Introduction to IBM Security Access Manager

IBM Security Access Manager is a complete authorization and network security policy management solution. It provides end-to-end protection of resources over geographically dispersed intranets and extranets.

In addition to state-of-the-art security policy management, IBM Security Access Manager provides authentication, authorization, data security, and centralized resource management capabilities.

IBM Security Access Manager offers the following features:
  • Authentication

    Provides a wide range of built-in authenticators and supports external authenticators.

  • Authorization

    Provides permit and deny decisions for protected resources requests in the secure domain through the authorization API.

  • Data security and centralized resource management

    Manages secure access to private internal network-based resources by using the public Internet's broad connectivity and ease of use with a corporate firewall system.