Identity and Access Management


 

Organizations must update their identity programs. This may involve initiating a new program or restarting an existing one. Fourth Dimension has been providing contemporary identity solutions for more than fourteen years. With over fifty clients as their trusted advisors, we specialize in identity strategy and implementation.

 

With its strategy-first approach to IAM, Fourth Dimension lays a solid groundwork for sustained success. We develop a comprehensive understanding of the current state environment of our clients, including supporting business processes, risk factors, operational costs, regulatory requirements, and organizational constraints, as well as technical architecture. Subsequently, we formulate a structured and prioritized road map for forthcoming achievements that is centred on value and in accordance with widely recognized industry standards.

 

Identity must regulate resource access in a secure manner while adhering to ever more stringent compliance standards. The Fourth Dimension methodology commences by assisting in the prioritization of identity capabilities in accordance with critical business objectives. By jointly defining IAM business processes for the present and future states, we can enhance the program's alignment with the interests and concerns of your most important stakeholders. Our endeavours are structured around brief project cycles that efficiently generate business value while mitigating risk to the entire IAM solution.

Fourth Dimension also facilitates the integration of identity initiatives with Governance, Risk, and Compliance (GRC) functionalities in order to support and automate processes for identity and Privileged Access Management (PAM) and guarantee adherence to risk and compliance obligations.

 

The responsibility of Privileged Access Management (PAM) teams is to establish secure and efficient access for internal and external users, all the while maintaining a vigilant stance against malicious actors. However, many organizations find it difficult to justify, prioritize, and implement an effective PAM strategy.

 

Elevate Security,

Control Privileged Access

Access Harmony

Secure, Connect, Empower

Modern Authentication


Identity Assured, 

Trust Ensured

 

In the complex enterprise security environments of the twenty-first century, individuals, data, and data transfers can all exist in any location, and cyber assailants can breach even the most inadequately protected edge defence.

 

Enterprise growth is dependent on cloud expansion, and when executed correctly, cloud environments can serve as the most formidable security barrier for an organization. All of this, however, necessitates a fundamental re-evaluation of the protection system itself. Zero Trust, which includes conditional access, behavioural analytics, and continuous authentication, is an ideal starting point. More and more data is being transmitted by mobile devices to CISOs, and this trend will continue to accelerate.

 

In light of the near-ubiquitous nature of dataflows, authentication must also be reconsidered. A consideration is that not all information requires the same degree of security. Green, blue, and red data classification permits differentiated security measures, including conditional access. Subdividing even the most sensitive data is possible. Certain portions of it may warrant extensive encryption, whereas others may be more appropriately protected with truncation—provided that the organization no longer requires them beyond the initial usage.

 

Implementing robust authentication measures, such as biometrics and hardware-based systems, provides organizations with substantial business benefits and prospects to enhance security and safeguard company resources, all while pursuing further business expansion. However, robust authentication must be implemented in a manner that optimizes efficiency, ensures long-term cost effectiveness, and offers a streamlined and integrated experience for the end-user.

 

Continuous authentication is advantageous in that it monitors the user's activity repeatedly. This is beneficial in two frequent circumstances. First, verification may be impeded if the user's credentials have been compromised. However, two authenticated users can still engage in malicious activity on occasion. Continuous authentication performs both authentication and recurrent checks for malicious activity.