Threat Centric Identity and Access Management

By Rakesh Radhakrishnan and Mark Coderre

Identity and Access Management, IAM securityConventional security architecture took advantage of ingress and egress points on a fairly well defined set of enterprise perimeters. Various cloud patterns (IaaS, PaaS, and SaaS) have disrupted the perimeter and in some cases (such as native mobile to SaaS) totally bypassed it. This whitepaper presents a new concept for Threat Centric IAM to address the need to enhance security measures with a threat intelligence approach.

This Whitepaper discusses:

  • A Definition of Threat Centric Identity and Access Management (IAM).
  • A Capability Model for Threat Centric IAM – understand enterprise IAM maturity via a capability model with four levels.
  • Enterprise Benefits from Threat Centric IAM – understand how threat centric IAM approach allows for business enterprises to expand to cloud computing and the economies of scale it has to offer.
  • Real World Vendor Examples of Threat Centric IAM – examples of Threat Centric IAM integration already taking shape in the Industry today.

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Rakesh Radhakrishnan

National Practice Lead for IAM at OpenSky Corporation

Rakesh Radhakrishnan is an experienced executive architect well versed in enterprise security architecture and identity driven integrated ESA. He is also a subject matter expert in integrated identity infrastructure that includes IDM, IAM, GRC, entitlement management, risk management, RBAC, audit, compliance, and the integration of this infrastructure for mobile security, cloud security, data center security, network security, application security and data security. He has extensive experience of IT and cloud regulatory compliance and audit frameworks including ISO 27002, ISA99, SSAE16, HIPAA, PCI, and more. He has an MBA and executive M.S. from MIT and is certified as EC Council CISO, CISSP, CRISC, CGEIT and CCSK. He is a prolific author (three books and 50+ papers), an inventor extraordinaire (40+ inventions), keynote speaker (100+ speaking engagements; 20+ keynotes), thought leader in this space (integrated sec in stack), and an architect “guru” who enjoys extensive collaboration.


Mark Coderre

National Practice Director of GRC and Security Services

Mark has more than 25 years experience in information security, primarily in the healthcare and insurance industries.  Before joining OpenSky, Coderre was the Executive Director of Security Strategy and Risk Management at Aetna. Under Coderre’s leadership, Aetna was named a winner of the CSO40 Awards in 2013 for its international GRC program, the top leader in Operational Risk Management during the 2014 EMC/RSA Archer summit, and earned an Identity Deployment of the Year award from the Liberty Alliance in 2008. Coderre himself was a finalist for the 2009 Information Security Executive of the Year program sponsored by Technology Executive Networks.