The Holistic Identity Security Model

The Holistic Identity Security Model

"Identity Security maturity is grounded in four tenets: Identity Security tools, integration, automation and continuous threat detection and protection. Enterprise Strategy Group (ESG) surveyed 1,500 identity-related security experts across 16 countries to explore the business goals that drive organizational alignment and technology adoption. What did they find? A significant correlation between the completeness of the four tenets and Identity Security maturity. Organizations on an Identity Security journey generally fall one of into four levels.

  • Level 1 – Novice organizations severely lag in three of the four tenets.
  • Level 2 – Aspiring organizations lag in two of the four tenets.
  • Level 3 – Maturing organizations lag in one of the four tenets.
  • Level 4 – Transformative organizations are the most mature with a near complete strategy across all four tenets.

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