The Costs of an In-house Consumer Identity Solution
While building Identity in-house is an option you’ve no doubt considered, the costs of doing so can be astronomical if the right strategy isn’t set in place. For example, have you ever had your engineering team build out an Identity solution just to have the stack or regulations change within 3 to 6 months?
Don’t worry – you’re not alone. And while not a unique phenomenon in tech, attack vectors are constantly evolving – meaning fraud prevention is more mission critical than ever before and even more difficult to address. Plus, when it comes to compliance for handling customer data and protecting your services, organisations have limited lead time to deploy updates to their stack.
Though having the right Customer Identity solution in place can solve all these issues, building it in-house can often create more problems than it solves. Here are some key points to help explain why…
The Cyber Hut Comment: Many CIAM (consumer/customer/citizen) based identity and access management projects often start in-house - with homemade, application-centric capabilities. Okta have released an eBook looking at some of the costs of building such a solution in-house.
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