website header 2_edited.png

Data Access
Governance

Forget the Data Zero, get with the Data Hero
unsplash-ciN8mnrlvFY_edited.jpg

 

Identity And Access Solutions understands that as documents get created and updated each day, some containing highly sensitive information, it is imperative for your organization to understand where the greatest risk for data breach exists.

 

Get Visibility Into Unstructured Data

As documents get created and updated each day at your organization, many documents will contain highly sensitive information. Data Access Governance (DAG) is designed to identify this data and these documents and protect the information contained within. 

Files and shared data content are often authorized via a model that permits indirect access, such as a document on a file share that is protected by an Active Directory group. Managing and governing these access models is complex and inevitability touches all five IAM domains – authentication, authorization, administration, analysis, and audit.

 

The growing volume of data generated and stored on network file shares, SharePoint document repositories, databases, laptop computers, or individual’s personal home drives is a new challenge for many organizations. Determining how to inventory and classify this data as well as how to manage who is authorized to access it are questions that many organizations struggle with. 

For your organization to understand where their greatest data risk exists, unstructured data and files must be owned, managed, protected, and potentially securely erased. That is where Identity And Access Solutions comes in.

Why Consider Data Access Governance?

  • Find unstructured and sensitive data throughout the organization and aid in the development of effective policies around access and control of this data.

  • Mitigate the risk of insider theft attacks and data breach events through in-depth access analysis and remediation of all identified data sources.

  • Fulfill compliance requirements through out-of-the-box workflows, remediation techniques, and reporting capabilities.

  • Identify owners for all data based on defined business rules for ownership and set effective approval processes for user’s access to data, thus ensuring Least Privilege Access Control Principles are met so that users have just the right amount of access to only the data needed for the user to carry out their job responsibilities.

  • Integrate data managed by a DAG tool with additional IAM tools and the IGA toolset to get the most out of investment and provide increased visibility into who has access to what within the organization.

  • Remediate toxic conditions (e.g. open shares, nested groups, empty groups) and automate provisioning of appropriate governed authorization of data.

  • Run entitlement reviews and certifications to future reduce risk from data loss.