Identity and Access Management (IAM) definition in Cybersecurity

Identity and Access Management (IAM) is a framework of policies and technologies for ensuring that the right users have the appropriate access to technology resources. IAM systems can help manage user identities, their authentication, authorization, roles and privileges within or across system and enterprise boundaries with the goal of increasing security and productivity while decreasing cost, downtime, and repetitive tasks.

Open source or Free solutions

  1. FreeIPA
  2. Keycloak

Paying solutions

  1. Okta
  2. Microsoft Azure Active Directory