Identity Defined Security Alliance Announces Interactive Events to Celebrate Inaugural ‘Identity Management Day’ on April 13

Focused on the importance of managing and securing digital identities, Identity Management Day events will include announcement of Identity Management Award winners, webinars, a Twitter chat, and more

DENVER, March 25, 2021― The Identity Defined Security Alliance (IDSA), a nonprofit that provides vendor-neutral education and resources to help organizations reduce the risk of a breach by combining identity and security strategies, today announced a number of interactive events taking place on ‘Identity Management Day,’ an annual awareness day hosted by the IDSA in partnership with the National Cyber Security Alliance (NCSA). The inaugural Identity Management Day will be held on April 13, 2021.

The mission of Identity Management Day is to educate business leaders, IT decision makers and consumers on the importance of identity management and key components including governance, identity-centric security best practices, processes, and technology, with a special focus on the dangers of not properly securing identities and access credentials. In addition, the NCSA will provide guidance for consumers, to ensure that their online identities are protected through security awareness, best practices and readily available technologies.

Identity Management Day Events – April 13

The day-of events will include:

  • The unveiling of the first-ever ‘Identity Management Awards.’ Want to tell the world how you’re securing identities? You have until today, March 25, 5 p.m. MT to submit!
  • Identity Management Day panel webcast at 10 a.m. MT, moderated by Brad Shewmake, global director, corporate communications at Centrify and chairman of Identity Management Day. Panelists will include: Julie Smith, executive director, IDSA, Kevin Coleman, executive director, NCSA, Stephen Lee, VP, technical strategy and partnerships, Okta, and Thomas Malta, head of IAM, Navy Federal Credit Union.
  • NCSA webinar on identity management and security best practices for the SMB audience at 12 p.m. MT.
  • #IDMgmtDayChat on Twitter at 1 p.m. MT, hosted by the NCSA (@StaySafeOnline). To participate, contact Jennifer Cook,

How to Get Involved Today

  • Share your thoughts on social media using #IDMgmtDay and #BeIdentitySmart
  • Host an event in honor of Identity Management Day, share details on social media using #IDMgmtDay and #BeIdentitySmart and send links to for further amplification on social media
  • Post blogs on identity security and send links to for further amplification on social media and potentially the IDSA/NCSA websites

About the Identity Defined Security Alliance

The IDSA is a group of identity and security vendors, solution providers, and practitioners that acts as an independent source of thought leadership, expertise, and practical guidance on identity centric approaches to security for technology professionals. The IDSA is a nonprofit that facilitates community collaboration to help organizations reduce risk by providing education, best practices, and resources.

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