Everything you need to know about Federal ICAM
Just over a year ago, it would have been hard to imagine the transformation that the world’s workforce has gone through essentially overnight. Now, it’s clear that telework supported by the cloud is here to stay.
For organizations of all kinds, this requires the quick introduction of long-term digital transformation initiatives to properly secure your employees and sensitive assets, whether they’re located on premises or in the cloud. But these initiatives will only be successful if you reexamine the capabilities they’re built upon and enhance them wherever possible, as soon as possible.
For federal government agencies, this specifically means reviewing your Federal Identity, Credential, and Access Management (ICAM) architectures. You’ll need to identify areas where you can uplevel your existing ICAM capabilities in accordance with the latest standards and policies, including the May 12, 2021 Executive Order on Improving the Nation’s Cybersecurity which mandates the adoption of Zero Trust architecture.
So what exactly is Federal ICAM (FICAM), and how can it accelerate other critical digital transformation initiatives? Let’s find out.