Five Key Trends for Identity and Access Management in 2015: CA Technologies

By CIOReview | Friday, January 23, 2015

FREMONT, CA: CA Technologies, a software company, says that mobile is key for security and identity management as it announces five key trends in the security as well as identity and access management in 2015.  These trends are discussed below:

An ‘identity dial tone’ is required for organizations to act as one source of identity truth. This simplifies app development, deployment and adoption and paves for new innovation, according to the company.

Mobile device will be key in identity authentication. The combination of chip, PIN/signature technology, biometrics and new payment models will beckon for smarter authentication procedures. Users can be expected to be offered with password-free experience with mobile very much involved in the scheme of things.

CA Technologies predicts that the recent reports of breaches would propel a change in the way identity authentication is perceived and implemented. From the current identity administration, the transition is heading to identity security which is intelligent, contextual, and verifiable.

Against the backdrop of mobility and IoT growth, API architectures are expected to go light-weight which easily connects into the digital ecosystem allowing large base of diverse users can access apps and data on-premise and the cloud.  

The company says top tier of a business management will be more actively involved in security strategy in the future so as to secure the brand and business value.

“The impact of data breaches in 2014, coupled with the demands of the application economy, will greatly influence the way security professionals view and approach identity and access management in 2015. CA Technologies is prepared to help customers meet the shift in IAM this year and beyond,” said Steve Firestone, SVP and General Manager, Security business, CA Technologies.