Identity is Security: Avoiding the Pitfalls of an Authentication-Centric Security Architecture
- LANGUAGE: English DATE: Tuesday, June 26, 2018 TIME: 4:00pm CEST, 10:00am EDT, 7:00am PDT
The security landscape has changed in the recent decade, and the methods we used to protect our enterprise networks are no longer working. The network perimeter has dissipated, the adversary has become increasingly skilled at alternative methods to gain entry, and enterprise applications and data are spread across multiple environments, on-premises and in the cloud. With more sensitive information getting out of our control every day, a data breach is just waiting to occur, and the consequences, if successful, can be disastrous for your business.
With the explosion of cloud delivered applications and an increasing need to address the user sign-on challenges it involves, there has been a focus on establishing user authentication as the new perimeter. For years, security experts have been talking about the five A’s of Security: Authentication, Authorization, Administration, Analytics and Audit. With the increased focus on the first A – Authentication, it is essential that this is supported by the other four disciplines with the appropriate level of separation between them.
In this KuppingerCole webinar, we will address:
- The challenges of keeping IT security current with the latest technology advancements
- The five A’s of user-centric security
- Understanding why even the strongest authentication alone does not solve identity security
- The importance of focusing on identity governance to address the full lifecycle of identity and access manageme
In the first part of this webinar, Martin Kuppinger, Founder and Principal Analyst at KuppingerCole, will explain how identity can become the center of your security strategy and will give an overview of the complex authorization challenges.
In the second part, Darran Rolls, CTO and CISO at SailPoint, will present his perspective on the potential pitfalls of adopting an authentication-centric architecture, without the appropriate support of identity governance.
SailPoint, the leader in enterprise identity governance, brings the Power of Identity to customers around
the world. SailPoint's open identity platform gives organizations the power to enter new markets, scale their workforces, embrace new technologies, innovate faster and compete on a global basis. As both an industry pioneer and market leader in identity governance, SailPoint delivers security, operational efficiency and compliance to enterprises with complex IT environments. SailPoint's customers are among the world's largest companies in a wide range of industries, including: 8 of the top 15 banks, 4 of the top 6 healthcare insurance and managed care providers, 9 of the top 15 property and casualty insurance providers, and 5 of the top 13 pharmaceutical companies.
The Identity-as-a-Service (IDaaS) market continues to develop with a significant push from organizations looking to adopt cloud-based delivery of security services including IAM. While IDaaS Access Management solutions, providing SSO (Single Sign-On) for the users and access to a variety of services are already established, IDaaS IGA is not as widely used yet. However, shifting IGA (Identity Governance and Administration) capabilities, e.g. Identity Lifecycle Management and Access Governance, to the cloud might provide significant benefits regarding time and cost of deploying and operating IGA.
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