Identity Governance and Administration

OpenText NetIQ Identity Governance

Protect all data with simplified compliance and user access review processes

OpenText NetIQ Identity Governance


See how to streamline administrative processes and secure data access

OpenText™ NetIQ™ Identity Governance is an identity governance and administration (IGA) solution that seamlessly integrates identity governance (IG) and identity manager (IM) to elevate your organization's efficiency and protect its valuable data. Unlock the full potential of identity management by simplifying administrative tasks, boosting operational effectiveness, and empowering business stakeholders to confidently manage application and data access permissions.

Why choose NetIQ Identity Governance?

  • Identity-powered governance

    Accelerate access certification, reduce the risk of inappropriate access, provide analytics for users in technical and business roles, and satisfy auditors.

  • Automated access certifications

    Ensure access certifications stay on schedule with automatic reminders and progress updates, including decision support for approvers and issue escalation for administrators.

  • Real-time adaptive governance

    Enable continuous risk mitigation, adapt to real-time changes and events, and automatically initiate compliance reviews.

  • Business insight access

    Inform decisions about user access by delivering crucial business insights through the review and approval interfaces.

  • Centralized platform

    Save time and money managing secured services and resources through a central point of access.

How NetIQ Identity Governance can benefit business

Minimize risk and boost efficiency by easily governing application and data access and automating access review and recertification processes.

  • Achieve compliant access levels

    Achieve compliant access levels

    Boost compliance, optimize resource allocation, and mitigate the risk and cost of data breaches.

  • Automate administrative tasks

    Automate administrative tasks

    Eliminate manual, error-prone processes to enhance operational efficiency, establish new business models, and prevent compliance violations.

  • Adhere to government mandates

    Adhere to government mandates

    Navigate evolving government mandates related to your digital services while ensuring compliance with your organization’s privacy and segregation of duties requirements.

  • Optimize resource allocation

    Optimize resource allocation

    Easily govern access to sensitive information so information handlers can focus on their primary responsibilities, reducing the cost and risk of potential data breaches.


  • Access governance

    Governs access to all resources across your environment, whether you choose to deploy on premises or via SaaS.

  • Entitlement collection

    Collects and visualizes identities and entitlements across your entire environment.

  • Approval management

    Automates application fulfillment with a user-friendly, self-service access request and approval system.

  • Analytics access

    Reduces rubber stamping with analytics that provide business context and risks associated with each request.

  • Continuous governance

    Triggers access reviews on high-risk changes, with interventions needed only for exceptions.

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KMD Success Story

KMD deploys adaptive identity governance to deliver transparency and major productivity gains

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PwC Denmark

Economies of scale give Danish municipalities access to state-of-the-art NetIQ Identity

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NetIQ Identity Governance resources

What is identity governance and administration?

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What is identity and access management?

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What is data access governance?

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Identity governance: The power of data policy (1 of 3)

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Identity governance: Workflow as remediation (2 of 3)

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Identity governance: Microcertifications as remediation (3 of 3)

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Business roles | NetIQ Identity Governance

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Risk scoring | NetIQ Identity Governance

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Data policy | NetIQ Identity Governance

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Department of defense contractor stays competitive with identity governance

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Closing the door on access mistakes: The role of identity governance

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Scaling identity governance and administration to cover the whole enterprise

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KuppingerCole Leadership Compass for identity governance and administration

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OpenText™ NetIQ™ Identity Administration needs governance

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What is the principle of least privilege?

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