ManageEngine Identity Manager Plus is one of the best Zoho products to provide identity access management services, but what does that mean? and is it advantageous?
What does identity management mean?
Identify Management (IdM), or IAM stands for identity and access management, known as the technology which ensures that only the authorized users or people in your system have the access to resources depending on their job needs. Also, both IAM and IdM systems are a part of security and IT Data Management, those identity management solutions (such as ManageEngine Identity Manager Plus ) not only protect data and software, but also hardware resources like networks, servers, storage devices from any unauthorized access in the organization. So Identity management helps you to avoid ransomware attacks. Actually, people think that IAM and IdM are the same, however, Identity management focuses on the user identity including the groups of users, roles, and permissions, and IdM focuses on protecting identities using multi-factor auth, biometrics, passwords..etc.
Identity Manager Plus is one of the cloud-based and single sign-on ManageEngine products, it’s a good solution for enterprises to provide users easy and secure access to business applications, and this will be so helpful in case of having a lot of several apps in the organization.
There is no big difference between Identity Management and Access Management, but still, both concepts are dissimilar.
However, some people see authentication and authorization concepts also confusing to understand. In short, authentication is a process of verifying someone or something’s identity (They really are), and this requires something related to the user such as biometrics or he only knows it like a password. Authorization only determines what is the level of access and permissions you need to have after login.
To learn more about ManageEngine Identity Manager Plus features, contact us to get more details about this solution.