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Identity and Access Management with IBM Security Verify

By Katherine Cola posted Mon December 14, 2020 08:29 AM


For decades IBM has been a key player in the Identity & Access Management (IAM) space, innovating on its solutions and adapting to new business challenges, compliance requirements and technologies. Throughout that evolution, IBM's IAM offerings have greatly evolved into a modern portfolio, with comprehensive solutions across access management, consumer identity, authentication, identity governance, and privileged access management. Because of such an expansive set of offerings, coupled with different deployment methods and a shift towards hybrid multicloud, IBM has pulled all of its IAM products under one single brand. IBM Security Verify is the overarching IAM brand with many new capabilities and features. We are excited to announce that all of our IAM products are officially rebranded under the Verify name!

IBM Security Verify delivers a modernized IAM platform for any organization to:

  • Leverage unparalleled context for decisions about who should be able to access what.
  • Combine identity with threat management and incident response.
  • Secure applications across any cloud through a common stellar developer experience without requiring IAM expertise.
  • Incorporate broad identity workflows including access management, identity governance, and privileged access management.

The IBM Security Verify brand is here to help with all of your identity and access management needs. IBM empowers organizations to give the right people the right access at the right time through Verify and our IAM Services, to provide the design, implementation, and integration expertise to help at each stage of your journey to cloud. Take a look at the breakout of the Verify offerings below.

    Access Management & Consumer Identity and Access Management (CIAM)

    IBM Security Verify

    IBM Security Verify, formerly IBM Cloud Identity, is IBM’s identity-as-a-service (IDaaS) offering that aggregates dynamic user, device, and environmental context to automate risk protection and continuously authenticate any user to any resource, across both workforce and consumer populations. Identity plays a strategic part in an overall digital transformation, and businesses are evaluating how they can modernize IAM to address today’s hybrid multicloud challenges. Verify plays a central part in that journey as an IDaaS offering, and we at IBM have committed to this modernization, continually rolling out new platform capability every three weeks.

    IBM Security Verify Access

    IBM Security Verify Access, formerly IBM Security Access Manager (ISAM), is IBM’s long-standing access management solution that also aggregates dynamic user, device, and environmental context to automate risk protection and continuously authenticate any user to any resource. It can be deployed on-premises, in a virtual or hardware appliance or containerized with Docker. Version 10 of Verify Access offers several new improvements across hybrid multicloud support, modernized user experience, and specific product use cases.

    Privileged Access Management

    IBM Security Verify Privilege

    IBM Security Verify Privilege, formerly IBM Security Secret Server, is IBM’s privileged access and password management solution available both on-premises and in the cloud. It allows for the discovery, management, protection and audit of privileged access across organizations of every size. Verify Privilege also includes endpoint privilege and application control capabilities to apply a least privilege security posture and implement application control on endpoints, minimizing risks caused by cyber-attacks without disrupting end-users. The newest feature of Verify Privilege automates secrets management to provide DevOps teams the speed and agility needed to stay productive without sacrificing security. It addresses all scenarios where secrets are exchanged between machines, including databases and applications for software and infrastructure deployment, testing, orchestration, configuration, and Robotic Process Automation.


    Identity Governance and Administration

    IBM Security Verify Governance

    IBM Security Verify Governance, formerly IBM Security Identity Governance & Intelligence (IGI), is IBM’s solution for identity governance and administration. New features from the latest version include an intuitive interface for access certification, access request workflow, self-service and SoD control for administrators, improvements to support hybrid use cases with IBM Security Verify, and simplified packaging and licensing. Verify Governance also includes the former IBM Security Identity Manager (ISIM) product. New features for this product include role assignment attributes in Service Center, auto-provisioning for non-personal accounts like application accounts and operational accounts, the ability to add dynamic roles to role hierarchy to simplify birthright entitlements configuration, and SSO via Verify.