IBM Cloud Identity

IBM Cloud Identity helps organizations optimize their IAM solutions for the cloud without sacrificing previous on-premises investments, with its capabilities modernized to deploy and consume how you need. It incorporates unparalled context and intelligence into decisions about who should have access to what, empowering organizations to give the right people the right access at the right time. Mastering the balance between security and user experience, IBM infuses AI and risk analytics throughout the platform, providing smart identity for a hybrid multicloud world.

Single Sign-On (SSO) from any device

Provide a unified application launchpad and SSO, from any device, to any application.

2FA to any target system

Protect web, cloud, mobile, VPNs, and operating systems with flexible MFA.

User lifecycle management and compliance

Request, approve, provision, and recertify user access to applications.

Adaptive access

Assess the full context of a user’s attributes and enforce MFA when risk is high.

Identity analytics

Provides a 360-degree view of access risks and the ability to act based on those risk insights.

Key Features

  • Log in with federated single sign-on
  • Enhance security with multi-factor authentication
  • Identify and mitigate access risks with identity analytics
  • Adapt for context using continuous access control
  • Enable user provisioning and lifecycle management
  • Extend SSO to UEM with IBM Security MaaS360 integration
  • Protect on-premises applications from the cloud
  • Troubleshoot events with custom activity reports
  • Empower managers to control access with delegation

Security and privacy in the cloud

When using IBM Cloud offerings, your company can scale and adapt quickly to changing business needs without compromising security, privacy or risk levels. Learn more about IBM Cloud security

This offering meets the following industry and global compliance standards, depending on the edition you choose.

  • EU-US Privacy Shield and Swiss-US Privacy Shield Framework
  • ISO 27001

To learn about the compliance and certifications for a specific offering edition, consult the Cloud Services data security and privacy data sheets.

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Single Sign-On for Cloud and On-Prem Apps


Provides single sign-on for cloud and on-prem applications.

Multi-Factor Authentication for Cloud and On-Prem Apps


Provides advanced authentication options for cloud and on-prem applications.

Provisioning to Cloud & On-Prem Apps


Provides provisioning and deprovisioning for cloud and on-prem applications.