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Advisory Note: Enterprise Role Management - 70285

Role-based access control (RBAC) has become an important part of Access Management and Access Governance. However, defining, implementing and maintaining an enterprise role model remains a substantial task and many projects fail. This document describes best practice approaches towards the right data model, efficient processes and an adequate organization for implementing role management as the foundation for achieving administrative efficiency and maintaining regulatory compliance.

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Revision of the Payment Services Directive (PSD2) - A significant set of new requirements for financial institutions

The European Commission´s revision of the Payment Services Directive (PSD2) is coming along with a significant set of new requirements for financial institutions with and without a banking licence – and therefore doesn´t only have friends It all started with the 1st release of PSD back in 2007, which aimed at simplifying payments and their processing throughout the whole EU, i.e. in providing the legal platform for the Single Euro Payments Area (SEPA). In 2013, The European Commission proposed a revised version of PSD, which is aiming at opening the financial services...

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Executive View: ForgeRock Access Management - 71316

ForgeRock Access Management is a full-feature Identity and Access Management (IAM) system.  It provides numerous authentication options, an adaptive risk engine, identity federation, and advanced policy-based authorization capabilities.   ForgeRock supports open standards development, and that is reflected by the multi-protocol support in ForgeRock Access Management.  The product is built from the open source OpenAM project, and ForgeRock provides fee-based support.

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Executive View: CipherCloud Trust Platform - 72530

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. CipherCloud Trust Platform provides a valuable tool that organizations can use to improve governance over their use of cloud services.

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Identity Assurance - the Art of Knowing Your Customers

To conduct online business, users need to be able to identify themselves remotely and reliably. In most cases, however, it is not sufficient for the user to simply assert "I am who I say I am - believe me." When doing digital business, you will never meet your customers face-to-face, and there is a need to establish certainty and proof of the customers' identity. Digital on-boarding must be simple for the user, while at the same time give the business enough information to ensure trust.

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Executive View: Skyhigh Cloud Security Platform - 72532

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. Skyhigh Cloud Security Platform provides a valuable tool that organizations can use to improve governance over their use of cloud services. 

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Cloud IAM – Get the Full Picture to Make a Real Win out of a Quick Win!

Cloud IAM (Identity and Access Management) is on the rise, and it is more than just Single Sign-On. Managing user journeys, directory functionality, access control, and governance is mandatory. Identity and access governance is a key topic in most organizations and, just as with identity provisioning, it does not become obsolete when making the shift to Cloud IAM.

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AWS re:Invent 2016 Blog

In the last week of November I attended the AWS re:Invent conference in Las Vegas – this was an impressive event with around 32,000 attendees. There were a significant number of announcements at this event; many were essentially more of the same but bigger, better based on what their customers were asking for. It is clear that AWS is going from strength to strength. AWS announced many faster compute instances with larger amounts of memory optimized for various specific tasks. This may seem boring - but these announcements were received with rapturous applause from the audience....

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The Future of Privilege Management – Understanding the Bigger Picture

Privilege Management, the management of accounts with elevated privileges and, in particular, shared accounts, is changing drastically. Providing shared account password management, a privileged Single Sign-On, or restrictions for elevated privileges is no longer sufficient. Privilege Management is getting broader, both horizontally and vertically. Horizontally by covering not only the administration of passwords and the login, but by a full support for managing privileged sessions at runtime. Vertically by not only focusing on few highly privileged users, but all types of privileged...

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Consumer Identity Summit 2016 - Summary

KuppingerCole just concluded our first Consumer Identity Summit in Paris.  In fact, this was the first Consumer focused digital identity event of its kind.  The event was very well attended, and featured excellent expert speakers from all across the globe.  The popularity of the event and enthusiasm for dialogue among attendees demonstrates the need for treating Consumer Identity differently than traditional Enterprise Identity.  The technology has been evolving significantly, to meet rapidly changing business requirements and encompass newly developed technologies....

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Prevent Data Breaches - Moving to a Modern Approach to Breach Avoidance in Three Steps

The biggest mistake you can make it assuming you cannot, or will never, be breached – the challenge for any company is to have a strategy that meets their risk appetite, security measures with a known ROI, a detection plan so that you know before your customers and a mitigation strategy for when the worst happens.

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Companies continue spending millions of dollars on their cybersecurity. With an increasing complexity and variety of cyber-attacks, it is important for CISOs to set correct defense priorities and be aware of state-of-the-art cybersecurity mechanisms. [...]