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EIC Speaker Spotlight: Chris Owen on Identity Management

Chris Owen, Director of Product Management at Savyint is to deliver a presentation on Worlds Collide: The Importance of Convergence in IAM on Tuesday, September 14 starting at 8:30 pm at EIC 2021 . To give you sneak preview of what to expect, we asked Chris some questions about his planned presentation. When worlds collide is an interesting subject. What does it actually mean and what is colliding?  Worlds colliding is essentially looking at the different markets that exist within the identity space. So in particular, if we take privileged access management (PAM) and...

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EIC Speaker Spotlight: Carsten Stöcker on How an Entire Industry Adopts Digital Enterprise Identity

Carsten Stöcker, co-founder and CEO at Spherity is to deliver a presentation on How an Entire Industry Adopts Digital Enterprise Identity on Wednesday, September 15 starting at 3:30 pm at EIC 2021 . To give you sneak preview of what to expect, we asked Carsten some questions about his planned presentation. How would you describe the current state of the digital identity sector? The current state is determined by industry players and governments that are realizing the importance of digital identity. It's a part of digital identity for interactions on the internet...

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EIC Speaker Spotlight: Eric Newcomer on How to Improve Security Through IAM Code Management

Eric Newcomer, Chief Technology Officer at WSO2 is to deliver a presentation entitled The Rise of the Developer in IAM on Monday, September 13 starting at 6:40 pm at EIC 2021 . To give you sneak preview of what to expect, we asked Eric some questions about his planned presentation. What significant identity projects have you been involved in? Well, long time ago, I did an application for Salomon Ski for their warehouse subsidiaries around the world. And for that application - because there was no solution - I had to create my own identity management service. So, I...

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EIC Speaker Spotlight: Mike Kiser on Why Identity Is the New Blue

Mike Kiser, Senior Identity Strategist at SailPoint and passionate storyteller, is to deliver a presentation entitled Identity Is the New Blue on Monday, September 13 starting at 6:00 pm. at EIC 2021 . To give you sneak preview of what to expect, we asked Mike some questions about his planned presentation. Why use the history of a color as an analogy for identity?  Great question. I think as I tend to think about identity and other technology and innovation, what fascinates me most is not even how much the technology works, but how it impacts society, how it impacts...

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Brace Yourselves: A New HeatWave is Coming

I’ve always been a bit baffled by the enduring popularity of MySQL. I mean, it’s great and we have been using it in many internal projects for years, but what makes it so popular even nowadays, when the competition from other vendors, commercial or open-source, is so strong? And yet, 26 years after the first release, MySQL is still the most popular open-source database in the world, an integral part of every web development stack, the one product you expect to find on every hosting platform, and, of course, in every public cloud. MySQL: a database for all applications?...

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EIC Speaker Spotlight: Graham Williamson on IoT Project Success

Graham Williamson, Senior Analyst at KuppingerCole, is to deliver a presentation entitled Meeting Expectations – 5 pillars for IoT project success on Tuesday, September 14 starting at 7:20 pm. at EIC 2021 . To give you sneak preview of what to expect, we asked Graham some questions about his planned presentation. How would you describe the current state of the IoT industry sector? If there was one word to use to characterize the current state of the IT sector, it would be ‘exciting.’ The current situation we have is over the last few years, there has...

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EIC Speaker Spotlight: Vittorio Bertocci on Browser Changes Affecting Identity

Vittorio Bertocci, Principal Architect at Auth0, is to deliver a presentation entitled Browser Features vs. Identity Protocols: An Arms Race? on Tuesday, September 14 starting at 9:50 am. at EIC 2021 . To give you sneak preview of what to expect, we asked Vittorio some questions about his planned presentation. Why are browser vendors introducing changes in their products that impact how we do identity today? Browser vendors really mean well. What they are doing is looking out for the users and we know that today, one of the big engines of the economy is the ability of...

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EIC Speaker Spotlight: Peter Busch on Trust as the Key Concept

Peter Busch, Product Owner Distributed Ledger Technologies Mobility at Robert Bosch Group, is to deliver a presentation entitled Trust as the Key Concept in Future Mobility on Tuesday, September 14 starting at 3:30 pm. at EIC 2021 . To give you sneak preview of what to expect, we asked Peter some questions about his planned presentation. What are the problems of the identity's status quo today? Yeah, the identity status quo today. This is a tricky question because what we see these days is we get more and more in this area where we need identity, where you need to...

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Microsoft further strengthens Identity and Security offerings by CloudKnox Security acquisition

Microsoft last week announced another acquisition, a few days after announcing the acquisition of RiskIQ . This next acquisition is CloudKnox Security , a vendor offering unified privileged access and cloud entitlement management. These technologies, sometimes also referred to as CIEM (Cloud Infrastructure Entitlement Management), are essential for getting a grip on entitlements and access to cloud resources in multi-cloud and multi-hybrid environments. Permission Management for hybrid cloud infrastructures The CloudKnox Cloud Permissions Management Platform delivers a range of...

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EIC Speaker Spotlight: Dr. Barbara Mandl & Dr. Angelika Steinacker on the Women in Identity Workshop

Women in Identity exists to foster new relationships and mentorship between women in technical fields and beyond. At EIC 2021 , Dr. Angelika Steinacker and Dr. Barbara Mandl will hold a pre-conference workshop on Monday, September 13 starting at 9:00 am. To give you sneak preview of what to expect, we asked Angelika and Barbara some questions about their planned workshop. Which audience do you hope to attract for your joint workshop on Women in Identity? We are hoping for a very diverse audience. We are addressing everyone who is currently working or planning to work...


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