Identity Management Blog

For many years now, the Identirati have talked about the many reasons why Identity and Access Management (IAM) projects fail. Close to three years ago, we created our top ten pitfalls of an IAM initiative, which was the precursor to our advisory services business.
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As previously announced, on Tuesday May 11th, 2010, we hosted a webinar focused on PPL's strategy for streamlining and automating compliance with NERC CIP requirements and other regulations, such as SOX and FERC, by leveraging an Identity and Access Management (IAM) solution.
Given the increased relevance of NERC CIP compliance in the Energy sector over the last 12 months, we have been focusing on this topic from an Identity and Access Management (IAM) perspective since early this year.  Our CTO, Ash Motiwala posted a couple of very good blog articles on this subject: A NERC CIP Quick Win = Recertification + Closed Loop Deprovisioning and An Introduction to NERC CIP ...
In my previous entry on NERC CIP compliance, I mentioned a few patterns that have emerged in addressing NERC CIP standards with IAM technologies.  I also mentioned the importance of developing an IAM roadmap and executing on quick wins to demonstrate that your organization is making moves towards compliance.   In this article, I'd like to highlight a great first quick win that your organization ...