A Guide to the Gartner IAM Summit in London

Get a checklist for 6 critical learning objectives for the event, and jump start your agenda planning with our top 10 analyst session picks.

In just one week, Europe’s version of Gartner’s IAM Summit will unfold in the vibrant city of London, and it’s gearing up to be an unparalleled event. With an agenda boasting five tracks and insightful content from analysts and solution providers, selecting sessions might feel like choosing between diamonds – they’re all brilliant! 

And with an expo hall filled with IAM and security vendors ready to help you solve the challenges, it can be overwhelming, but fret not! We’ve got your back with a list of 6 key learning objectives to get you started followed by our top 10 list of recommended analyst sessions to your calendar.

Are you ready? Let’s go!

6 Learning Objectives for the Gartner IAM Summit 

It’s always good to establish a list of goals for any learning event. What are your core objectives this year for the Gartner IAM Summit? 

If you need some inspiration, here are six outcomes you might want to add to your list. 

With these in hand, you can set out to find the right answers to today’s most pressing identity security challenges: 

  • I can manage identity risks across the entire identity fabric.
  • I can confidently respond to breached identities faster.
  • I know of some top-level “quick and dirty” hygiene and risk remediation initiatives I can push to be more resilient.
  • I found some key innovations that can help me to do less with more.
  • I understand how threats and risks have evolved and what I should focus on.
  • How an Identity program works with designated roles and responsibilities to bridge the gap between IAM and Security.

Hint: If you schedule a meeting with Rezonate onsite, we can show you how to check all of these off! 😉 

Top 10 Analyst Sessions to Attend at Gartner IAM Summit

There are so many sessions to choose from, and we had trouble capping this list ourselves. These recommended sessions cover exactly what Rezonate is all about, and we had to focus on these core topics. You’ll want to hear from these analysts at the following sessions:

  1. Identity Fabric — The Definition and Its Architecture. Speaker: Felix Gaehtgens, VP Analyst
  2. Ask the Expert: How Do I Achieve IAM Hygiene? What Are the Best Practices? Speaker: Henrique Teixeira, Sr Director Analyst
  3. Insights From the 2023 IAM Survey. Speaker: Michael Kelley, Sr Director Analyst
  4. Monday Keynote: The Future Ready Leader. Speaker: Rahaf Harfoush (don’t miss the book signing for her new book while you’re there, Hustle and Float
  5. Improve Enterprise Resilience With Identity Hygiene, Security Posture Management, and ITDR. Speaker: Henrique Teixeira, Sr Director Analyst, Gartner
  6. Achieve Identity-First Security by Evolving Your IAGM Infrastructure. Speaker: Mary Ruddy, VP Analyst
  7. Technical Insights: Identity Threat Detection and Response Technical Capabilities. Speaker: David Chase, Sr Director Analyst
  8. Technical Insights: Reduce IAM Technical Debt. Speaker: Nat Krishnan, Sr Director Analyst 
  9. Outlook for Identity and Access Management, 2024. Speakers: Rebecca Archambault, Sr Director Analyst, and Nathan Harris, Sr Director Analyst
  10. Magic Quadrant Sessions on Privileged Access Management and Access Management (ok, that’s two sessions here, but who’s counting?!). Speakers: James Hoover and Abhyuday Data

Each one of these sessions helps to tell an incredibly important part of the revolution underway in identity and access management, and specifically identity security. 

Mastering the Many Dimensions of Identity Security

There are two sides to the Identity coin – the efficacy and operational side and the security and risk mitigation side. Another dimension of identity is the preventative side and the responsive side. Organizations must get better at identity hygiene to proactively keep identity secure. And when an attack is underway, IAM and Security teams must respond quickly and accurately. Today, this is proving to be a monstrous challenge that Rezonate is here to solve. 

Identity and access are the connective tissues of business growth. The right identity-centric security approach can deliver multiple business outcomes, resulting in great value. The key is bringing all of the disparate systems and identity silos and closing the gaps between security and identity. With this unified, identity-first approach, you can bring it together for better context and knowledge of what’s happening across your identity fabric. 

The sessions and frameworks the analysts will share are going to start helping address this for you. Whether you are an Identity Architect or a Security Analyst, you will surely gain some great insights that will help you take IAM to the next level this year. If you need a complimentary identity-centric solution that helps you with identity threat detection and response, identity hygiene, and overall identity intelligence, Rezonate can help. Request a demo with our team, and we’ll show you how it works and how it can help you with these challenges.

Navigating the Complexities of Identity Security

Identity security is a multifaceted concept, with dimensions ranging from operational efficacy to risk mitigation, from prevention to response. At its core, effective identity security hinges on proactive hygiene measures coupled with rapid, precise response strategies. Tackling these challenges head-on is no small feat, but it’s precisely where Rezonate excels.

In today’s business landscape, identity and access are vital conduits for organizational growth. A well-crafted, identity-centric security approach yields manifold business benefits, driving significant value. The key lies in bridging disparate systems and identity silos while closing the gap between security and identity. By adopting a unified, identity-first methodology, organizations can gain comprehensive insights into their identity fabric, fostering better contextual understanding and informed decision-making.

The sessions and frameworks presented by analysts at the upcoming Gartner IAM Summit promise to illuminate pathways toward addressing these critical issues. Whether you’re an Identity Architect or a Security Analyst, expect to glean invaluable insights that can elevate your IAM strategies to new heights this year. And for those seeking a revolutionary identity-centric security platform offering innovative capabilities for identity threat detection and response, identity hygiene, and actionable identity intelligence, Rezonate stands ready to assist.

Mastering the intricacies of identity security is an ongoing journey, one that demands a blend of innovation, collaboration, and proactive engagement. With the right tools, strategies, and partnerships, you can navigate this landscape with confidence, ensuring robust protection against evolving threats while fostering sustained business growth and identity security resilience.

Again, if you’d like to request time to meet with the Rezonate team onsite. We’d love to learn what challenges and use cases you have related to building an identity-centric security program and share how we can help.

Grab Peers and Have a Little Fun

Identity can be intense. Don’t forget to take a few breaks and make time for some fun while you’re in London! Why not take some time to explore the city’s vibrant culture and rich history? The InterContinental Hotel London is in the O2 entertainment district in southeast London, offering many dining options and activities such as axe throwing, movies, indoor skydiving, and more. They even have a golf range, a six-minute walk from the hotel.

If you’ve got extra time, you can hop on the tube to do some sightseeing at Buckingham Palace and the Tower of London. March in London can be brisk, so pack accordingly with layers and a sturdy umbrella.

Save €400 on your conference registration.

Still not sure if you’re going? Gartner’s offering a little something to sweeten the deal – use the code #SAVENOW2024 to save €400 on your conference registration.  

This year’s Gartner IAM Summit looks like it will be a transformative experience, brimming with invaluable insights and opportunities for growth. 

We hope to see you there!

Rezonate was recognized as a 2023 Gartner® Cool Vendor™ in Identity-First Security.  Learn More.