Access and Identity


Passwords, Authentication’s Zombies

Another European Identity (and Cloud) Conference has come and gone, and once again it was an exciting week with packed session rooms, and excellent attendance at the evening events. I’m not sure we can continue to call it the “European” Id Conference, though, as I met folks from Australia,…

Executive View

European Identity & Cloud Award 2013: OAuth 2.0 - 70778

European Identity Award 2013 for „Best Innovation/New Standard in Information Security”: A new standard that rapidly gained momentum and plays a central role for future concepts of Identity Federation and Cloud Security.

Executive View

European Identity & Cloud Award 2013: Deutsche Bank AG - 70772

European Identity Award 2013 in category „Best Access Governance and Intelligence Project”: Implementing cross-divisional SoD rules on a global scale at business level, with full integration into the existing Access Governance solution.

Advisory Note

Advisory Note: Top Trends 2013-2014 IAM/IAG, Cloud, Privacy - 70782

As in the past years, KuppingerCole has worked out the Top Trends in IAM/IAG (Identity and Access Management/Governance), Cloud Computing, and Information Protection and Privacy. The most important trends are the massive increase in demand for support of the “Extended…

Advisory Note

Advisory Note: Typical Risks and Pitfalls for IAM and IAG projects - 70749

Identity and Access Management (IAM) is a holistic approach to managing identities (both internal and external) and their access within an organisational framework. The key benefit to the business should be to enable people to do their jobs more effectively. If deployed correctly, IAM can…


The Common Credentials Dilemma - How to Get a Grip on Password Sprawl for Privileged Accounts

KuppingerCole Webinar recording


May 10, 2013: The Common Credentials Dilemma – how to get a grip on password sprawl for privileged accounts

A lot of organizations still have not mitigated one of the most severe IT security risks: Password sprawl for privileged accounts. Privileged accounts are accounts that have elevated privileges. They can be both personal, such as business users with high-level privileges, and shared, such as…


The FIDO Alliance – game changer for Internet Security?

Last week, Google announced that it has joined the FIDO Alliance. FIDO stands for Fast Identity Online. The alliance was formed in July 2012. The mission is to change the nature of online authentication by providing interoperability among strong authentication devices. The alliance is…

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