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Martin Kuppinger's Top 5 IAM Topics for 2019

Where to put your focus on in 2019

Leadership Compass

Leadership Compass: CIAM Platforms - 79059

This report provides an overview of the market for Consumer Identity and Access Management and provides you with a compass to help you to find the Consumer Identity and Access Management product that best meets your needs.  We examine the market segment, vendor product and service…

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Five Steps to Building an Effective Insider Threat Program

The greatest cybersecurity threat an organization faces is no longer the malicious outsider hacking from beyond network firewalls. It is the insiders - the contractors, third-party vendors, and even your own privileged employees who already have full access to your company's systems and…

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The Power of Identity Context: How to Get the Right Context and How AI will Help

How did the phrase “Russian trolls” manage to take over the news? If anyone knew at the time that these were not actually American citizens, they would have had no power to influence. That’s what a lack of identity context will do to you.

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Modern Endpoint Protection – Automating Prevention, Detection, and Response

“Antivirus is dead!” - we’ve heard talks like this for years. Some experts would point out that traditional signature-based products cannot detect zero-day attacks or sophisticated advanced threats. Others would even recommend getting rid of any 3rd party antimalware…

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Jan 29, 2019: IDaaS: Your Identity Fabric. Connecting Every User to Every Service, Seamlessly

Making your service available to everyone, everywhere, without losing control. On their digital journey, businesses are constantly launching new digital services, chased by competitive and innovative pressure.

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Security vs. Innovation: Why Not Choose Both?

In a world where businesses compete and succeed on the basis of application-driven innovation, enterprises are challenged to deliver software to market faster than ever before. Simultaneously, they're grappling with insider and outsider cybersecurity threats, as well as stringent data…

Executive View

Executive View: VeriClouds Identity Threat Protection Platform - 79083

Securely authenticating users remains a difficult problem. VeriClouds offers an Identity Threat Protection Platform that can provide a useful additional level of assurance against the reuse of compromised credentials.  There are many approaches, products, and services around user…

Leadership Brief

Leadership Brief: What AI Can Do for You Today – and What Not - 79002

AI is a generic term that covers a range of technologies. Today some of those technologies are sufficiently mature for commercial exploitation and some are not. This leadership brief describes the current state of AI technologies and recommends the areas where they can be applied today.

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Andre Priebe - CIAM & API Management

Customer Identity & Access Management und API Management sind als Business Enabler bekannt. Aber in Kombination sind sie sogar mehr als die Summe ihrer Teile.  Erfahren Sie, wie digitale Identitäten Ihrer Kunden und Ihrer APIs das digitale Ökosystem Ihrer Kunden…

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AWS re:Invent Impressions

This year’s flagship conference for AWS – the re:Invent 2018 in Las Vegas – has just officially wrapped. Continuing the tradition, it has been bigger than ever – with more than 50 thousand attendees, over 2000 sessions, workshops, hackathons, certification courses, a…

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Cybersecurity Leadership Summit Berlin 2018 - Review

This month we launched our Cybersecurity Leadership Summit in Berlin. A pre-conference workshop entitled “Focusing Your Cybersecurity Investments: What Do You Really Need for Mitigating Your Cyber-risks?” was held on Monday. The workshop was both business-oriented and technical…

Leadership Compass

Leadership Compass: Cloud Access Security Brokers - 70614

How do you ensure secure and compliant access to cloud services without losing the agility and cost benefits that these services provide? This report gives you an overview of the market for Cloud Access Security Brokers and a compass to help you to find the product that you need.

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Jan 15, 2019: Solving New Authentication Challenges While Finding Parity Between User Experience and Security

In an increasingly hostile world, where you don't know who to trust, companies still need to be able to deliver trusted, personalized experiences for users, without making them jump through hoops to prove who they are.

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Blockchain ID for the Enterprise: A Single ID? A Good Complement? Or Irrelevant?

Blockchain and the underlying concept of “Distributed Ledger Technologies” (DLT) have well passed the peak of initial hype. As always, focus is now shifting to real-world applications that allow companies to improve their business. It is less about cryptocurrencies and concepts with a…

Executive View

Executive View: Saviynt Identity Governance and Administration (IGA) - 70370

Saviynt provides a comprehensive platform for Identity Lifecycle Governance and Administration combined with Application GRC, IaaS Governance, Data Governance, and Privileged User Governance. The solution is designed to be deployed as a cloud, hybrid or on-premise solution. The Saviynt…

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Zero Trust Reality Check: Secure Access for Hybrid IT

Workforce mobility and widespread adoption of distributed data center and cloud environments have introduced significant access control complexities and threats. Organizations are questioning the efficacy of conventional, perimeter-based defenses and are now evaluating a “trust but…

Executive View

Executive View: Sphere Identity Platform - 79052

Any Self-Sovereign Identity platform must strike a balance between the individual and the organization that uses it. The Sphere Identity platform provides not only primary support for B2B, but also economic incentives for both individuals and organizations through ease of use, privacy, and…

Webcast

An Overview of the Leadership Compass: Adaptive Authentication and Cloud-Based Multi-Factor Authentication

KuppingerCole has published two related Leadership Compasses on Adaptive Authentication and Cloud-based Multi-Factor Authentication solutions. We define adaptive authentication (AA) as the on-premises deployments, whereas Cloud-based MFA is SaaS-delivered. For both AA and Cloud MFA, many…

Executive View

Executive View: IBM Security Access Manager (ISAM) - 79066

As IAM is continuing to evolve based on the growing list of IT security requirements, so is IBM Security Access Manager (ISAM). Not only does ISAM provide the essentials of access management and federation use cases, but it also provides Risk-Based Access Control and Mobile capabilities, as…

Executive View

Executive View: ThreatMetrix Digital Identity Network, powered by ThreatMetrix ID - 79049

ThreatMetrix, a LexisNexis Risk Solutions Company, is a global fraud, identity and authentication company, helping customers deliver a unified experience  across their digital customer journey.  Built on a platform  providing a unified, global customer digitial identity,…

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IBM & Red Hat – And Now?

On October 28th IBM announced its intention to acquire Red Hat. At $34 Billion, this is the largest software acquisition ever. So why would IBM pay such a large amount of money for Red Hat? Not surprising, there were quite a few negative comments from parts of the Open Source community.…

Executive View

Executive View: AWS Identity and Access Management - 79048

AWS is the largest global provider of Cloud infrastructure with extensive capabilities to suit a wide range of customer requirements for cloud-based services. The AWS platform now provides easy-to-use facilities to allow customer to better leverage their identity management environment.

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Impressions from the Oracle OpenWorld

Recently I was in San Francisco again, attending the Oracle OpenWorld for the second time. Just like last year, I cannot but commend the organizers for making the event even bigger, more informative and more convenient to attend – by all means not a small feat when you consider the…

Executive View

Executive View: Securonix Cloud SIEM and UEBA - 79035

Securonix Cloud is a next-generation security intelligence platform that provides comprehensive security information and event management, as well as user and entity behavior analytics offered as a fully managed Security Operations Platform in the cloud.

Webinar

Dec 11, 2018: The Power of Identity Context: How to Get the Right Context and How AI will Help

How did the phrase “Russian trolls” manage to take over the news? If anyone knew at the time that these were not actually American citizens, they would have had no power to influence. That’s what a lack of identity context will do to you.

Webinar

Nov 22, 2018: Blockchain ID for the Enterprise: A Single ID? A Good Complement? Or Irrelevant?

Blockchain and the underlying concept of “Distributed Ledger Technologies” (DLT) have well passed the peak of initial hype. As always, focus is now shifting to real-world applications that allow companies to improve their business. It is less about cryptocurrencies and concepts with a global…

Webinar

Dec 13, 2018: Five Steps to Building an Effective Insider Threat Program

The greatest cybersecurity threat an organization faces is no longer the malicious outsider hacking from beyond network firewalls. It is the insiders - the contractors, third-party vendors, and even your own privileged employees who already have full access to your company's systems and…

Executive View

Executive View: Zscaler Security-as-a-Service Platform - 72505

Zscaler is the world’s largest multi-tenant distributed cloud security platform that delivers a broad range of services without any on-premises hardware or software agents, including cybersecurity, network transformation, public cloud connectivity, and secure access to on-premises and…

Webcast

Assuring and Implementing Cybersecurity and Data Protection for Public Clouds

Just a few years ago, IT infrastructures resembled medieval fortresses: Firewalls, intrusion prevention systems and anti-virus programs were supposed to ward off attacks even before the enemy could enter. But things have changed substantially: The traditional security perimeter is…

Webinar

Dec 06, 2018: Modern Endpoint Protection – Automating Prevention, Detection, and Response

“Antivirus is dead!” - we’ve heard talks like this for years. Some experts would point out that traditional signature-based products cannot detect zero-day attacks or sophisticated advanced threats. Others would even recommend getting rid of any 3rd party antimalware products because the one…

Webcast

Buying Into Zero Trust? What You Need to Consider to Be Successful

As organizations take on the digital transformation, trends such as mobility, proliferation of SaaS applications and cloud infrastructure are driving up the number of connected entities and devices increasing the attack surface. With the spate of recent acquisitions in the market looking to…

Executive View

Executive View: FSP Identity Governance & Administration Suite ORG - 79050

Die FSP Identity Governance & Administration Suite ORG ist eine Lösung zur Verwaltung des Identitäts- und Zugriffslebenszyklus und bedient somit den Markt für Identity Provisioning und Access Governance, gerade in stark regulierten Branchen. Ein besonderer Vorteil des…

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The Ethics of Artificial Intelligence

Famously, in 2014 Prof. Stephen Hawking told the BBC: "The development of full artificial intelligence could spell the end of the human race." The ethical questions around Artificial Intelligence were discussed at a meeting led by the BCS President Chris Rees in London on October 2nd. This…

Leadership Compass

Leadership Compass: Identity Governance & Administration - 71135

Backed by closer integration of Identity Provisioning and Access Governance capabilities, the IGA market continues to evolve and enters mainstream market adoption with most vendors providing mature capabilities around the core IGA functions. This Leadership Compass provides insights into…

Leadership Compass

Leadership Compass: Cloud-based MFA Solutions - 70967

This report provides an overview of the market for Cloud-based Multi-Factor Authentication (MFA) solutions and provides you with a compass to help you to find the service that best meets your needs. We examine the market segment, vendor service functionality, relative market share, and…

Leadership Brief

Leadership Brief: Mit den VAIT zu einer transparenteren Versicherungs-IT - 79081

Mit dem im Juli 2018 final vorgelegten Dokument „Versicherungsaufsichtliche Anforderungen an die IT“ (VAIT) gibt die BaFin (Bundesanstalt für Finanzdienstleistungsaufsicht) Versicherungsunternehmen konkretere Vorgaben für die Umsetzung ihrer Geschäftsprozesse…

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Making Sense of the Top Cybersecurity Trends

With each passing year, the CISO’s job is not becoming any easier. As companies continue embracing the Digital Transformation, the growing complexity and openness of their IT infrastructures mean that the attack surface for hackers and malicious insiders is increasing as well. Combined…

Webinar

Nov 15, 2018: Zero Trust Reality Check: Secure Access for Hybrid IT

Workforce mobility and widespread adoption of distributed data center and cloud environments have introduced significant access control complexities and threats. Organizations are questioning the efficacy of conventional, perimeter-based defenses and are now evaluating a “trust but verify”…

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Artificial Intelligence and Cyber Security

As organizations go through digital transformation, the cyber challenges they face become more important. Their IT systems and applications become more critical and at the same time more open. The recent data breach suffered by British Airways illustrates the sophistication of the cyber…

Webinar

Nov 08, 2018: An Overview of the Leadership Compass: Adaptive Authentication and Cloud-Based Multi-Factor Authentication

KuppingerCole has published two related Leadership Compasses on Adaptive Authentication and Cloud-based Multi-Factor Authentication solutions. We define adaptive authentication (AA) as the on-premises deployments, whereas Cloud-based MFA is SaaS-delivered.

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Consumer Identity World (CIW) USA 2018 - Report

Fall is Consumer Identity Season at KuppingerCole, just in time for holiday shopping. Last week we kicked off our 2018 tour in Seattle. The number of attendees and sponsors was well up over last year, indicating the significant increase in interest in the Consumer Identity and Access…

Webinar

Dec 04, 2018: Security vs. Innovation: Why Not Choose Both?

In a world where businesses compete and succeed on the basis of application-driven innovation, enterprises are challenged to deliver software to market faster than ever before. Simultaneously, they're grappling with insider and outsider cybersecurity threats, as well as stringent data…

Webcast

Making Sense of the Top 5 Latest Cybersecurity Trends

Let’s face it: with each passing year, the CISO’s job is not becoming any easier. As companies continue embracing the Digital Transformation, the growing complexity and openness of their IT infrastructures mean that the attack surface for hackers and malicious insiders is…

Webcast

Digital Identities in the Internet of Things - Securely Manage Devices at Scale

The Internet of Things is disrupting all industries and use cases; from customer IoT, to Industrial IoT. Companies are forced to become more innovative with their products whilst their services are being, or will be, digitized. Top drivers of this digitization are eroding margins and…

Webinar

Dec 18, 2018: Online Forms Are Out of Date – There Are New Ways to Sign Up Customers

An extreme lack of innovation has led to online forms dominating online buying for over two decades. The latest identity platforms use fast, easy, and secure technology to streamline customer sign-ups and simplify data.

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Managing the Hybrid Multi Cloud

The primary factor that most organizations consider when choosing a cloud service is how well the service meets their functional needs.  However, this must be balanced against the non-functional aspects such as compliance, security and manageability. These aspects are increasingly…

Leadership Compass

Leadership Compass: Adaptive Authentication - 79011

This report provides an overview of the market for on-premise Adaptive Authentication solutions and provides you with a compass to help you to find the product that best meets your needs.  We examine the market segment, vendor product and service functionality, relative market share,…

Executive View

Executive View: United Security Providers Secure Entry Server - 79040

United Security Providers (USP) provides a web access management platform designed to provide a unified and efficient approach towards Web Application Firewall (WAF), Authentication, CIAM and Identity Federation capabilities for complex use cases and hybrid on-premises and cloud solutions.

Executive View

Executive View: Evidian Identity & Access Management - 70872

With the continually evolving security requirements and challenges IT faces today, the capabilities of IAM must also advance to keep up. Evidian meets these modern IAM requirements by integrating Identity Governance and Administration, and Analytics & Intelligence into their IAM suite.

Executive View

Executive View: ObserveIT Insider Threat Management - 79038

ObserveIT Insider Threat Management is a platform that combines the functionality of traditional User Behavior Analytics (UBA) and Data Loss Prevention (DLP) products in a lightweight and streamlined solution for detecting and mitigating various insider threats.

Webcast

Prepare for PSD2 with Strong Customer Authentication, Fraud Risk Management and Open Banking APIs

Banks will soon have to comply with the Revised Payment Service Directive, commonly called "PSD2." The directive will introduce massive changes to the payments industry and radically alter the user experience for customers of European banks by allowing third party payment service providers…

Webcast

Consumer Identity & Access Management (CIAM), Big Data and the Internet of Things (IoT)

It is all about providing your customer a great experience so that they return to you and not to your competitor, who has never before been that close to your business. Anticipating, maybe even in advance, your customer's needs has on the one hand become a must. On the other hand, GDPR is…

Executive View

Executive View: Delphix Dynamic Data Platform - 79010

Die Delphix Dynamic Data Platform ist eine integrierte Plattform für die Verwaltung, Absicherung und Replizierung von Daten in lokalen, cloudbasierten und Hybrid-Umgebungen. Sie kombiniert eine hochleistungsfähige Virtualisierung mit integriertem Data Masking und automatisierten…

Webinar

Oct 16, 2018: Assuring and Implementing Cybersecurity and Data Protection for Public Clouds

Just a few years ago, IT infrastructures resembled medieval fortresses: Firewalls, intrusion prevention systems and anti-virus programs were supposed to ward off attacks even before the enemy could enter.

Webinar

Sep 27, 2018: Making Sense of the Top 5 Latest Cybersecurity Trends

Let’s face it: with each passing year, the CISO’s job is not becoming any easier. As companies continue embracing the Digital Transformation, the growing complexity and openness of their IT infrastructures mean that the attack surface for hackers and malicious insiders is increasing as well.…

Executive View

Executive View: CA Privileged Access Management Suite - 79047

CA Technologies offers comprehensive Privileged Access Management (PAM) under CA Privileged Access Management Suite comprising of several modules bundled in a single product. The CA PAM solution blends well with CA’s popular IAM Suite to offer market leading PAM capabilities for large…

Executive View

Executive View: TechDemocracy Intellicta - 70362

A software platform designed to achieve a holistic assessment of an organization’s cybersecurity, compliance, risk and governance status by establishing risk governance, resilience and protection from cyber threats through the deployment of a standards-based risk governance framework.

Executive View

Executive View: ViewDS Cobalt - 70851

ViewDS Cobalt is a cloud-architected identity platform flexible enough to support on-premises, cloud, and hybrid environments. With all aspects of the platform management fully accessible via APIs, Cobalt is uniquely positioned to support the automation and integration requirements of…

Executive View

Executive View: Senrio Insight - 72525

Senrio Insight is an Industrial IoT cybersecurity platform utilizing passive nonintrusive network device discovery to provide visibility and analytics of industrial device behavior and rapid detection of abnormal activities.  

Webinar

Oct 11, 2018: Buying Into Zero Trust? What You Need to Consider to Be Successful

As organizations take on the digital transformation, trends such as mobility, proliferation of SaaS applications and cloud infrastructure are driving up the number of connected entities and devices increasing the attack surface. With the spate of recent acquisitions in the market looking to…

Executive View

Executive View: WidasConcepts cidaas - 79057

WidasConcepts offers a complete consumer identity and access management solution:  cidaas.  cidaas is developed and hosted in Germany. cidaas contains most standard and many innovative features, such IoT integration and consent management.  It is based on a micro-services…

Executive View

Executive View: CipherCloud CASB+ - 79037

Many organizations are using cloud services, but the use of these services is often poorly governed. Cloud Access Security Brokers (CASBs) provide functionality to discover the use of the cloud, to control which cloud services can be accessed and to protect the data held in these services.…

Executive View

Executive View: Semperis Directory Services Protector for Active Directory - 79054

Active Directory provides critical identify infrastructure for the enterprise. Semperis offers Active Directory change monitoring and forest recovery products. The Semperis DS-Protector product support change monitoring and rollback for a broad set of AD infrastructure objects.

Executive View

Executive View: 1Kosmos BlockID - 79064

1Kosmos BlockID is one of the first commercial implementations of a blockchain-based identity solution that works for both consumers and employees. It is well thought-out and implements the fundamental concepts of Self Sovereign Identity. It integrates well with existing identity and…

Advisory Note

Advisory Note: Big Data Security, Governance, Stewardship - 72565

An ever-increasing number of devices, sensors and people are connected to the global internet and generate data.  The analysis of this data can help organizations to improve their effectiveness and make better decisions.  However, there are concerns over the trustworthiness of the…

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Decentralized Identity 101: What It Is and Why It Matters

Guest Author: Vinny Lingham, CEO, Civic Technologies Bitcoin. Blockchain. Crypto. Decentralization. Tokens. A lot of buzzwords have emerged alongside the rise of blockchain technology. Yet, there is often a lack of context about what those terms actually mean and the impact they will…

Executive View

Executive View: MinerEye Data Tracker - 79063

MinerEye DataTracker is an AI-based application that identifies, classifies, and tracks unstructured information. It creates cluster of similar content across data sources and analyzes information about classified data in those clusters, to triggers applications such as DLP, IRM and Access…

Executive View

Executive View: StealthINTERCEPT® - 70367

Cyber criminals regularly exploit vulnerabilities and poor practices around Microsoft Active Directory to obtain credentials that allow them to infiltrate organizational systems, cause damage and exfiltrate data.  This report describes StealthINTERCEPT, the real-time policy…

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Entrust Datacard Acquisition

Entrust Datacard, founded in 1969 and headquartered in Minnesota, announced today that it is making a strategic investment in CensorNet and acquiring the SMS Passcode business from CensorNet (originally a Danish…

Webinar

Sep 13, 2018: Prepare for PSD2 with Strong Customer Authentication, Fraud Risk Management and Open Banking APIs

Banks will soon have to comply with the Revised Payment Service Directive, commonly called "PSD2." The directive will introduce massive changes to the payments industry and radically alter the user experience for customers of European banks by allowing third party payment service providers…

Executive View

Executive View: NRI SecureTechnologies: Uni-ID Libra 2.0 - 70266

NRI Secure’s Uni-ID Libra is a relatively new entrant in the rapidly growing market for consumer identity management (CIAM). Focused for now completely on the Japanese market, the product emphasizes security, leveraging the company’s expertise in managed SOC services and…

Executive View

Executive View: Centrify Next-Gen Access Platform - 79036

Often, enterprise security is delivered as separate services such as Identity-as-aService (IDaaS), Enterprise Mobility Management (EMM) and Privileged Access Management (PAM). Centrify converges these market segments into a single platform to deliver the next generation of access management.

Webinar

Sep 11, 2018: Consumer Identity & Access Management (CIAM), Big Data and the Internet of Things (IoT)

It is all about providing your customer a great experience so that they return to you and not to your competitor, who has never before been that close to your business. Anticipating, maybe even in advance, your customer's needs has on the one hand become a must. On the other hand, GDPR is…

Webinar

Sep 25, 2018: Digital Identities in the Internet of Things - Securely Manage Devices at Scale

The Internet of Things is disrupting all industries and use cases; from customer IoT, to Industrial IoT. Companies are forced to become more innovative with their products whilst their services are being, or will be, digitized. Top drivers of this digitization are eroding margins and…

Executive View

Executive View: Deep Secure Content Threat Removal Platform - 79056

The Content Threat Removal Platform by Deep Secure operates at the network boundary, intercepts and analyzes incoming data, extracts only the useful business information while eliminating malicious content and then creates new, clean data for onward delivery. In this way, it defeats…

Executive View

Executive View: One Identity Safeguard - 79042

One Identity is one of the leading vendors in the field of IAM. With their recent acquisition of Balabit and the integration of their Privilege Management offerings into the Safeguard product portfolio, the company positions itself among the leaders in the Privilege Management market,…

Executive View

Executive View: RSA® Identity Governance and Lifecycle - 71052

RSA Identity Governance and Lifecycle is a complete solution for managing digital identities and their access, both inside and outside the enterprise. The RSA solution covers all aspects of governance from attestations to policy exceptions and identity lifecycle, from provisioning to…

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Executive View: Delphix Dynamic Data Platform - 79010

Delphix Dynamic Data Platform is an integrated platform for managing, securing and replicating data across on-premises, cloud and hybrid environments. Combining high-performance virtualization, integrated masking and automated self-service workflows, it significantly increases efficiency of…

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Broadcom acquires CA Technologies in a ‘Broadest’ ever shift of acquisition strategy

Broadcom, after having denied the acquisition of Qualcomm earlier this year by Trump administration based on national security concerns, has decided to acquire CA Technologies showing one of the greatest shifts in an acquisition strategy from a semiconductor business to an IT…

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BOMGAR acquires Avecto to expand its PAM portfolio

BOMGAR, owned by PE firm Francisco Partners has recently announced that it has acquired Avecto, a UK based Endpoint Privilege Management (EPM) company. The move coming within 6 months of Lieberman Software’s acquisition by BOMGAR clearly depicts the quest to strengthen its position in…

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The Digital Transformation and the Role of the CISO

Cybersecurity needs to be at the heart of the digital transformation, but organisational models will have to evolve Cybersecurity is in the process of becoming an essential component of any organisation’s digital transformation journey. There is no way around this, especially as…

Webcast

Securing your Hybrid IT Environment with Privileged Access Management

As your business grows, so does your IT footprint – both on-premises and in the cloud. This adds to the overall complexity of managing access to the newly acquired IT assets and applications in addition to existing ones. The conventional approaches of managing privileged access using…

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Blockchain, Identity, Trust and Governance

On June 15th, 2018 I attended an OIX Workshop in London on this subject. The workshop was led by Don Thibeau of the Open Identity Exchange and Distributed Ledger foundation and was held in the Chartered Accountants’ Hall, Moorgate Place, London.Blockchain and Distributed Ledger…

Webcast

Identity is Security: Avoiding the Pitfalls of an Authentication-Centric Security Architecture

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…

Advisory Note

Buyer's Guide: Hybrid Cloud Services - 72562

Organizations now commonly use multiple cloud services as well as on premises IT. This KuppingerCole Buyer’s Guide focusses on IaaS services. It will provide you with questions to ask vendors, criteria to select your vendor, and the requirements for successful deployments. This report…

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Best Practices of Privileged Identity Management

Security and risk management leaders need to balance the significant security risks associated with unmanaged privileged access against the administrative and other operational efficiencies achieved by conventional privileged access management practices.

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Datendiebstahl, Malware, DSGVO - Unstrukturierte Daten Zwischen Kollaboration & Compliance

Die Mengen an digitalen Daten, die Organisationen nun speichern und verarbeiten müssen, wachsen exponentiell. Dabei geht es nicht nur um die Digitalisierung bestehender Geschäftsprozesse - für viele Unternehmen sind die Daten selbst zum wertvollsten Gut geworden, das sie vor…

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Wie Sie mit der Kombination aus Technologie und Awareness eine zukunftsfähige Cybersecurity-Strategie entwerfen

Mehr Cyberangriffe, mehr Investitionen – aber zahlt sich das für Ihr Unternehmen aus? Die richtige Cybersecurity-Strategie und die richtigen Tools helfen, Ihre Budgets gezielt einzusetzen, den Erfolg zu messen und insbesondere die Risiken durch die stetig wachsende Zahl von…

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Classification - the Intelligent Way to Ensure Strong Data Protection

As businesses are increasingly embracing the digital transformation, the volumes of information that a typical company has to collect, keep, transport and process is growing exponentially. Massive amounts of digital data are now being stored in various structured and unstructured formats…

Leadership Compass

Leadership Compass: Access Governance & Intelligence - 71145

Leaders in innovation, product features, and market reach for access governance & Intelligence. Delivering the capabilities for managing access entitlements, always knowing the state of these, and enforcing access and SoD policies across heterogeneous IT environments on premises and in…

Executive View

Executive View: Varonis DatAdvantage - 79029

Getting a grip on your data is a bigger challenge than ever before. While solutions for central IT environments such as SAP are quite established, a significant portion of critical data resides in unstructured data stores such as file servers or collaboration services. This includes PII…

Executive View

Executive View: Cayosoft Administrator v5 - 79000

Cayosoft Administrator is an integrated platform for management and automation of Active Directory and Office 365 environments, including hybrid deployments. The latest release adds new capabilities not available in native Microsoft tools, focusing on customers who have already completely…

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Future-Proofing Your Cybersecurity Strategy

It’s May 25 today, and the world hasn’t ended. Looking back at the last several weeks before the GDPR deadline, I have an oddly familiar feeling. It seems that many companies have treated it as another “Year 2000 disaster” - a largely imaginary but highly publicized…

Executive View

Executive View: Onegini Connect - 79031

Onegini provides a compelling solution for Consumer Identity and Access Management (CIAM). Onegini is headquartered in Europe and has global ambitions. They have expertise in EU regulations such as GDPR and PSD2. They are positioning their product as a CIAM solution for financial, health…

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Jun 26, 2018: Identity is Security: Avoiding the Pitfalls of an Authentication-Centric Security Architecture

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…

Blog

"Archive != Delete": Bring Back the Delete Button

Why does it seem to be getting harder to delete information online? GDPR will take effect in just a few days. GDPR empowers EU people to take control of their personal information. When in force, GDPR will mandate that companies and other organizations which control or process personal…

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Will Your Security Solutions Violate GDPR?

As the May 25th, 2018 GDPR enforcement date approaches, more and more companies are actively taking steps to find, evaluate, and protect the personally identifiable information (Personal Data) of EU persons. Organizations that do business with EU persons are conducting data protection impact…

Leadership Brief

Leadership Brief: Product Security as Your Biggest Challenge: Start Before It’s Too Late - 72011

The Internet of Things (IoT) has enormous potential to transform and benefit both consumers and industries, but along with it comes significant privacy and security implications. Addressing these challenges early on in an IoT project can go a long way to lowering potential security risks in…

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IAM for a Microservices World: Securing Agile IT

Ten years ago, for the second EIC, we published a report and survey on the intersection of IAM and SOA (in German language). The main finding back then was that most businesses don’t secure their SOA approaches adequately, if at all. Ten years later, we are talking Microservices.…

Webcast

[DE] Privilegierte Konten sichern. Angriffe stoppen.

An interview during the European Identity & Cloud Conference 2018 Privileged accounts, credentials and secrets are everywhere— on premises, in the cloud, on endpoints, and across DevOps environments. From personally identifiable customer information to critical intellectual…

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Blockchain for Identity – Myth or Potential?

During yesterday’s opening keynote at the EIC (European Identity & Cloud Conference), I brought up (and explained) a slide about the areas where Blockchain technology has the potential of helping solving existing identity problems, either by doing it just better than today or…

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Blockchain Identity – Success Factors and Challenges

When new things arrive, which are still in the pioneering stage and far from reaching maturity, there is always a lot of discussion. This is even more true for Blockchain Identity, where the massive hype around Blockchains, a long history of clever ideas failing, and a few interesting…

Webcast

Jeff Jonas - Do you Know What You Know About the Data Subject?

GDPR obligates organizations to provide data subjects with access to their personal data. To comply, companies must be able to answer a seemingly innocuous but frighteningly difficult question: What do we know about the data subject? Further, organizations must respond to Data Subject…

Webcast

Tim Hobbs - What Connects DevOps & IAM

IAM products are highly configurable systems tailored to the diverse needs of customer environments and applications. Modern applications require short development cycles and IAM systems that can be adjusted at the same pace. Modern data centers are configuration-driven, resilient…

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Joy Chik - Planning for Tomorrow: Connecting Identities for People, Processes, and Things

Social, economic and technological changes are creating urgent new requirements for enterprise identity that enable interconnected digital systems. These new use cases require a governance framework that is consistent, integrated and efficiently managed. It also needs to provide increased…

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Dr. Torsten George - Zero Trust: Solving IT Security’s Identity Crisis

Although companies are constantly increasing their cybersecurity budgets, this does not seem to help much: each day we learn about new large-scale data breaches. Considering that over 80% of hacking-related breaches leverage compromised user credentials, it’s mindboggling why so many…

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Naresh Persaud - How to Enable Trust with Interoperable & Shared Credentials

The focus of digital identity for consumers and enterprise is to remove silos, minimize redundant effort, enable better collaboration and provide a foundation for regulatory compliance. The challenge is that shared credentials for both commercial and public-sector organizations will require…

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Ian Glazer - Our Secret Strengths: The Skills of an Identity Professional

An identity and access management professional is more than just her knowledge of federation protocols, her ability to build user provisioning policies, or her talent in deploying social sign-up. Although we inherently know that it takes other skills to be a successful identity…

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Prof. Dr. Heiko Beier - Is it Facebook's End Game? Why Social Networks as we know them Today will not Survive

The real problem behind the recent Facebook scandal is not primarily that a company like Cambridge Analytica has "gained" access to the personal information of millions of Facebook users and misused them for political manipulation. It is the business model of social networks itself: Letting…

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European Identity & Cloud Awards Ceremony

European Identity & Cloud Awards Ceremony

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Martin Kuppinger - Microservices Architectures: Making IAM Hybrid

In recent times, an increasing number of vendors announced a migration of their products towards microservices architectures. Some renovate their existing on premises IAM tools, others build new solutions with a new architectural approach. Factually, the idea isn’t that new, but the…

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Lukas Praml - Your Mobile Identity: Blockchain Ain't no Swiss Army Knife

Digital identity solutions are very wide spread and everybody is using them on a day to day basis. Mainly it can be distinguished between state issued IDs/eIDs which lack usability and are therefore not as successful as hoped and self-claimed or self-established eIDs (sometimes stored in…

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Mo Ahddoud - SGN Securing Shared Credentials at The Heart of Digital Transformation

The future of IT security will depend on CISOs who are brave enough to build a new security model that is both innovative and unconventional. Gas distribution company, SGN, is blazing a trail that every company can follow. As a UK, critical infrastructure company SGN’s cloud-first…

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Kim Cameron - The Laws of Identity on the Blockchain

Keynote at the European Identity & Cloud Conference 2018

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Martin Kuppinger - The Future Model of Identity: Blockchain ID and the Digital Transformation

Distributed Ledger Technologies ("Blockchain") are the foundation for the most disruptive changes to business we are either already observing or that are on the road to becoming a reality. Based on these technologies, both new business models and fundamental changes to established models…

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Prof. Dr. Hans Ulrich Buhl - Unchaining Blockchain

Blockchain is much more than the technology behind its still most successful application – the Bitcoin. One of its key attributes is the immutable storage of information. Besides other applications, this enables trustful online business between two or more individuals – without…

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Ralf Oestereich - We will Disrupt You

We will Disrupt You - Are AI, Blockchain, IoT a Blessing or Curse for an Insurance Company?

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Drs. Jacoba C. Sieders - Digital Identities and Blockchain: Experiments and Use Cases @ ABNAMRO

ABNAMRO runs over 30 blockchain experiments, also involving digital identity capabilities. Co-operation has been set –up across various coalitions, and use cases are running a lot wider than just the banking and payments industry. Academia, building-, and shipping industries are also…

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Dr. Sridhar Muppidi - Identity Meets Fraud Protection to Establish Digital Trust

In this session, we will introduce a framework to establish digital trust based on capabilities from fraud protection and Identity. This will quickly and transparently establish a trusted, frictionless digital relationship for your customers, employees, and business partners. The session…

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Patrick Parker - The AI and Robotic Process Automation Revolution and the Upcoming Redesign of IAM

The AI and Robotic Process Automation revolutions are in full swing with record growth in both sectors as well as an explosion of new startups in this space. Not to be left behind, existing vendors are rushing to heed the call of AI and automation by sprucing up there existing product…

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Jason Rose - Realizing the full potential of Consumer Identity

Customer Experience is Everything and Everything is Digital. Digital transformation is now the center of marketing, advertising and sales strategy across every industry and region, with today’s consumers demanding a seamless and relevant experience across online and offline channels…

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Jackson Shaw - Fire Safety and Cyber-Security – Smoke Detectors are Not Enough

It takes most businesses over 6 months to detect a breach on their network. And while smoke detectors are proven to halve the death rate by fire, saving thousands of lives each year, detection is sometimes too late to prevent many buildings from burning to the ground. So imagine if it…

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Eve Maler - The Evolution of Identity and its Importance for our Digital Lives

Identity is as old as mankind and adapted very well to its changing environments. From a simple look that determines who you are to a high frequency of multi-factor vehicle-to-vehicle authentication in autonomous driving - with Digital Transformation, Identity in digital form has become the…

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Carmine Auletta - Identity & Digital Trust

Trust is essential for a society to function. It’s even more critical in a digital society where transactions take place between parties that can only rely on each other supplied digital Identity. eIDAS Regulation provides – for the first time – a clear, universal and…

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Christopher Spanton - Blockchain and the Business of Identity

Identity and Access Management (IAM) within an enterprise environment presents complex challenges for any business. While new technologies, such as blockchain, have the potential to help solve some of these challenges, today bringing blockchain into solution oriented discussions can merely…

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Email Encryption Is Dead™. Or Is It?

As we all know, there is no better way for a security researcher to start a new week than to learn about another massive security vulnerability (or two!) that beats all previous ones and will surely ruin the IT industry forever! Even though I’m busy packing my suitcase and getting…

Executive View

Executive View: StealthDEFEND® - 70366

Cyber-attacks often involve a complex process, including an insider threat element, which exploits compromised or illicit user credentials to gain access to data. StealthDEFEND is the real time file and data threat analytics component of the STEALTHbits’ Data Access Governance Suite. 

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Jun 28, 2018: Securing your Hybrid IT Environment with Privileged Access Management

As your business grows, so does your IT footprint – both on-premises and in the cloud. This adds to the overall complexity of managing access to the newly acquired IT assets and applications in addition to existing ones. The conventional approaches of managing privileged access using…

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Jun 20, 2018: Best Practices of Privileged Identity Management

Security and risk management leaders need to balance the significant security risks associated with unmanaged privileged access against the administrative and other operational efficiencies achieved by conventional privileged access management practices.

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Zero Trust: Solving IT Security’s Identity Crisis

Although companies are constantly increasing their cybersecurity budgets, this does not seem to help much: each day we learn about new large-scale data breaches. Considering that over 80% of hacking-related breaches leverage compromised user credentials, it’s mindboggling why so many…

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Executive View: Oracle Database Security Assessment - 70965

This report provides an executive summary of Oracle’s Database Security capabilities based on recently published KuppingerCole research. It covers both the company’s traditional database security solutions and the innovative Autonomous Database cloud platform.

Executive View

Executive View: Pirean Consumer IAM Platform - 70223

In today’s modern digital environments, organizations need an IAM solution that can span the breadth of employees, consumers, and citizens. Pirean's Access: One provides a single point of access and control that can meet these need with support for secure mobility and flexible workflows.

Executive View

Executive View: Cleafy - 79030

Cleafy is an integrated real-time clientless threat detection and prevention platform for online services in highly regulated industries, providing protection against advanced targeted attacks for web applications and mobile apps.  

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Jun 15, 2018: Wie Sie mit der Kombination aus Technologie und Awareness eine zukunftsfähige Cybersecurity-Strategie entwerfen

Mehr Cyberangriffe, mehr Investitionen – aber zahlt sich das für Ihr Unternehmen aus? Die richtige Cybersecurity-Strategie und die richtigen Tools helfen, Ihre Budgets gezielt einzusetzen, den Erfolg zu messen und insbesondere die Risiken durch die stetig wachsende Zahl von Angriffen und…

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Access Management Leading the Cloud Transformation Drive

To survive the fierce market competition in the era of Digital Transformation, businesses strive to be as agile as possible, to quickly adjust to constantly changing customer demands, industry regulations and modern technologies. Driven by cloud transformation and digitalization, modern…

Executive View

Executive View: RadiantOne Federated Identity Suite - 70845

Radiant Logic’s federation suite evolves the directory to be a “single source of truth” about identity data in even the most complex hybrid enterprise. It provides an important building block at the center of an integrated identity management capability.

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An overview of the Leadership Compass: Endpoint Security Anti-Malware

Malware has been on the rise. Ransomware continues to grab the headlines. New malware variants proliferate by the millions. Old style manual malware analysis can't keep pace. But organizations are increasingly under attack. Fortunately, vendors have been enhancing and improving their…

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RSA’s 2018 Conference Starts Bi-Polar and Ends with a Minor Breach

It is a world of great turmoil and considerable fear amidst incredible human progress. No wonder the RSA keynotes seemed bi-polar - mixing fear one moment, hope and inspiration the next.  RSA opened with a somber act from rapper poet Kevin Olusola to the conference theme: "Now…

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Executive View: ARCON Privilege Manager - 70950

ARCON offers a platform suite with multiple Privilege Management capabilities bundled in a single product offering. In addition to generic capabilities necessary for managing privileged access across a typical IT infrastructure, ARCON’s PAM suite offers distinct advantages to support…

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Jun 19, 2018: Datendiebstahl, Malware, DSGVO - Unstrukturierte Daten Zwischen Kollaboration & Compliance

Die Mengen an digitalen Daten, die Organisationen nun speichern und verarbeiten müssen, wachsen exponentiell. Dabei geht es nicht nur um die Digitalisierung bestehender Geschäftsprozesse - für viele Unternehmen sind die Daten selbst zum wertvollsten Gut geworden, das sie vor Lecks und…

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Without Prosecution, There Is No Protection

The Equifax data breach saga continues to unfold. In late 2017, the company admitted it had suffered significant data loss starting in March of last year. There were likely multiple data theft events over a number of months. At some point in May, they notified a small group of customers but…

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Insight, Control and Automation for Intelligent Security Technologies Within Virtualized Environments

Traditional endpoint and infrastructure security approaches are tackling changes to OS, application and communication by monitoring these through dedicated solutions installed as agents onto the actual system. Often these solutions search for specific violations and act upon predefined white…

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Executive View: inWebo 2FA Platform - 79002

inWebo offers a cloud-based Two-Factor Authentication (2FA) solution, with some unique and proprietary authentication methods that can be less obtrusive and more user-friendly. The inWebo solution provides easy-to-deploy application plug-ins and SDKs for mobile authenticators.

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Executive View: Micro Focus Privileged Account Manager - 71314

With massive data breaches in the headlines and increased regulatory scrutiny of failures to implement effective cybersecurity controls, enterprise management of privileged user accounts has become a business imperative. This report provides an overview of Micro Focus’ NetIQ…

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Jun 12, 2018: Classification - the Intelligent Way to Ensure Strong Data Protection

As businesses are increasingly embracing the digital transformation, the volumes of information that a typical company has to collect, keep, transport and process is growing exponentially. Massive amounts of digital data are now being stored in various structured and unstructured formats…

Leadership Compass

Leadership Compass: Infrastructure as a Service – Global Providers - 70303

The KuppingerCole Leadership Compass provides an overview of vendors and their product or service offerings in a certain market segment.  This Leadership Compass focusses on Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) from Cloud Service providers (CSP) with a global presence and with a specific…

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Cloud Data Protection Done Right: When Bringing Your Own Key Just Isn’t Enough

Data encryption is undoubtedly the most popular technology for securing data in the cloud, but also one of the most misunderstood ones. Although most cloud service providers offer their own capabilities for encrypting data at rest or in transit, their implementations may vary dramatically…

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2018 – the Turning Point for Social Networks

The Facebook data privacy story continues to be in the headlines this week. For many of us in IT, this event is not really a surprise. The sharing of data from social media is not a data breach, it’s a business model. Social media developers make apps (often as quizzes and games) that…

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FIAM – Fake Identity and Access Management

Just when you thought we had enough variations of IAM, along comes FIAM. Fake digital identities are not new, but they are getting a lot of attention in the press these days. Some fake accounts are very sophisticated and are difficult for automated methods to recognize. Some are built using…

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Apr 24, 2018: An overview of the Leadership Compass: Endpoint Security Anti-Malware

Malware has been on the rise. Ransomware continues to grab the headlines. New malware variants proliferate by the millions. Old style manual malware analysis can't keep pace. But organizations are increasingly under attack. Fortunately, vendors have been enhancing and improving their…

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Executive View: Microsoft Azure Information Protection - 72540

Microsoft Azure Information Protection creates a viable user experience for data classification and labeling of Office documents and emails. It enables sensitive data discovery; integrates data protection capabilities throughout Microsoft’s Azure, Office, and Windows environments; and…

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Apr 26, 2018: Access Management Leading the Cloud Transformation Drive

To survive the fierce market competition in the era of Digital Transformation, businesses strive to be as agile as possible, to quickly adjust to constantly changing customer demands, industry regulations and modern technologies. Driven by cloud transformation and digitalization, modern…

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Executive View: UNIFY Identity Broker - 70263

With today's ever-growing IT requirements for integrations between identity sources, applications and services whether on-premise, the cloud, or hybrid environments, an advanced identity provider service is required to bridge these disparate technologies. UNIFY Solutions overcomes these…

Leadership Brief

Leadership Brief: Securing PSD2 APIs - 79028

The Revised Payment Service Directive (PSD2) mandates that banks provide APIs for Account Information Service Providers (AISPs) and Payment Initiation Service Providers (PISPs) to use.

Leadership Brief

Leadership Brief: Marketing Chatbots and GDPR - 79026

Chatbots are a recent trend in marketing automation, designed to enhance customers’ digital journeys and elicit more information from consumers. This report evaluates the impact of GDPR will have on the use of chatbots and provides an overview of topics to be considered in order to…

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Azure Advanced Threat Protection: Securing Your Identities Right From the Cloud

Recently, Microsoft has announced general availability for another addition to their cybersecurity portfolio: Azure Advanced Threat Protection (Azure ATP for short) – a cloud-based service for monitoring and protecting hybrid IT infrastructures against targeted cyberattacks and…

Advisory Note

Advisory Note: Security Organization Governance and the Cloud - 72564

The cloud provides an alternative way of obtaining IT services that offers many benefits including increased flexibility as well as reduced cost.   This document provides an overview of the approach that enables an organization to securely and reliably use cloud services to…

Leadership Brief

Leadership Brief: The Anti-Malware Requirement in PSD2 - 79027

The Revised Payment Service Directive (PSD2) mandates thatservice providersevaluatetransaction requests for signs of malware infection. In order for transactions to be considered low-risk, there must be no signs of malware infection in any sessions of authentication events.

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CyberArk Acquires Vaultive to Strengthen Its Privilege Management Capabilities in Cloud

CyberArk, an overall leader in privilege management according to KuppingerCole Leadership Compass on Privilege Management, announced yesterday that it has acquired certain assets in a privately held America-based Israeli cloud security provider, Vaultive. Data encryption…

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John Erik Setsaas - A Blockchain Reality Check - Why Blockchain May Not Be the Answer to the Identity Challenges

Blockchain is everywhere, and blockchain promises to solve any kind of problem, including that of the digital identity. This presentation will take a critical look at the promises, and look at possible scenarios for identities on the blockchain, as well as why this may not be a…

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Mark Stephen Meadows - Why Bots Need License Plates

The consumer experience is changing radically, and globally. Today, AI-powered bots in the form of chatbots, voice assistants, and avatars, are responsible for the majority of traffic on the web and conversational systems.  And CPA chatbots or accountant avatars are now telling us what…

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Parth Desai - Open Banking Challenges & Opportunities: Why AI is the Essential Business Enabler

Presentation at the Digital Finance World 2018 in Frankfurt, Germany

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Dr. Khanh Dang Ngo - Improving Smart Contracts with Civil Code

Presentation at the Digital Finance World 2018 in Frankfurt, Germany

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Dr. Hans-Peter Güllich - Applying Artificial Intelligence for a New Age of Risk and Compliance Management

Misguided, mismanaged and misunderstood. How to provide easy to understand key information supporting fundamental C-Level decisions in the years ahead? Due to the sheer mass of available data organisations are missing an ongoing and real time monitoring of external and internal data and…

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Michael Backes - CollectAI: How an Innovative Financial Service Leverages AI from the Start

Since 2012 Otto Group Digital Solutions, the Otto Group's company builder, has worked to build strategically-relevant business models in the financial industry, combining the assets of the corporate ecosystem with entrepreneurial know-how and cutting-edge technology. This keynote…

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Balázs Némethi - How Blockchain Will Connect the Material Space to the Foundation of the Digital Space: Identity

Presentation at the Digital Finance World 2018 in Frankfurt, Germany

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Yana Afanasieva - Licensing, AML and other Regulatory Requirements Applicable to Cryptocurrency Operators

Yana will address several of the most common misperceptions about cryptocurrency operations, and argue that they are, in fact, already regulated under existing rules,  such as PSD2, AMLD4, investor protection and consumer rights regulation. Yana will also make a case that transactions…

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Excutive View: Axiomatics APS - 70346

Axiomatics provides a complete enterprise-grade dynamic authorization solution that can address an organization's breadth of access control needs. The Axiomatics Policy Server (APS) makes available a suite of tools and services to manage an Attribute Based Access Control (ABAC) policy…

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Apr 12, 2018: Cloud Data Protection Done Right: When Bringing Your Own Key Just Isn’t Enough

As companies continue to expand their adoption of cloud services for such benefits as improved flexibility and scalability, reduced time to market, and cost savings, protecting their sensitive data across a large number of SaaS platforms is becoming increasingly complicated. For heavily…

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Not a Surprise: German Government Under (Cyber) Attack

Yesterday, the reports of the German government having become a victim of a cyber-attack spread the news. According to them, the attack affected the Ministry of Defense and the Department of Foreign Affairs. There is an assumption that the attack had been carried out by APT28, a group of…

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Excutive View: Imprivata - 71514

On October 24, 2017, Imprivata significantly enhanced their healthcare-focused enterprise SSO offering with Identity Provisioning and Access Governance capabilities acquired from Caradigm. With that offering they are broadening their portfolio while remaining focused on the healthcare…

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Whitepaper: GDPR Herausforderungen mit Delphix meistern - 70368

Mit der neuen Datenschutz-Grundverordnung (GDPR) führt die EU strenge Kontrollen bezüglich der Verarbeitung personenbezogener Daten von EU-Bürgern sowie hohe Geldstrafen bei Nicht-Einhaltung eben dieser ein. Die Compliance der Grundverordnung erfordert kostenintensive…

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Whitepaper: Meeting GDPR Challenges with Delphix - 70368

GDPR introduces stringent controls over the processing of PII relating to people resident in the EU with high penalties for non-compliance.  Compliance requires costly controls that can be justified for processing of PII with direct business benefits.  However, using PII for…

Advisory Note

Advisory Note: Cloud Services and Security - 72561

This report provides a review of the major security risks from the use of cloud services, how responsibility for security is divided between Cloud Service Provider and customer and the key controls that an organization should implement to manage these risks. 

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May 03, 2018: Zero Trust: Solving IT Security’s Identity Crisis

Although companies are constantly increasing their cybersecurity budgets, this does not seem to help much: each day we learn about new large-scale data breaches. Considering that over 80% of hacking-related breaches leverage compromised user credentials, it’s mindboggling why so many…

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EBA Rules out Secure Open Banking?

On January 30th in London I attended a joint workshop between OpenID and the UK Open Banking community that was facilitated by Don Thibeau of OIX. This workshop included an update from Mike Jones on the work being done by OpenID and from Chris Michael Head of Technology, OBIE on UK Open…

Advisory Note

Advisory Note: How to Assure Cloud Services - 72563

This report is one of a series of documents around the use of cloud services.  It identifies how standards as well as, independent certifications and attestations can be used to assure the security and compliance of cloud services.

Executive View

Executive View: VMware AppDefense - 70840

Fully integrated protection of virtual machines as part of the software defined data center. From capturing expected behavior to efficiently responding to detected threats: Intelligent endpoint security technology leveraging the insight, control and automation available within virtualized…

Conference

Nov 20 - 22, 2018: Consumer Identity World APAC 2018

The Consumer Identity World Tour is the place where you get input for your perfect CIAM Strategy. Learn more about Privacy by Design, Consent Life Cycle Management and the needs of your customers. Get to know how to secure their personal information in a strategic and user-friendly way.

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Oct 29 - 31, 2018: Consumer Identity World EUROPE 2018

The Consumer Identity World Tour is the place where you get input for your perfect CIAM Strategy. Learn more about Privacy by Design, Consent Life Cycle Management and the needs of your customers. Get to know how to secure their personal information in a strategic and user-friendly way.

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Sep 19 - 21, 2018: Consumer Identity World USA 2018

The Consumer Identity World USA is the place where you get input for your perfect CIAM Strategy. Learn more about Privacy by Design, Consent Life Cycle Management and the needs of your customers. Get to know how to secure their personal information in a strategic and user-friendly way.

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Free Tools That Can Save Millions? We Need More of These

When IT visionaries give presentations about the Digital Transformation, they usually talk about large enterprises with teams of experts working on exciting stuff like heterogeneous multi-cloud application architectures with blockchain-based identity assurance and real-time behavior…

Leadership Compass

Leadership Compass: Enterprise Endpoint Security: Anti-Malware Solutions - 71172

This report provides an overview of the market for Enterprise Endpoint Security: Anti-Malware Solutions and provides you with a compass to help you to find the Anti-Malware product that best meets your needs.  We examine the market segment, vendor product and service functionality,…

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May 14, 2018: Blockchain ID Innovation Night

Up to 10 presentations, 10 Minutes each. Your talk will be rated by a Jury (5+ industry experts, technology professionals, academia, journalists) and by the delegates. The best 2 will get a keynote slot (10 minutes as well) in the main EIC program in front of 800 EIC delegates. The overall…

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Executive View: FSP Identity Governance & Administration Suite ORG - 70841

Die FSP Identity Governance & Administration Suite ist eine Lösung zur Verwaltung des Identitäts- und Zugriffslebenszyklus und bedient somit den Markt für Identity Provisioning und Access Governance, gerade in stark regulierten Branchen. Ein besonderer Vorteil des…

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Executive View: Oracle Autonomous Database - 70964

Oracle Autonomous Database is the world’s first fully automated cloud database platform powered by machine learning. By eliminating human factor from database management, it provides unprecedented security, reliability and performance for enterprise data management in the cloud.

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Executive View: RSA SecurID® Access - 70323

RSA SecurID Access is an integrated offering for Adaptive Authentication, supporting a broad range of different authentication methods on virtually any type of endpoint and integration to a large range of on-premises applications and cloud services. It supports context-aware authentication…

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Executive View: SAP HANA Platform Security - 70272

SAP HANA Platform securely supports the IT applications and services needed by organizations to achieve digital transformation as well as the traditional IT systems of record. It offers a high - performance database through in - memory processing and provides enterprise grade security…

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Executive View: BeyondTrust PowerBroker for Unix & Linux - 70363

PowerBroker for Unix & Linux von BeyondTrust bietet Server Privilege Management und Session Management speziell für Unix- und Linux-Server. Solche Server sind häufig Angriffen sowohl von böswilligen Insidern als auch externen Hackern ausgesetzt. PowerBroker for Unix &…

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Sep 19 - Nov 22, 2018: Consumer Identity World Tour 2018

The Consumer Identity World Tour is the place where you get input for your perfect CIAM Strategy. Learn more about Privacy by Design, Consent Life Cycle Management and the needs of your customers. Get to know how to secure their personal information in a strategic and user-friendly way.

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Executive View: Symantec CloudSOC™ - 70615

Many organizations are using cloud services, but the use of these services is often poorly governed. Cloud Access Security Brokers (CASBs) provide functionality to discover the use of the cloud, to control which cloud services can be accessed and to protect the data held in these services.…

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Executive View: Osirium: Privileged Access Management - 70836

Osirium’s Privileged Access Management provides a secure, streamlined way to monitor privileged users for all relevant systems. It manages context-driven access over any number of systems across an infrastructure, and supports an innovative, task-based approach. Furthermore, it comes…

Leadership Brief

Leadership Brief: A Practical Approach to Enterprise Security Architecture (ESA) - 70222

An enterprise security architecture (ESA) is a critical component to an enterprise architecture (EA) that describes how IT services, processes, and technologies should be protected given a customer’s unique business, security, and compliance requirements.

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Executive View: Thycotic Privilege Manager - 70221

Thycotic Privilege Manager is a tool focused on Least Privilege management and enforcement on endpoint systems, supporting both Windows and Mac systems. It provides application control and privilege management features to restrict the access and use of highly privileged accounts and thus…

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Spectre and Meltdown: A Great Start Into the New Year!

Looks like we the IT people have gotten more New Year presents than expected for 2018! The year has barely started, but we already have two massive security problems on our hands, vulnerabilities that dwarf anything discovered previously, even the notorious Heartbleed bug or the KRACK…

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Artificial Intelligence in Cybersecurity: Are We There Yet?

Artificial Intelligence in Cybersecurity: Are We There Yet?

Artificial Intelligence (along with Machine Learning) seems to be the hottest buzzword in just about every segment of the IT industry nowadays, and not without reason. The very idea of teaching a machine to mimic the way humans think (but much, much quicker) without the need to develop millions of complex rules sounds amazing: instead, machine learning models are simply trained by feeding them with large amounts of carefully selected data. There is however a subtle but crucial distinction [...]

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