RSA, the security division of EMC, has launched the RSA Entitlements Policy Manager, a new addition to its identity assurance portfolio of contextual authorization solutions, including RSA Access Manager and RSA Federated Identity Manager – that is engineered to enable organizations to increase security and enforce end user access control based on risk and business context, in accordance with policy.
According to the company, the RSA Entitlements Policy Manager is designed to provide IT organizations with a web-based interface to manage policies that create centralized user access controls based on fine-grained roles and attributes. As engineered, the product would accomplish this while preserving each user’s identity context across applications, URLs, service-oriented architectures (SOA) and web services.
RSA Entitlements Policy Manager will allow IT administrators to be agile through the ability to create, enforce and monitor centralized security policies from one central location and across the distributed application infrastructure.This is built on architectural foundation leveraging industry standards such as extensible Access Control Markup Language (XACML) and Security Assertion Markup Language (SAML) to create a scaleable system fro enterprise applications
RSA Entitlements Policy Manager is engineered to provide broad and deep visibility into IT controls as well as consistent policies that link both the risk associated with user authentication and the risk associated with resources.