In many organizations, users move between projects, departments and locations. As this happens, users acquire new access rights but rarely relinquish old ones.
To meet regulatory requirements, organizations often must attest to the relevancy of sensitive entitlements: should user X have entitlement Y? Who authorized that assignment? When was the entitlement last reviewed and approved? These questions form a trail of accountability.
Access Certifier creates accountability for access rights, even where original records are unavailable.