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Consumer identity management will benefit business

Businesses should embrace consumer identity management to improve marketing capabilities and help drive regulatory compliance, says KuppingerCole Consumer identity and access management (CIAM) is the fastest-growing subset of identity management because of the benefits to business, says  John Tolbert , lead analyst at KuppingerCole.  “CIAM is not going away and many organisations are starting to realise the value of better targeted marketing as well as different kinds of regulatory compliance,” he told Computer Weekly. The biggest reason businesses are...

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Industrial Control Systems: Understanding the Access Risks and Security Challenges by KuppingerCole Analysts

For decades, Industrial Control Systems have evolved completely separately from traditional IT, with their own business drivers, requirements and regulations and proprietary hardware designs and network protocols. Needless to say, security from cyberattacks was never a priority for operational technology units responsible for managing those systems: after all, they weren’t even connected to office networks. This webinar will analyze the risks of unprotected industrial networks, the impact of IIoT applications on control systems and how organizations can successfully manage these...

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Atos' Enterprise SSO as-a-Service brings password-free logins to both Cloud and on-premises applications

Atos, a global leader in digital transformation, launches Evidian Enterprise Single Sign-On as-a-Service (E-SSO aaS), through Bull, its brand for HPC and cybersecurity products. This is the only solution on the market that enables users to access their applications, without the need to enter passwords, on both Cloud-based and on-premises applications. Evidian Enterprise Single Sign-On as-a-Service (E-SSO aaS) provides end-users with Single Sign-On access to both web and non-web applications, thus simplifying their daily lives by eliminating the need to constantly remember and re-enter...

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Atos brings password-free logins to both cloud and on-premises applications

Atos launches Evidian Enterprise Single Sign-On as-a-Service (E-SSO aaS), through Bull, its brand for HPC and cybersecurity products. The solution enables users to access their applications, without the need to enter passwords, on both Cloud-based and on-premises applications. Evidian Enterprise Single Sign-On as-a-Service (E-SSO aaS) provides end-users with Single Sign-On access to both web and non-web applications, thus simplifying their daily lives by eliminating the need to constantly remember and re-enter passwords. Additionally it reduces resource on Security Management teams to...

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Gigya Presents a New Approach to Customer Consent and Preference Management at SAP® Hybris® Live: Global Summit

Gigya , a leader in customer identity and access management (CIAM), today announced that it will be showcasing its new Gigya Enterprise Preference Manager product at the SAP ® Hybris ® Live: Global Summit , Oct. 17 to 19 in Barcelona, at stand P23. Also, Gigya CEO Patrick Salyer will speak at the summit in a session titled “Fuel Trusted Customer Relationships with Personalization, Preference & Privacy” on Wednesday, October 18, at 17:00. Gigya Enterprise Preference Manager , available now, is a complete solution for centrally managing all aspects of...

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IAM solutions to support GDPR compliance and help reduce helpdesk calls by 30%

Atos, a global leader in digital transformation, launches Evidian Enterprise Single Sign-On as-a-Service (E-SSO aaS), through Bull, its brand for HPC and cybersecurity products. This is the only solution on the market that enables users to access their applications, without the need to enter passwords, on both Cloud-based and on-premises applications. Evidian Enterprise Single Sign-On as-a-Service (E-SSO aaS) provides end-users with Single Sign-On access to both web and non-web applications, thus simplifying their daily lives by eliminating the need to constantly remember and...

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Was man an IAM heute haben muss – und was als Nächstes kommt

Identity und Access Management (IAM) ist mittlerweile eine etablierte Fähigkeit in den IT-Infrastrukturen mittlerer und großer Unternehmen. Allerdings ist es mit grundlegenden Provisioning-Diensten und ein bisschen Access Governance längst nicht mehr getan. Eine effektive und effiziente Verwaltung von Benutzern und ihren Zugriffsberechtigungen ist für die Benutzerfreundlichkeit, die Administrationseffizienz, die Erfüllung von Compliance-Anforderungen und die Reduktion von IT-Sicherheitsrisiken unverzichtbar. Die Anforderungen wachsen aber stetig, wobei zwei...

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German Software Company Buys Israeli Gigya for $350 Million

SAP, the largest software company in Europe and the fourth largest in the world, is acquiring Israeli software company  Gigya  for $350 million in cash, theMarker reported Saturday. The deal has been signed and will be finalized within a few weeks. Gigya leads the customer identity and access management (CIAM) market according to recent reports from Gartner and KuppingerCole. Advertisement The three founders of Gigia – Eyal Magen (VP of Strategy), Roly Eliazarov (President) and Eran Kutner (CEO), who hold 5% of the company, will receive $17 million each....

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Centrify Included in Gartner’s 2017 Market Guide for Privileged Access Management

Centrify, the leader in securing hybrid enterprises through the power of identity services, today announced it has been named a representative vendor in Gartner’s 2017 Market Guide for Privileged Access Management (PAM) . The increasingly hybrid nature of infrastructure, driven by the adoption of cloud-based workloads, is driving the need to secure privileged access across on-premises, private-cloud and public cloud infrastructure and apps with a single solution. Gartner predicts that “Through 2020, more than half of security failures associated with IaaS and PaaS will be...

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Data protection, firmata Gigya la soluzione che allinea alla Gdpr

Gigya, specialista nel Customer Identity and Access Management (Ciam), amplia il suo raggio d’azione e lancia Enterprise Preference Manager, modulo specifico standalone che abilita le organizzazioni ad indirizzare puntualmente la conformità con la normativa Gdpr (General Data Protection Regulation, UE 2016/679) e a costruire relazioni di fiducia con i propri clienti. Enterprise Preference Manager permette di centralizzare la gestione dei dati personali dei clienti, dei canali di comunicazione preferiti, di interessi e gusti relativi a brand o prodotti e dei consensi...

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The Cargo Cult of Cybersecurity

I’ve been working in IT my whole life and since I’ve joined KuppingerCole 10 years ago, cybersecurity has been my job. Needless to say, I like my job: even though we industry analysts are not directly involved in forensic investigations or cyberthreat mitigation, being up-to-date with the latest technological developments and sharing our expertise with both end users and security vendors is our daily life, which is always challenging and exciting at the same time. However, occasionally I am having doubts about my career choice. Does everything I do even matter? Cybersecurity...

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Axiomatics Data-Centric Dynamic Authorization Product Suite Recommended in New KuppingerCole Analyst Report

Axiomatics, the leader in fine-grained dynamic authorization, today announced that KuppingerCole has profiled its data-centric dynamic authorization suite in a recent analyst report titled, “ Executive View – Axiomatics Data Security .” The report sheds light on two flagship products; Axiomatics Data Access Filter for Multiple Databases and Axiomatics SmartGuard™ for Big Data, both of which apply an Attribute Based Access Control mechanism across different types of data stores, and centralizes policy-based authorization rules for access to the content within these...

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iWelcome Joins EEMA Think Tank to Share Digital Identity Knowledge and Expertise Across Europe

EEMA, the leading independent not for profit European think tank focussing on identification, authentication, privacy, risk management, cyber security, the Internet of Things and mobile applications, today announced iWelcome as its latest corporate member. Based in The Netherlands, iWelcome delivers Identity & Access Management as-a-Service (IDaaS) solutions to organisations across Europe. The company has joined EEMA to share knowledge and expertise on issues relating to privacy and Consent Lifecycle Management (in the context of GDPR and PSD2), public digital identities and market...

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A Treasure Trove of Good Advice for Marketing and Privacy Teams to Get Aligned

The lack of communication between marketing and privacy/compliance teams within organizations. During the presentation, Rita Heimes, data protection officer of the IAPP; Shopify’s Associate General Counsel, Privacy, Vivek Narayanadas; and I asked our audience of privacy professionals the following flash poll question: “Do you have a regularly scheduled meeting with your marketing team?” A large majority of respondents (62%) said they did not. On the surface, this result confirms the teams’ oppositional nature. Marketers sit on one side with their insatiable...

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KuppingerCole Executive View Report Cites Axiomatics for its Data Access Filter for Multiple Databases and Axiomatics SmartGuard™ for Big Data Solutions

Axiomatics, the leader in fine-grained dynamic authorization, today announced that KuppingerCole has profiled its data-centric dynamic authorization suite in a recent analyst report titled, “Executive View – Axiomatics Data Security.” The report sheds light on two flagship products; Axiomatics Data Access Filter for Multiple Databases and Axiomatics SmartGuard™ for Big Data, both of which apply an Attribute Based Access Control mechanism across different types of data stores, and centralizes policy-based authorization rules for access to the content within these...

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SAP to acquire Gigya – “Company Building is a Marathon, not a Sprint”

SAP announced the intent to acquire customer identity management leader Gigya to further drive Gigya’s mission to enable businesses to build trusted digital relationships with their customers. As an early investor in the company since 2008, I’m thrilled by the team’s achievements and excited to watch the next phase of their journey. Gigya helps companies turn unknown site visitors into known, loyal and engaged customers. More than 700 of the world’s leading enterprises, rely on Gigya to build identity-driven relationships with over 1.3 billion customers while...

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