your organization is set up to succeed?

Access to Data

Information, applications, and services must be managed. Today, tracking is often done on an ad-hoc basis through spreadsheets, emails, and various ticketing systems, making it challenging to govern and oversee. As a time-consuming and often uncomprehensive practice, it leaves many critical accesses unmanaged and results in exposed risks.

Identity management

Employee onboarding and privileged access management are crucial for the prevention of threats. Always assign role-based access controls to prevent data misuse and ensure compliance requirements. Often, breaches happen due to misuse by internal threat actors.

Defining access

Defining access among teams is key to information security. Appropriate access controls ensure selective access to data, thus minimizing risks.

Business performance

CIAM (Customer IAM): Enhanced security measures establish credibility and build a reputation — leading to a performance boost.

What are the benefits of IAM & data protection?

Enhanced security

IAM helps with mitigating security threats and risks. IAM is useful in ensuring regulatory compliance by identifying policy violations or removal of unauthorized access. Leverage IAM to make sure that your security measures are in place in compliance with audit requirements.

Improved segmentation

Understanding data, its level of sensitivity or criticality, and its relation to the core business, allows for the seamless creation of proper access controls that lead to a higher degree of data protection.

Why choose OwlGaze?

OwlGaze can advise on, deploy and operate a practical set of access controls, balancing the need to reduce risk while enabling productivity, business growth, and cost optimization.

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OwlGaze will determine the fundamentals of cybersecurity for your business by introducing:

Information labeling

To standardize and automate the classification of information assets that lead to efficient data leakage protection measures.

Data lifecycle mapping

To understand and map out the data lifecycle in a clear, multi-dimensional approach.

An operation model

To utilize a customized IAM framework and supportive process to provide visibility on who has access to what resources to reduce cyber risks.

User & client experiences

To streamline access to critical systems, applications and data while ensuring privileged controls are in place.

Interconnected technology

To increase the use and efficiency of existing tools to encourage productivity while managing cost-effectiveness by maintaining identities.

Standards

To understand and comply with the laws and regulations that apply to your business.

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