IBM Cloud Identity

IBM Cloud Identity helps secure user productivity with cloud-delivered Single Sign-On (SSO), multifactor authentication, and lifecycle management. It comes with thousands of pre-built connectors to help you quickly provide access to popular SaaS apps and pre-built templates to help integrate in-house apps.

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 single sign-on
  • Easily connect to thousands of apps with connectors
  • Enhance security with multi-factor authentication
  • Free up the help desk with user self-care options
  • Extend SSO to enterprise apps with IBM MaaS360 integration
  • Find apps easily with Application Launchpad
  • Enable user lifecycle management
  • Empower managers to control access with delegation
  • Leverage your on-premise IAM investments
  • Integrate seamlessly with IBM Security Access Manager
  • Assess context of a user's attributes with adaptive access
  • Identify and mitigate access risks with identity analytics

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.