When user access to systems and applications is managed manually, errors and inconsistencies are inevitable. Administrators may not be aware of pre-existing security entitlements or of all of an organization's policies.
The result of manual administration of users and entitlements is that users often wind up with:
Each of these policy violations has the potential to be used to compromise the organization's security.
Using Identity Manager, organizations can eliminate most of the policy violations that result from manual security administration.