Blog posts by Andrea Beskers

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Curse and Blessing of Biometric Authentication

Everybody wants the benefits of biometric authentication but nobody wants to pay the potential privacy price. What is the risk for individuals and society at large? To address these challenges Mike Kiser, Director, Strategy and Standards at SailPoint, is giving a keynote speech New Face, Who Dis? Privacy vs Authentication in a World of Surveillance on Tuesday, May 10, at the European Identity and Cloud Conference 2022 . To give you a sneak preview of what to expect, we asked Mike some questions about his presentation. Your talk describes a tension in how facial recognition...

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Digitization to Dissolve Data Privacy

How can organizations prepare to maintain data privacy while using a multi-tenant cloud, managed service providers, and distributed data center environments? Anil Bhandari from Arcon will elaborate on this challenge in his Keynote   Digital Identity and Privacy: Stories from the Frontline on Tuesday, May 10, at the European Identity and Cloud Conference 2022 . To give you a sneak preview of what to expect, we asked Anil some questions about his presentation. What can we expect to learn from your session on Digital Identity and Privacy: Stories from the Frontline?...

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Organizations Need a Dream IAM

Digital systems have become very complex, 95% of admins have too many permissions, and 76% of IT decision-makers are facing a skills gap. This is a recipe for disaster, so how do you fix it? Patrick Parker from EmpowerID will elaborate on this challenge in his Keynote  Model, Measure, Manage - The Journey to Autonomous Security in a Hybrid Multi-Cloud World on Tuesday, May 10, at the European Identity and Cloud Conference 2022 . To give you a sneak preview of what to expect, we asked Patrick some questions about his presentation. Why is there a need for Autonomous...

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Web 3.0 Creates a World Without Perimeters

Web and the metaverse is a trendy topic, so it is even nicer to enjoy a more nuanced view of the subject. An optimistic but still realistic sneek peak of our digital future. Katryna Dow from Meeco will elaborate on the challenges of Web3 in her Keynote The Omniverse SWOT on Thursday, May 12, at the European Identity and Cloud Conference 2022 . To give you a preview of what to expect, we asked Katryna some questions about her presentation. What is the Omniverse and why the title? To be honest, I was trying to avoid the word metaverse. And also because I think this new...

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Human-Centric Identity - When Customers No Longer Tolerate a Bad UX

A poor user experience is increasingly becoming a no-go for customers, even to the point of them not buying a product. So a good user experience is a must, but how can you achieve that without neglecting security? Candace Worley from Ping Identity will elaborate on this challenge in her Keynote Human-Centric Identity on Thursday, May 12, at the European Identity and Cloud Conference 2022 . To give you a sneak preview of what to expect, we asked Candace some questions about her presentation. What is Human-Centric Identity? So human-centric identity is taking an...

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Entering a New Era: CIAM 2.0

Are today's identity fundamentals such as single sign-on, multi-factor authentication, passwordless authentication enough for the future of Web 3.0? Asanka from WSO2 will elaborate on his idea of Creating a Seamless Access Experience with the Digital Double  on Thursday, May 12, at the European Identity and Cloud Conference 2022 to address the next digital era. To give you a sneak preview of what to expect, we asked Asanka some questions about his presentation. What do you mean by the digital double in your presentation title? Yeah, I think it's a really good...

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Siemens' Challenging IAM Success Story

When Leonardo Morales from Siemens first attended the European Identity and Cloud Conference, he tried to gather experience and knowledge from others to avoid common mistakes on his IAM journey. Now he is giving a keynote speech Siemens AG: Real-World Enterprise IAM at Scale on Wednesday, May 11, at the European Identity and Cloud Conference 2022 to help others overcome the same hurdles. To give you a sneak preview of what to expect, we asked Leonardo some questions about his presentation. Why is IAM important? IAM is important for Siemens to do business and...

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Identity Access – The Immature Industry

Allan Foster thinks the identity and access management industry is an immature industry mostly because it is still thinking in siloes. He will elaborate on this idea in his keynote Access Control – The New Frontier on Thursday, May 12, 2022, 9:10 am at the European Identity and Cloud Conference 2022 . To give you a sneak preview of what to expect, we asked Allan some questions about his presentation. You have been involved in Identity for many years now. Have we solved all the Identity Problems? Well, wouldn't that be nice, right? We wouldn't even have to have a...

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EIC Speaker Spotlight: Maarten Stultjens on the European Perspective of Identity

Maarten Stultjens, VP Corporate Development at OneWelcome is to partake in a panel discussion entitled Identity, Privacy, Security - The European Perspective on Monday, September 13 starting at 15:50 pm at EIC 2021 . To give you a sneak preview of what to expect, we asked Maarten some questions about what he will bring to the panel. There are differences in Digital Identity between US and Europe. What is the bigger picture? Yeah, well, I think as the first step we have to look at some global initiatives that are taking place in business. And if I have to mention two...

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EIC Speaker Spotlight: Vadim Lander on the Dawn of Digital IAM

Vadim Lander, Symantec Identity Management Security Chief Architect and CTO, Broadcom is to give a presentation entitled The Dawn of Digital IAM on Monday, September 13 starting at 17:40 pm at EIC 2021 . To give you a sneak preview of what to expect, we asked Vadim some questions about his presentation. How would you describe the state of identity today? I think in the identity management space today, we're seeing a number of challenges. Identity is often called the last perimeter or sometimes the only perimeter and now identity has become a highly critical component...

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