Auditing Capabilities Are Core to the Business Case

Auditing Capabilities Are Core to the Business Case

According to Gartner’s 2017 Critical Capabilities report, auditing is a vital part of the business case in why identity management and access governance makes good sense. Auditing provides assurance to auditors and other stakeholders that business rules and controls are being enforced and enables organizations to demonstrate that they have control over their environment.

Identity management and access governance is a cornerstone to good cybersecurity and auditing a vital part of that business case. Auditing evaluates business rules and controls against the current state of identities and access rights, alerting control owners of exceptions (such as invalid identity states or the creation of rogue accounts in managed system) and supports a timely and orderly remediation.

Strong auditing skills

Omada’s ambition is to lead the way in auditing and set the bar for good auditing practices.

“Omada is proud of our capabilities and we will continue to evolve our functionality. Our best-practice experience from implementing some of the world’s largest identity management and access governance solutions is embedded in our solution and we consistently strive to innovate and broaden our offering to make it possible for our customers to do more,” says Morten Boel Sigurdsson, CEO and founder of Omada. “We continue to be ahead on critical governance capabilities and see a high demand for these capabilities both from highly regulated industries as well as a broad range of organizations due to the upcoming GDPR.”

Provide assurance and transparency

Auditing supports the evaluation of business rules and controls that are enforceable through an identity and governance access product. It can be used to monitor the integrity of data maintained and monitor the performance of processes controlled by an identity and governance access product. Auditing provides assurance to auditors and other stakeholders that business rules and controls are being enforced and enables organizations to demonstrate that they have control over their environment. The intention is to improve transparency through the operation of controls to make it easier for auditors and other stakeholders to rely on the identity and assess governance system to enforce controls.

 

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