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SailPoint IdentityIQ 7.3 Update Extends Identity Governance to Bots

August 22, 2018 / Sean Michael Kerner

As organizations increasingly rely on robotic process automation bots, there is a need to bring them under control with a common identity governance model. SailPoint announced the release of IdentityIQ 7.3 on Aug. 22, providing organizations with new capabilities to manage identity for bots and cloud services. Previous releases of IdentityIQ only supported software bots and robotic process automation (RPA) bots through the use of custom code, which is now changing with the 7.3 update. The new release also provides enhanced policy controls such that organizations can govern both Amazon Web Services (AWS) cloud as well as SAP environments in a consistent way with the rest of the enterprise. "This is the first release where RPAs and bots are included out-of-the-box as a standard identity type," Paul Trulove, chief product officer at SailPoint, told eWEEK. "This allows them to be used in all identity governance processes, including access requests and compliance controls.&qu...