A strong identity and access management (IAM) is a crucial part of any cybersecurity program. Many organizations begin to strengthen their IAM programs by buying a suite of IAM technologies but fall short in realizing the full value. A successful IAM transformation requires the alignment of people, processes and technology to reduce risk and satisfy an ever-increasing number of compliance requirements.
While they may not know it, organizational leaders can both transform their IAM program and significantly improve their compliance posture at the same time. Like an IAM program, the Health Information Trust Alliance (HITRUST) common security framework (CSF) is centered on a holistic view of security maturity.
Investing in a holistic IAM program from a people, process and technology standpoint can improve security operations, and enable HITRUST compliance.
A balance of people, processes and technology can help organizations tackle tough IAM problems—and adopt the HITRUST CSF and become certified. With this balanced approach, organizational leaders can: