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SailPoint

SailPoint is an identity management solution that helps organizations manage employee permissions, digital identities, information security, data access, compliance and more on a unified portal. The platform enables organizations ...Read more

4.25 (8 reviews)

Auth0

Auth0 is a cloud-based identity management platform, which helps small to large businesses provide secure data access to users and detect anomalies or password leaks during logins. Features include single sign-on, multi-factor aut...Read more

4.65 (54 reviews)

ManageEngine ADManager Plus

ADManager Plus is a web-based Active Directory (AD) management and reporting solution that helps AD administrators and help desk technicians handle day-to-day tasks. The solution can manage multiple user accounts in AD, Microsof...Read more

4.45 (44 reviews)

NordLayer

NordLayer is a remote network access solution developed for modern companies, particularly suitable for small & mid-size businesses that search for an effective, and agile way to increase security by upgrading outdated legacy infr...Read more

4.50 (4 reviews)

System Frontier

System Frontier is an identity management solution that caters to businesses in various industries such as financial services, energy and utilities, education, health care and more. Key features include access request management, ...Read more

5.00 (3 reviews)

ManageEngine Password Manager Pro

ManageEngine Password Manager Pro is an enterprise-grade privileged password management solution. It securely stores and manages sensitive information such as shared passwords, documents, and digital identities. Password Manager P...Read more

4.30 (20 reviews)

DigitalPersona

DigitalPersona is an identity management software, which helps businesses in finance, healthcare, government and other sectors with multi-factor authentication to protect data. The solution provides a single sign-on (SSO) portal, ...Read more

4.40 (15 reviews)

Ondato

Designed specifically for financial institutions such as banks and lenders, Ondato provides identity verification and authentication tools, as well as compliance management features. The cloud-based platform is based on the KYC (K...Read more

4.67 (3 reviews)

ManageEngine ADAudit Plus

ManageEngine ADAudit Plus is a Windows auditing, security, and compliance solution. Key features include comprehensive logon auditing, detailed change monitoring, real-time risk alerting, and streamlined compliance reporting for A...Read more

4.26 (38 reviews)

OneLogin

OneLogin is a cloud-based identity and access management solution that helps users control access to facilities, web applications, data centers, cloud storage and more. Key features include single sign-on, web access management, a...Read more

4.68 (73 reviews)

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Subscription models

  • Per employee/per month: This model allows you to pay a monthly fee for each of your employees.
  • Per user/per month: Users pay a monthly fee for users—normally administrative users—rather than all employees.

Perpetual license

  • This involves paying an upfront sum for the license to own the software and use it indefinitely.
  • This is the more traditional model and is most common with on-premise applications and with larger businesses.

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Xton Access Manager

Xton Access Manager is an identity management solution that caters to businesses across various industries. Key features include access request management, role management, compliance management, single sign-on and user provisioni...Read more

0.00 (1 reviews)

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Okta

Okta Identity Suite is a cloud-based identity management solution that caters to businesses across various industries such as information technology (IT), consumer services, energy and utilities, telecommunications and more. Key f...Read more

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LastPass

LastPass is a password management solution for consumers and businesses that allows users to store their passwords in a digital vault. It uses single sign-on with password vaulting to protect users’ passwords. Users can save the w...Read more

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LoginRadius

LoginRadius is a cloud-based customer identity and access management solution for businesses in industries such as media, publishing, travel, nonprofit, e-commerce and sports. Key features include customer registration and authent...Read more

3.77 (13 reviews)

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HelloID

HelloID puts the power of Identity Management into your hands. With user account provisioning, self-service workflows, and single sign-on, you can give your users streamlined application access and self-service capabilities no mat...Read more

4.71 (17 reviews)

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Passly

Passly is a cloud-based identity and access management solution that provides businesses with tools to secure enterprise data from potential cybersecurity threats. Professionals can configure users’ access permissions and store pa...Read more

4.12 (17 reviews)

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Dashlane for Business

Dashlane Business is an identity management platform for teams and businesses of all sizes. It provides access, control and an overview of organizations’ passwords and securities. The solution provides password security tools with...Read more

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Passpack

Passpack is a web-based solution to store and organize usernames and passwords. Users can access it from any device such as mobile, tablet or PC. You can manage the credentials for both customers and staff. Itis a secure platform ...Read more

3.85 (20 reviews)

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Foxpass

Foxpass is a cloud-based and on-premise platform that helps small to large enterprises automate threat detection and access control process across servers and networks. It provides local cache, which enables users to keep systems ...Read more

4.85 (20 reviews)

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Passportal

N-able Passportal is a cloud-based solution, which helps small to large managed service providers (MSPs) automate password protection and organize relative documents. Key features include credential injection, password change mana...Read more

4.40 (87 reviews)

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Buyers Guide

Last Updated: February 14, 2022

You probably take a number of steps to protect your identity on a day-to-day basis. Your bank accounts, utilities accounts and even your social media accounts are all password-protected to make sure nobody but you can access them. You're wise to do this, because in today's world to have your identity stolen online means suffering a great deal of havoc that might take you months, if not years, to correct.

So why should you be any less careful when it comes to identity protection at your small-to-midsize business (SMB)? It can be just as dangerous and disastrous in your business life as in your personal life if an unauthorized person should gain access to your SMB's private information.

That's where identity management software comes in.

Identity management software manages who within your company can access information, keeping out unauthorized users as well as specifying levels of access for different individuals.

This guide will explain what you need to know about this software, and what you need to consider when choosing the right identity management system for your SMB.

Here's what we'll cover:

What is Identity Management Software?
Common Features of Identity Management Software
Key Considerations

What is Identity Management Software?

Identity management software plays a massive role in the overall cyber-security of your SMB. It can be used to provide access to vital information, documents and other content for specific employees, while keeping others restricted to a lower level of access. In addition, it ensures that everyone granted any access is actually whomever they say they are.

More generally, identity management is the process of controlling information about users on computers, including the information that authenticates user identity and grants/limits authorization to each individual user.

Identity management software is particularly important in a business environment where so much important data and information can be accessed by a large variety of stakeholders independently.

In order to make sure that the people who need that information are able to get to it when they need to do so, while at the same time preventing outside forces from finding or accessing that information, identity management is a requirement of any modern business operation, including SMBs like yours.

Other terms that you may see used interchangeably for “identity management systems" include:

  • Access governance systems
  • Identity and access management systems
  • Entitlement management systems
  • User provisioning systems

Common Features of Identity Management Software

Below is a table listing some of the most common features of identity management software. Most of these features relate to how access is granted and/or restricted to certain users, and different vendors and systems may utilize different methods to this end:

Access Control Creates a gated wall that must be surpassed in order to access certain information. As a result, access can be authorized or restricted for certain persons across different locations and systems, allowing the right people to gain access to information and keeping the wrong people from getting their hands on that information. This is the core functionality of identity management software.
Single sign-on (SSO) Allows users to log into a system just one time (rather than multiple times over the course of a session) using a single ID and password. The user may move between different connected systems once they have signed on, but they don't need to enter a new ID/password (or re-enter the same one) in order to do so.
Multi-factor authorization Asks for multiple, independent data components from a user before they can gain access to the system. Typically this requires a user to both enter their password as well as an encrypted, randomly generated code, created on demand when they enter that password and sent to them via text message or email.
Password management Assists users in generating complex passwords (either by storing them in an encrypted database or creating them on demand) and retrieving lost or forgotten passwords. This function will also typically provide self-help to users who are having trouble signing in.
Directory Services Creates a central point from which access can be managed by administrators, granting certain users specific levels of access to data (and restricting all others from accessing that same data).

Multi-factor authorization will frequently require users to provide an independent form of verification, such as a separate email address or a phone number. That text message authentication may look something like this:

Onelogin's multi-factor “adaptive authentication
Onelogin's multi-factor “adaptive authentication", sent via text message.

Key Considerations

Other factors to take into consideration when picking the best identity management software for your business include:

  • Will my users require varying levels of access? At larger, enterprise-level companies, a key component of identity management software is the functionality that grants/restricts access to certain information for certain individuals. Your much smaller SMB may not have the same need to restrict information. If you only have a handful of employees who all have equal access to your data, for example, you may be able to purchase a simpler, cheaper identity management system that doesn't allow you to create restrictions.
  • Do I want a single sign-on system? If you're more concerned with security than you are with ease of use for your employees, then you may not want to use an SSO system, thus requiring users to enter IDs and passwords at multiple times during their journey through the system. This can be a major annoyance, however; for this reason, most identity management software vendors provide SSO as their main offering.
  • Do I want a multi-factor system? If you want to make sure your system is secure, you should look for a multi-factor system that will require users to have both their password and access to a backup form of identification (like a separate email address or a phone number to which an access code can be sent).
  • Does this system integrate with my other software? Creating a gateway to your company's database/intranet/internal systems is only useful if that gateway can actually connect to the software that you're already utilizing. Many of these systems have their own forms of identity management already built in, so you'll want to have an in-depth discussion with your vendor about how their identity management product will fully integrate with all your other software systems.