Hitachi ID Password Manager Overview
Hitachi ID Password Manager is a self-service platform that enables users to manage their own authentication factors -- passwords, smart cards, tokens, encryption keys and more. It is the only solution to offer Self-Service Anywhere.
Password Manager, a component of the Hitachi ID Identity and Access Management Suite, actually supports more than just passwords -- it is, in reality, a platform for managing authentication factors and encryption keys. Password Manager is used by many organizations to reduce the volume of IT support calls relating to passwords and PINs, to improve user productivity by eliminating login problems and to strengthen the security of passwords and of user support processes. Password Manager includes built-in connectors to manage passwords on over 120 kinds of systems and applications.
Today's organizations depend heavily on IT infrastructure, including many computer systems that authenticate users with passwords.
Password management is frustrating for users, and is a top-10 problem for the help desk.
Password Manager Eliminates Password Problems
Password Manager reduces the cost of password management using:
Password Manager strengthens security by providing:
- Accountability for password resets through audit trails.
- Effective user authentication.
- The ability to securely delegate the right to reset passwords to front-line support staff.
- A strong, enterprise-wide password policy enforcement facility.
- Password synchronization, to help users remember, rather than write down, their passwords.
- Self-Service, Anywhere:
With self-service, anywhere technology, users can resolve problems with their passwords, smart cards, tokens or full disk encryption software both at the office and mobile, from any endpoint device.
Password Manager features -- including password synchronization and reset, single sign-on, token and smart card PIN reset, encryption key recovery and more.
- Business Case:
Password Manager improves service for users, who experience fewer password and login problems. It reduces help desk call volume by eliminating password problems through synchronization and diverting password problem resolution to self-service. Password Manager strengthens security through use of better passwords, stronger authentication prior to password resets, clear audit trails and the ability to delegate support privileges without having to give help desk staff full administrative access to systems.
- Screen Shots:
Snapshots of the Password Manager web user interface.
- Screen Recordings:
Recordings of user interaction with Password Manager.
- Concept Animations:
Animated demonstrations illustrating user interaction with Password Manager and data flow between components on the network.
- Slide Decks:
A variety of slide presentations about password management in general and Password Manager in particular.