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Identity and Access Management


Identity & Access Management

Identity & Access Management is the management of policies, procedures and controls to ensure that only authorised individuals access information or computer-controlled resources.

Identity & Access Management (IAM) is an essential part of day-to-day life in all organisations, and even more so in larger organisations with greater amounts of sensitive commercial or client information to protect. 

You may be the only practitioner, managing identities and access as part of a broader role in system administration. But it's more likely you're part of a team of specialists with shared responsibility for the effective operation and development of the IAM system of your organisation.

On a daily basis you'ree conscientious, positive, comfortable working in an IT-focused environment and able to prioritise to meet changing demands. Your daily tasks range from basic user account administration and

On the program learners will receive knowledge and skills relating to the following areas:

  • Identity and Access Management

  • Authentication and Authorisation

  • Common Identity and Authentication Solutions

  • Secure Operations and Service Delivery

  • IAM Protocols

  • Legal and Regulatory Compliance

  • GDPR

  • Data Protection Act 2018

  • Risk Management

  • NIST Cyber Security Framework

  • ISO/IEC 27001

  • Authentication, Authorisation and Accountability

  • Audit

creating/auditing user access information, to conducting risk assessments on the organisation’s IAM and providing solutions to improve the IAM system.

If there's a security incident - whether a suspected accidental breach or a deliberate breach by someone within the organisation, or an attack from outside - you respond quickly as part of the investigative effort to find out what happened and who was involved.

Whether on your own or as part of a team, you look for ways to improve the management of Identity and Access management, and especially for ways to reduce the risk of breaches, usually working with other teams in the organisation such as IT and HR.

As a senior practitioner, you're likely to supervise the day-to-day activities of team members, ensuring that their individual and collective performance meets the required standard. You contribute to their development and provide line manager support and mentoring. You often work with managers in other specialist teams to ensure the overall security of the organisation’s data and its information systems.

Entry Level Program

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Practitioner Level Program

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