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PSD2: An Open Concept in Banking Mandating the Use of APIs

A revolution is occurring in European banking and APIs are leading the way. Adopted in 2007, the  Payment Services Directive (PSD)  “provides the legal foundation for an EU single market for payments, to establish safer and more innovative payment services across the EU.” Legislated by the European Commission, the objective of the PSD “is to make cross-border payments as easy, efficient and secure as ‘national’ payments within a Member State.” To accommodate the rapid rise of new online payment providers – third-party payment...

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5 Alternatives to The Gartner Magic Quadrant for SIEM

Gartner is one of the loudest voices in enterprise technology— they’re world’s largest information technology research and advisory company, and generally, the first source consulted when it comes to evaluating enterprise IT solutions, and enterprise Identity Management is no exception. But while the Gartner’s flagship  Magic Quadrant  report for SIEM  i s a great resource for finding out who the top contenders are, it doesn’t give a particularly in-depth analysis behind what each solution offers or how they perform across different...

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PSD2 – Eine Herausforderung für die Finanzwirtschaft

Die überarbeitete Payment Services Directive der EU tritt bereits im Januar kommenden Jahres, am 13. Januar 2018, in Kraft. Das gibt für eine Anpassung bestehender Prozesse und eine angemessene Zukunftsstrategie nur wenig zeitlichen Spielraum Ein zentrales Thema, das in der Finanzwirtschaft zu erheblichen Änderungen führen wird, hat sich in der öffentlichen Wahrnehmung noch nicht umfassend durchgesetzt. Dies ist anders als bei der  Europäischen Datenschutz-Grundverordnung (EU-DSGVO ), die sich durch stetigen Hinweis durch Presse, Hersteller,...

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Information security key to digital era business models

Security will become increasingly important as industries seek to collaborate and use each other’s capabilities to enable new business models, with the banking sector leading the way In the digital era, boundaries between the various industry sectors are becoming blurred as they begin to collaborate for mutual benefit, according to Laurens Hamerlinck, innovation manager at ABN AMRO. Traditionally, banking institutions have been large, closed organisations that developed and managed a huge range of products themselves, but that is changing as some seek to work more...

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Wie aus vielen Cloud-Services eine integrierte Lösung wird

Wenn Unternehmen in „die Cloud gehen“, muss die IT-Abteilung sich wandeln. Sie wird noch stärker als bisher zum Dienstleister der Fachabteilungen. Cloud-Integratoren können dabei entscheidend helfen. Mehr als die Hälfte der Unternehmen (55 Prozent) betrachtet ihre IT als "hybrid". Das ergab die Studie "How to Balance Digital Transformation and User Security" von  KuppingerCole und Pierre Audoin Consultants . Zu einem ähnlichen Ergebnis kommt der  CIO-Report 2016 von BT.  Demnach gaben zwei Drittel der weltweit befragten...

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Getting Ready for GDPR

G-D-P-R is an abbreviation that could be among the four most important letters in digital marketing privacy compliance. It is shorthand for the General Data Protection Regulation, and in May 2018 it will become the privacy and data handling standard for the European Union.  If your company has even  one  customer in the EU, you need to know the ins and outs of the GDPR and start preparing now. Dr. Karsten Kinast , a data protection and privacy researcher at the firm KuppingerCole and an expert in GDPR, explained these ins and outs in a Nov. 10 webinar sponsored by...

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IBM Guardium Takes the Overall Leadership Position in the First Database Security Leadership Compass by KuppingerCole

We’re pleased to announce that IBM Guardium was named the overall leader in the “KuppingerCole Leadership Compass for Database Security.” The report focused on 10 vendors and selected the overall leader based on a combined rating that accounts for the strength of products, the market presence and the innovation of vendors. Digging Into the Database Security Market Segment Author Alexei Balaganski wrote: “Databases are arguably still the most widespread technology for storing and managing business-critical digital information. Manufacturing process...

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KuppingerCole names SecureAuth as Leader for Product and Innovation in Adaptive Authentication

SecureAuth is named Leader for its secure and innovative solutions that are both modern and flexible as they implement rapidly, scale effortlessly, and adapt to each customer’s unique needs and infrastructure. What does KuppingerCole Say About SecureAuth? "As a pure play adaptive authentication product, SecureAuth is one of the most compelling choices. Their broad support of innovative MFA, federation, and directory options is outstanding. Wide support of IAM standards allows interoperability with many other vendors’ products.”   – John Tolbert,...

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Netzpiloten sind Partner der European Identity & Cloud Conference 2017

Vom 9. bis 12. Mai ist es wieder soweit und die nunmehr 11.  European Identity & Cloud Conference  (EIC) von Veranstalter KuppingerCole findet statt. Veranstaltungsort ist das Dolce Ballhaus Forum in Unterschleissheim bei München. Die EIC ist das führende Event für Identitäts- und Zugriffsmanagement, Unternehmensführung, Risikomanagement und Compliance und Cloud Security. Rund 700 Teilnehmer von internationalen Unternehmen werden auf der EIC Best Practices und Diskussionen anbieten. 29 internationale Top-Speaker werden zu Themen...

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Probleme durch Bereitstellung von APIs für Drittanbieter

Während die Änderungen bei den Authentifizierungsverfahren im Rahmen der PSD2 (European Payment Services Directive) aktuell viel Aufmerksamkeit erhalten, geht ein wesentlich heikleres Thema mit viel größeren und komplexeren Auswirkungen auf die IT-Sicherheit beinahe unter: Die verpflichtende Bereitstellung von APIs für Drittanbieter. Neben den  Änderungen bei den Authentifizierungsverfahren (Fachbeitrag auf Security-Insider)  verlangt die PSD2, dass Application Programming Interfaces (APIs) zu verschiedenen Aspekten rund um den Zahlungsverkehr...

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Probleme durch Bereitstellung von APIs für Drittanbieter

Während die Änderungen bei den Authentifizierungsverfahren im Rahmen der PSD2 (European Payment Services Directive) aktuell viel Aufmerksamkeit erhalten, geht ein wesentlich heikleres Thema mit viel größeren und komplexeren Auswirkungen auf die IT-Sicherheit beinahe unter: Die verpflichtende Bereitstellung von APIs für Drittanbieter. Neben den  Änderungen bei den Authentifizierungsverfahren  verlangt die PSD2 (European Payment Services Directive), dass APIs (Application Programming Interfaces) zu verschiedenen Aspekten rund um den Zahlungsverkehr...

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Wie aus vielen Cloud-Services eine integrierte Lösung wird

Wenn Unternehmen in „die Cloud gehen“, muss die IT-Abteilung sich wandeln. Sie wird noch stärker als bisher zum Dienstleister der Fachabteilungen. Cloud-Integratoren können dabei entscheidend helfen. Mehr als die Hälfte der Unternehmen (55 Prozent) betrachtet ihre IT als "hybrid". Das ergab die Studie "How to Balance Digital Transformation and User Security" von  KuppingerCole und Pierre Audoin Consultants . Zu einem ähnlichen Ergebnis kommt der  CIO-Report 2016 von BT.  Demnach gaben zwei Drittel der weltweit befragten...

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IAM a core building block for GDPR compliance

Identity and access management is key to enabling organisations to become compliant with the GDPR, increase security and improve customer relationships, according to a senior analyst at KuppingerCole A strong indemnity and access management (IAM) strategy is an important element of any programme to prepare organisations to comply with new European Union data protection rules, a senior analyst has said. “A strong, robust, reliable and trustworthy IAM strategy and capability is a core building block required to achieve compliance with the [ General Data Protection Regulation ]...

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Diversity is strength

During wintertime in Norway, when the sunlight doesn’t last more than a couple of hours a day, Balázs Némethi, as a fresh expatriate didn’t have friends around to fight the lonely evenings. When others would find a hobby or watch TV, he decided to start a project to focus on. The project he ended up with is not what one would call  small . Taqanu is a startup for providing financial inclusion for refugees. They want to create a blockchain-based digital identity and offer banking services. If you want to do anything in a new country: find a job, find...

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Propentus attending EIC 2017 as a silver sponsor

Propentus is attending  European Identity and Cloud Conference 2017  as an exhibitor and silver sponsor. The event is taking place May 9-12 at the Dolce Ballhaus Forum Unterschleissheim, Munich, Germany.  We'll be there to talk about  our turnkey IGA solution  shifting the focus from technology to business value creation. You can find us in the Wintergarden area - stop by for a chat. This is the 11th time for EIC - Europe's leading event for Identity and Access Management (IAM), Governance, Risk Management and Compliance (GRC) and Cloud Security....

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Newly Focused One Identity Finishes Record Year of Helping Organisations Get Identity and Access Management Right

One Identity, a proven leader in helping organisations get identity and access management (IAM) right, today announced a series of corporate milestones and record achievements, headlined by recognising nearly a quarter billion dollars in bookings during the recently concluded fiscal year. A newly focused business operating within Quest Software, One Identity’s phenomenal growth is due to the increased reliance of customers and partners on the company’s continued commitment to customer success and solution innovation. Having recently divested from Dell, and now operating...

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Cloud Security : PATECCO Takes Part as a Silver Sponsor in EIC 2017

For the third time the Identity and Access Management company PATECCO will be a silver sponsor and exhibitor at the  European Identity & Cloud Conference  2017, organised by Kuppingercole. It takes place  May 09  – 12, 2017 at the Dolce Ballhaus Forum Unterschleissheim,  Munich, Germany . EIC 2017 is known as Europe’s leading event for Identity and Access Management (IAM), Governance, Risk Management and Compliance (GRC), as well as  Cloud Security . The Conference also provides world class list of thought leaders and experts providing a...

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