Cyber Security | January 18, 2019
The Identity and Access Management (IAM) Industry forms part of the eleven Industry segments across the Cyber Security Sector, that Kognetics tracks as part of its Technology Sector coverage
Identity and Access Management (IAM) cyber security technologies enable users and enterprises to ensure that the right people (internal employees, customers, partners, etc.) are accessing the right assets (documents, digital assets and systems, etc.) , and at the right time for the right reasons. These span industry mainstream solutions such as Electronic Signature, and Single Sign On to newer-age technologies such as Blockchain and Biometric Authentication technologies.
Kognetics tracks 771 Identity and Access Management (IAM) companies which are mapped with extreme granularity across 14 sub-industry segments, bridging the gap between vanilla industry analysis and sector-specific domain expertise, by leveraging proprietary data analytics and machine learning algorithms.
Companies such as SenseTime became one of the largest funded entities across Cyber Security and Artificial Intelligence (AI) in 2018. Venafi, HashiCorp, Pindrop and Ledger were some of the other companies in the Identity and Access Management (IAM) that received substantial funding.
Identity and Access Management (IAM) saw 44 Deals by 108 investors in 2018!
And, if you ask Kognetics, machine intelligence platform for M&A, funding activities across Identity and Access Management (IAM) are not going to be over anytime soon. Kognetics predicts high funding likelihood across sub-industries for IAM over 2019.
Kognetics predicts Biometric Authentication as one of the most attractive sub-industry segments with a current very high funding momentum, which it is likely to sustain over 2019.
Additionally, Customer IAM, Blockchain Applications, Multi Factor Authentication, Two Factor Authentication, and Identity and Access Management as a Service (IDaaS)segments are also likely to sustain their funding likelihood.
Kognetics also helps identify attractive companies that are most likely due for funding. Further, Kognetics tracks a number of company signals from a variety of structured and unstructured sources to identify growth companies
Kognetics also tracks M&As, Exits and strategic acquirers across Identity and Access Management (IAM). While, Electronic Signature (22 acquisitions) and Biometric Authentication (20 acquisitions) have seen the largest number of M&As from 2013-18, Kognetics predicts Biometric Authentication to sustain its exits momentum in 2019.
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