Identity and Access Management Service, State Entity Standard



Standardize the solution to provide the enterprise with the ability for users and applications to interact with our identity providers.


  1. Azure Active Directory from Microsoft; will be used to fulfill identity and access management service functionality for state entity digital identities.


Identity and Access Management - A identity management platform responsibly for providing single sign-on, conditional access, multi-factor, and application ingratiation services.

State Entity - A state entity means any state official, state employee or other person authorized to act on behalf of the state or any named service or device directly managed by the state.


This standard applies to all executive branch state agencies including the University Systems Office but excluding other higher education institutions, i.e. campuses and agricultural and research centers.

Statement of Commitment

North Dakota's CIO/CTO directs that IT Policy be created to establish statewide information technology policies and standards as defined within ND Century Code (Chapter 54-59-09).


Non-compliance with this standard shall be reported to the Office of the State Auditor.

Revision Number: 1
Revision Date: 2021-06-01
Effective Date: 2021-06-01
Last Reviewed: 2021-06-01
Number: POL0020202