The Identity and Access Management (IAM) Team at The University of Texas at Austin (UT Austin) has existed in one form or another since at least the 1996 release of the UT Mainframe-based EIDUT EID The University of Texas Electronic Identity (UT EID or EID) is the public records identifier for principals at the university. See EID in the service catalog for more information. System. In 2006, the EID System was superseded by the uTexas Identity Manager (TIMTIM The uTexas Identity Manager (TIM) is the university’s identity manager. See uTexas Identity Manager (TIM) in the service catalog for more information.).
The IAM Team is divided into three sub-teams:
- AuthenticationAuthentication Verifying the identity of a user, process, or device, often as a prerequisite to allowing access to a system’s resources. and Directory Services (ADS) – Responsible for Authentication and Directory Services.
- Identity and Governance Administration (IGAIGA Identity Governance and Administration (IGA) refers to a set of processes and technologies used by organizations to manage and control user access to resources and information within their systems. This includes managing user identities, roles, and permissions, as well as monitoring and auditing user activities to ensure compliance with regulations and policies. IGA helps organizations reduce security risks, improve regulatory compliance, and streamline user access management across different systems and applications.) – Responsible for Group and Role Management and Identity Management.
- Project Management and Business Analysis (PM/BA) – Support the other sub-teams.
The IAM Team is one of several in Enterprise Infrastructure Solutions, itself one of the divisions of ITS Campus Solutions .
Team service metrics are posted on our Metrics page.