New History Plugin

KOGIT releases History Plugin for SailPoint IdentityIQ

KOGIT is launching a new History Plugin for SailPoint IIQ installations. The Plugin supports archiving, reporting and analysis for historical IAM data – making it ideal for compliance with external audits and forensic investigations.

Moreover, it helps companies fulfil statutory data retention requirements, which are typically ten years in many industries. Searches can be executed on archived data on the basis of attributes, values, and time/date of access activity.

The History IIQ Plugin enables companies to rapidly and precisely find answers to key questions such as: Where was sensitive data stored? Who accessed this data? Was the user authorized to access this data? And what evidence is available to document the activity?

And while auditors and investigators generally focus on point-in-time inquiries related to user access, user role, and policies, this powerful new plugin goes further – for example, it is possible to identify who assigned or approved access rights and roles, and who had access to a specific transaction or data during a defined time period. KOGIT IIQ History Plugin allows organizations to provide this information to external parties quickly and without placing a major load on their IIQ environment. It generates historical data in a report-friendly format and has an intuitive user interface for reports, historical searches and the selection of filters by identities, by roles, by policies or workgroups.

A powerful tool for SailPoint IIQ

The KOGIT IIQ History Plugin is based on a data model developed specifically for historical IIQ objects, and includes four custom tables for data on access activities. The “custom history object” table enables businesses to track changes to data. The “custom history string” table stores scalar object properties, and enables records to be kept of information such as who was a member of a certain department at a given time. The “custom history reference” table is similar, but also stores a reference ID, allowing it to track any renaming of objects. The fourth table, “custom history complex”, supports complex searches with a large number of variables.

The KOGIT IIQ History Plugin makes use of a highly configurable, smart ETL (extract, transform, and load) process which creates snapshots of IIQ objects and archives these in the history tables. New snapshots are only added to the database when changes to data have taken place. The ETL process can be configured in line with specific needs. The plugin includes a task definition template for scheduled historical data extraction from SailPoint IIQ and will also support an API method for ad hoc single object extraction.

The KOGIT IIQ History Plugin is easy-to-install, and easy-to-use. Its powerful range of features makes it a welcome addition to any SailPoint IIQ installation. For more information or a personal consultation, please contact info@kogit.de.

The following video demonstrates the use of the Plugin