target audience: TECH BUYER  Publication date: Jul 2021 - Document type: IDC MarketScape - Doc  Document number: # US46178720

IDC MarketScape: Worldwide Advanced Authentication for Identity Security 2021 Vendor Assessment

By:  Jay Bretzmann Loading


Get More

When you purchase this document, the purchase price can be applied to the cost of an annual subscription, giving you access to more research for your investment.

Related Links


This IDC study presents a vendor assessment of the 2021 advanced authentication for identity security vendor market using the IDC MarketScape model. Most of the vendors in this space will typically explain how they're following a "land and expand" strategy for MFA. It's the same one used years ago in the single sign-on space where near-term needs were obvious and SAML was young. MFA can be effectively delivered as a SaaS offering and really ought to be for your business or organization. Technology exists that will allow you to trust this outsourcing equation; just understand some PKI basics.

"Helping restore order from chaos, multifactor identity solutions are available in the form of the simple to the extremely complex," said Jay Bretzmann, program director, Cybersecurity research, IDC. "The challenge users face is buying enough capability now without eliminating a route to a truly passwordless future complementing a zero trust networking environment."


Do you have questions about this document
or available subscriptions?