Redefining Access Governance for Security and Fraud Prevention in Critical Applications
- LANGUAGE: English DATE: Thursday, December 07, 2017 TIME: 4:00pm CET, 10:00am ET, 7:00am PT
Continued digitalization of modern organizations, supported by the growing adoption of cloud computing, big data and other innovative information technologies, shows no signs of slowing down. Critical business data such as corporate intellectual property, financial documents or sensitive personal information, which traditionally have been kept in the most secure on-premises systems, must now be made accessible to the outside world: remote offices, mobile workforce, business partners, sometimes even the whole Internet.
Enterprise platforms from SAP, Microsoft or Oracle, applications for highly regulated industries like finance or healthcare, even cloud services – all of them have their own unique and complex security models and each is usually managed by a separate team. Growing organically but even more so through mergers and acquisitions, a substantially large enterprise inevitably faces the challenge of managing risk and maintaining regulatory compliance across multiple and highly heterogeneous critical applications. Some of them are no longer even under their direct control and are managed instead by a cloud service provider.
The only viable approach towards tackling this enormous challenge is to design a holistic method to enforce access controls and implement access governance for all critical applications, on-premises and in the cloud. Only when these controls are applied uniformly and continuously providing organizations full and clear insight into every business application platform, can an organization assume that its assessments of security risks and regulatory compliance are based in reality.
In this KuppingerCole webinar, we will cover the following topics:
- Digital Transformation and its impact on critical business applications
- Challenges and risks of securing critical data across heterogeneous platforms and systems
- Next-generation Access Governance as the foundation for reducing fraud and managing risk
- Presenting an integrated cloud-based access governance and intelligence solution
In the first part of the webinar, Martin Kuppinger, Founder and Principal Analyst at KuppingerCole, will talk about the need for redefining Access Governance as the foundation for mitigating security and fraud risk. Organizations need to implement Access Governance for all critical applications across heterogeneous environments. They need insight into details. And they need more efficient approaches to reduce the burden on the business departments.
In the second part, Yash Prakash, Vice President of Products at Saviynt, will provide an overview of the company’s Cloud Access Governance and Intelligence solution and explain how the framework supports heterogenous platforms, how rulesets and controls are defined and mapped to industry regulations.
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Saviynt’s cloud-built identity and access governance platform helps modern enterprises scale cloud initiatives and solve the toughest security and compliance challenges in record time. The company brings together identity governance (IGA), granular application access, cloud security, and privileged access to secure the entire business ecosystem and provide a frictionless user experience. The world’s largest brands trust Saviynt to accelerate digital transformation, empower distributed workforces, and meet continuous compliance, including BP, Western Digital, Mass Mutual, and Koch Industries. For more information, please visit saviynt.com.
Data is widely considered the “new oil" because data has great value and provides direct and secondary revenue streams. But, also like oil, data can leak from organizations that depend on it. Therefore, data security and the prevention of data leakage is imperative for business as well as regulatory compliance reasons.