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Oct 13, 2016: Big Data – Bigger Risks?

Organizations are using Big Data to better understand their customers, to improve their products and to optimize their operations. However, Big Data technologies were conceived and designed for scalability and performance rather than security. You need to take steps to secure your Smart…

Advisory Note

Advisory Note: The Impact of Blockchains on Business Process Management and Optimisation - 71609

Distributed and decentralised ledger technology with Smart Contracts and the Internet of Things (IoT) can enhance BPM (Business Process Management) and BPO (Business Process Optimisation) processes significantly. This report examines the role that blockchain-based technologies and IoT…

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Executive View: Ergon Airlock Suite - 72509

Ergon Informatik, a Swiss software vendor, delivers an integrated solution for Web Access Management, Identity Federation and Web Application Firewall capabilities that shows both breadth and depth in features. Furthermore, it comes with a good set of baseline identity lifecycle management…

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Leadership Compass: Cloud Access Security Brokers - 71138

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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Sep 29, 2016: Cloud Access Security and Enterprise Mobility – better together

Let’s face it: cloud services have already become an integral part of every company’s IT infrastructure. They provide immense benefits, helping adopt new business models and emerging technologies quickly, addressing constantly changing customer demands and reducing costs and administration…

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Advisory Note: The Blockchain and Life Management Platforms - 71606

The core features of blockchains - decentralization and algorithmic consensus – can enable the creation of Life Management Platforms (LMPs) with better security and availability, as well as promote wider public adoption by providing independently-verifiable proof of personal data…

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Executive View: Microsoft Azure Blockchain Services - 71332

Azure’s Blockchain-as-a-Service (BaaS) operates both as Infrastructure-as-a-Service and a Platform-as-a-Service. With its large number of strategic partnerships and template library of preconfigured Virtual Machines, developer templates and artefacts, Microsoft Azure’s BaaS…

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Firewalls Are Not So Dead

Martin Kuppinger talks about firewalls and the fact that they are not really dead.

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Oct 21, 2016: Cloud-Risiken jederzeit rundum mit zentralen Dashboards kontrollieren

Organisationen weltweit stehen vor den gleichen Sicherheitsherausforderungen. Sie müssen Mitarbeitern ermöglichen, mit einer Vielzahl von Endgeräten über die Cloud auf Dienste zuzugreifen, um auch außerhalb der Unternehmensmauern überall und jederzeit produktiv ihren Aufgaben nachgehen zu…

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Leadership Brief: Transforming IAM – not Panicking - 71411

Many organizations are responding to incidents and audit failures by panicking and buying more point solutions. They need to take a more strategic approach to transform their IAM. 

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Executive View: Beta Systems Garancy Recertification Center - 71315

With the new Garancy Recertification Center, Beta Systems is closing a previous gap in its portfolio in the Access Governance segment. The portal solution for recertification enables companies to run review campaigns of the users’ access rights in a business-friendly and intuitive…

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Ping Identity Acquires UnboundID

Today, Ping Identity announced the acquisition of UnboundID. The two companies have been partnering already for a while, with a number of joint customers. After the recent acquisition of Ping Identity by Vista Equity Partners, a private equity firm, this first acquisition of Ping Identity…

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Not So Dead Yet: Why Passwords Will Survive All of Us

There is probably no single thing in Information Security that has been claimed being dead as frequent as the password. Unfortunately, it isn’t yet dead and far from dying. Far from it! The password will survive all of us. That thesis seems standing in stark contrast to the rise of…

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Strong Online Identities and Identity Sovereignty

What is a strong online identity? A strong online identity can be defined as a combination of identification, authentication technologies along with personal identity data store capabilities which enables a strong and resilient correlation of digital identities to a physical person, entity…

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Authentication: Multi-Factor, Adaptive and Continuous

In the 35 years we’ve had personal computers, tablets and smartphones, authentication has meant a username and password (or Personal Identification Number, PIN) for most people. Yet other methods, and other schemes for using those methods, have been available for at least the past 30…

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Oct 06, 2016: State-of-the-Art Privilege Management by Design

The challenges for securely managing and monitoring access to administrative accounts are changing continuously. This is true for business processes, job profiles, legal and regulatory requirements and the underlying IT infrastructure. And it is true for the changing threat landscape.

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The Future of Identity & Access Management

Who will have access to what? In a complex world where everyone and everything – people, things and services - will be connected everywhere and anytime through a global cloud, IAM is going to remain one of the strongest means to protect enterprise security. Especially when firewalls as security perimeters are not sufficient any more. To take over the leading protection task, however, the IAM technology has to change fundamentally. Particularly with digital transformation of businesses, IAM moves into the center of operations. The mere defining of roles for individual access [...]