Access Management , Identity & Access Management , Security Operations

IAM: Balancing Security With Employees' Needs

John Bennett of LastPass by LogMeIn on Crafting an Effective IAM Strategy
John Bennett, general manager of identity and access management, LastPass by LogMeIn

When crafting an identity and access management strategy, organizations need to balance the need for improved security with giving employees the freedom they need to do their jobs, says John Bennett of LastPass by LogMeIn.

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In a video interview at Information Security Media Group's recent Cybersecurity Summit in New York, Bennett discusses:

  • How to overcome challenges when implementing IAM;
  • Why IAM is needed to secure apps, devices and endpoints;
  • How CISOs can balance security and employee needs.

Bennett is general manager of identity and access management at LastPass by LogMeIn. He has 25 years of experience in IT and cybersecurity.

About the Author

Scott Ferguson

Scott Ferguson

Former Managing Editor, GovInfoSecurity, ISMG

Ferguson was the managing editor for the media website at Information Security Media Group. Before joining ISMG, he was editor-in-chief at eWEEK and director of audience development for InformationWeek. He's also written and edited for Light Reading, Security Now, Enterprise Cloud News, TU-Automotive, Dice Insights and

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