According to Gartner, "Machine Identity Management encompasses a number of technologies, that today remain mostly siloed (i.e., X.509 Certificate management, SSH key management, as well as secrets and other crypto-key management)."
The report explains that "as environments become more digital and cloud-enabled, security leaders will need to ensure that they can manage the increase in volume and velocity of machine identities that will be required to support their digital business needs."
According to Gartner, "as IoT finds widespread applicability, ensuring the identity and integrity of entities connected to each other by means of reliable authentication and control mechanisms is crucial."
From Keyfactor's viewpoint, this report highlights the need to incorporate a Trusted Execution Environment (TEE) or Hardware Root of Trust (HRoT) for IoT device lifecycle management.
Gartner - Hype Cycle for Identity and Access Management Technologies, 2020, Ant Allan, 16th July 2020
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