A majority of government IT organizations say identity management is very important to securing their networks and will become even more so over the next five years, but that funding to keep pace is a major impediment to growth.

The respondents also said they think identity management is relevant to national security, critical public infrastructure, and personal security; and given the gravity of those issues, that personal privacy could suffer. (Learn more in our Identity Management Buyer’s Guide.)

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