Today’s connected enterprise allows little room for complacency in securing entry points and data assets. Globally the IAM landscape is set to grow from just over $5 billion in 2013 10.39 billion by 2018 as organisations are ever-pressed to define secure access control and what users with certain devices can and cannot do on the corporate network. The IAM sector is poised for major growth as businesses of all sizes look to develop strategies that are aligned to the needs of their business but also consider people, processes and technology issues.
Whitehall Media’s 11th biannual IDM event will bring together hundreds of senior IAM and security specialists to explore the coming transition of IAM from traditional IT infrastructure to a critical business intelligence resource. This must-attend event will feature keynote presentations and interactive seminar sessions from leading Identerati brains who will review the latest trends and technologies shaping the IAM sector.
Robert Lapes is head of identity advisory services in Capgemini’s IAM practice in the UK. He is a chartered engineer with nearly 30 years of insight and lessons learnt in I.T. For the last ten years he has been working on assurance of large scale identity programs. He has helped senior stakeholders in Government, agencies, NGOs and global businesses to transform and assure their identity strategy and architecture.
His architectural research for the EU Guide project has given him a unique insight into fundamentals of identity, trust, privacy and consent. He has combined his experience of over 65 client engagements to develop an IAM framework to help clients to understand how identity drives their business and structure their approach to identity.
Dr Louise Bennett Chairs the BCS Security Community of Expertise and Identity Assurance Working Group. She started her career as a scientist modelling weather patterns and locust plagues in Africa. She then moved into operations research and real time computing for aircraft systems in Defence. Over the last 25 years she has been an IT & R&D director (Thorn EMI, Logica, AEA Technology, Vivas). She has also worked on Government advisory bodies (including the Defence Scientific Advisory Council, the CO Privacy and Consumer Advisory Group, the ICO Technology Reference Panel and PITO as a non-executive director) and as an expert for the European Commission.