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Robotic Process Automation

Overview#

Robotic Process Automation (RPA) is using robots that automatically perform tasks that humans executed before, companies unlock a significant potential for cost savings.

Robotic Process Automation which usually involves Artificial Intelligence or Machine Learning can have Security Considerations

Robotic Process Automation Digital Identity should be considered functional Entities where there is an individual entity available: The robot. Generally, Robotic Process Automation should not be Service Accounts but rather each robot can run in the context of its own Digital Identity, that has exactly the entitlements required for the (commonly very narrow) tasks that Digital Identity is executing and implementation of Principle of least privilege is important.

Robotic Process Automation Digital Identity require the same Identity Lifecycle Management as Humans.

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