Why Developing an IAM Strategy Is Vital to Cloud Transformation Success

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12140 Woodcrest Executive Drive, Suite 310 · St. Louis, mo

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To accelerate digital transformation and IT modernization, enterprises are increasingly adopting cloud capabilities and aggressively moving their infrastructures and applications to the cloud. Leveraging public cloud service offerings such as IaaS, PaaS and SaaS has become the common strategy for the enterprise cloud migration.

Adopting cloud-centric services and highly scalable and elastic capabilities, developing a strategic identity management and access control model for managing fast growing cloud environment is extremely critical to the success of enterprise cloud strategy.

The following topics will be covered in this talk:

· How to rethink and reconstruct Identity Governance and Administration (IGA) architecture and leverage native cloud services to

o Meet constantly evolving regulatory compliance and requirements

o Securely and effectively manage and protect cloud resources and services

o Improve our security posture and mitigate increasing security risk

· How to modernize IAM architecture for the future and deliver effective IAM capabilities for applications migrated to public cloud IaaS to support

o Business requirements from various customer constituencies

o Cloud native application architecture

o DevOps Initiatives

o Agility, resilience and higher performance

As always, refreshments and lively conversation will be provided! We are an inclusive environment committed to building a diverse tech industry. Everyone is welcome!

About the Speaker:
Jenny Zhang is a Principal Consultant of Corporate Security Engineering at MasterCard.

She is currently serving as program manager for external identity and access management and chief security architect responsible for defining and implementing Mastercard’s IAM strategy to support next generation application architecture, integrated security framework, identity management services, as well as cloud migration strategy.

Jenny has been with MasterCard for 20+ years. Over these years, she has been involved with numerous mission-critical enterprise initiatives and implementations. For more than 16 years, she has been focusing on architecting, building and supporting enterprise security infrastructures as well as identity and access management services and solutions at Mastercard.