Device Management (IoT)

Limit Cyber
Attack Surfaces

Provide Secure Device Access and Block Bad Actors

IoT devices are everywhere from your smartwatch to your car to industrial devices. IoT devices can make work easier and increase employee satisfaction, efficiency and productivity. The downside is that many of these devices can be open portals for hackers and malicious users. Device takeovers can lead to stolen data, distributed denial of service attacks, ransomware, and more.
This exposure includes human-to-device access and the device’s access to other devices and servers. You must manage both to mitigate risk and exposure. With identity management, we can help you provide secure, frictionless access to connected devices and prevent takeovers and unauthorized or malicious use.

Convergence of IoT Device and BYOD Access Management

In addition to the hundreds or thousands of company-owned or accessed devices connected to your corporate networks, personal devices in the workplace also pose a security threat. 

Today’s workers expect companies to support mobility and BYOD capabilities, while you must keep your technology ecosystem secure. Here’s how identity and access management (IAM) can help:

  • Implement a zero-trust framework to provide least-privilege access to identities and devices.
  • Define access to devices by role, including users, privileged users, and maintenance and support personnel.
  • Control the access each device has to other devices, servers and applications.
  • Ensure that access is terminated when devices are retired.
employee connecting with laptop controlled by device management (IoT)

Boost Device Security With Identity Governance

In addition to IAM, identity governance and administration (IGA) can help keep devices, networks, apps and data more secure. IGA can mitigate cyber threats by helping you:

  • Enforce zero-trust policies.
  • Uncover access creep leading to overprivileged accounts, and correct it.
  • Create lifecycle plans for all devices to ensure access is terminated at each device’s end-of-life.
  • Ensure that manufacturer default passwords are reset and that multi-factor authentication is required.
  • Monitor changes in security protocols that threaten device security.

What Do Companies Say About IoT Device Security


Enterprises have experienced an IoT security incident


Believe IoT devices are more vulnerable than computers


Cybersecurity leaders say data leakage or loss is a top BYOD concern

Source: Forrester/Armis, Forrester/Armis, Cybersecurity Insiders

IoT and BYOD Identity Management Strategies

User Provisioning

Control who can access each device, what they can do with them, and how devices can interact with other devices, applications, and networks. Create, modify, delete and manage user accounts safely and securely. Use role-based provisioning to automate access changes throughout device lifecycles.

Zero Trust

Mitigate risk and limit the impact of compromised devices. Treat all internal and external users as potential threats to limit the impact of bad actors. Continually authenticate and validate all identities and control access by allowing the least privileges required for each user.

API First Methodology & Microservices

Deliver microservices and better user experiences at scale, and future-proof your identity management solutions. We help you establish a secure, repeatable way to integrate APIs based on defined protocols and standardized libraries to support microservices, authentication and authorization.

Multi-Factor Authentication

Stop depending on passwords that are easily compromised. Use modern passwordless authentication such as tokens and biometrics to block account takeovers and phishing attacks.

Single Sign-On and Federated Identity

Enable SSO to allow users to access internal networks and applications with a single set of credentials to support frictionless, secure BYOD connectivity.

Secure Your IoT Devices

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