Watch this video and learn how British American Tobacco plc partnered with IBM to help them manage critical identity and access management for better security. Identity and access management is crucial for organizations that need to protect their systems, applications, and data from unauthorised access. With tens of thousands of employees and contractors in 184 locations, BAT sought an IT security service provider that could design and implement a solution to provide a highly secure, centralized identity access management system and exceptional IT account management services across its worldwide organization. By partnering with IBM to design and implement the identity and access management (IAM) programme BAT improved its security through providing common authentication, authorization and access control and enforcement across its entire organization. It gained operational efficiencies with automated, streamlined processes that help it swiftly add, change and remove authorizations and adjust licensing costs associated with its staffing levels and related responsibilities.