Identity and Access Management in an Academic Environment

This presentation will provide an overview of solutions, audit approaches, and the challenges academic institutions are facing in the area of Identity and Access Management (IAM).  The openness of the educational and research environment in higher education, the large numbers of users entering and leaving your institution annually, the many different type of users (employees, students, affiliates, vendors, etc.), number of systems, connectivity points, access types, etc. creates unique challenges to ensuring an effective and efficient IAM control environment. We will provide common best practices of how institutions are addressing these challenges in creative ways and how to audit IAM to be able to address the root causes.  Participants will leave with tangible ideas for improving IAM programs, and different approaches of how to audit IAM.

Speaker: Johan Lidros, President, Eminere Group

Attendees should be able to do the following upon conclusion of the webinar:

1. Assess the current state of an institution’s Identity and Access Management (IAM) program and provide valuable recommendations to address key risks and root causes.
2. Establish a diversified audit program that address key IAM areas in a higher education environment.
3. Develop an understanding of the standards, framework, and tools available to build and audit IAM.

Field of Study: IT Governance/Auditing
Program Level: Overview
Location: Virtual
Type of Delivery Method: Group-internet-based
Prerequisite: Understanding of audit and risk management
Advanced Preparation: None
CPE Credit: 1 Credit Hour
Cost: None