Access and Identity

Advisory Note

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…

Blog

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…

Executive View

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…

Webcast

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…

Webcast

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…

Blog

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…

Webcast

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…

Blog

GlobalPlatform Conference Review

GlobalPlatform recently held their annual conference in Santa Clara, California. GlobalPlatform is an international standards organization that defines specifications for the Trusted Execution Environment (TEE), or the secure virtual operating system within the OSes of mobile devices. It…

Webcast

Kim Cameron - Cloud Based Customer Identity for Enterprises

Potential advantages of cloud services over on-premise solutions, like cost savings and higher resilience, are even more significant when it comes to large scale use cases like managing your customers´ identities. In this talk, Kim Cameron guides you…

Leadership Compass

Leadership Compass: CIAM Platforms - 71171

Leaders in innovation, product features, and market reach for Consumer Identity and Access Management Platforms.  Your compass for finding the right path in the market.

Advisory Note

Advisory Note: Consumer Identity and Access Management for “Know Your Customer” - 71701

Consumer Identity and Access Management systems and services provide new technical capabilities for organizations to know their customers better. Implementing CIAM can provide better user experiences, generate additional revenue, and enhance brand loyalty. Enterprises want to collect,…

Executive View

Executive View: Avatier Identity Management Suite - 71510

AIMS is a modular IAM/IAG suite emphasizing a quick ROI through easy GUI configuration while maintaining solid security.

Webinar

Dec 06, 2016: Prevent Data Breaches - Moving to a Modern Approach to Breach Avoidance in Three Steps

The history of IT Security is only a generation old, yet the direction of the arms race has already changed completely several times. Initially, perimeter-based security – firewalls and anti-virus software – played the most important role at organizations. By the beginning of the new…

Webcast

Beyond Usernames and Passwords: 3 Steps to Modern Authentication

Adaptive Authentication tailors to what the users want (convenience) and prefer to use (mobile) – all the while adapting appropriately to access risk (smart), by balancing authentication strength with risk information. Today, we find both stand-alone solutions for Adaptive…

Executive View

Executive View: Indeed AirKey Enterprise - 71256

AirKey Enterprise is a software smart card platform that is 100% compatible with existing standards and APIs for traditional smart cards, enabling high security, low cost, and unified management of a hybrid smart card infrastructure.

Webcast

Securing and Proving your Digital Self

No matter what, in the online world, reliable identities are a must for legally valid transactions. There are several technologies available on the market that enable next to unfailing authentication. To be accepted by users, they need to show ease of use, mobile capabilities and cost…

Webcast

How to easily expand Identity & Access Management to the Cloud

Many large enterprises operate with a glut of access security platforms and tools that each service a specific silo of applications and resources. Most are proprietary, and many have expensive and time-consuming agent-based architectures. In addition, because they are usually very tightly…

Webinar

Dec 13, 2016: Cloud IAM – Get the Full Picture to Make a Real Win out of a Quick Win!

Cloud IAM, or IDaaS, is a rapidly growing market segment. This growth is driven by a variety of business cases, ranging from operational advantages and better support for employees accessing cloud services to the flexible integration of business partners and consumers in the age of digital…

Press Release

Save The Date – Consumer Identity Summit, 22 to 23 November 2016

Wiesbaden, 18 October 2016 – For the first time the Consumer Identity Summit 2016 will take place from 22nd to 23rd November 2016 at the Palais Brongniart in Paris France. The event is one of the first collaborative events between CXP Group, the independent European…

Advisory Note

Advisory Note: Rising to the Security Challenge of Heavy Cloud Adoption - 72542

Many enterprises have decided on a “cloud first” strategy, or have seen heavy cloud adoption evolve spontaneously as their business units embrace cloud for cost savings, agility or other competitive imperatives. Security teams face challenges controlling, influencing or enabling…

Webcast

Rising to the Security Challenge of Heavy Cloud Adoption

A good IT Cloud Strategy must not only specify a cloud direction but also the expected interactions between business units, customers, suppliers and competitors. It has to be well-aligned with the organization’s business drivers, principles and strategies. In a rapidly changing…

Webinar

Dec 08, 2016: 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.

Webinar

Nov 10, 2016: Beyond Usernames and Passwords: 3 Steps to Modern Authentication

There are three simple steps for moving to modern, more secure authentication. Make it convenient. Make it smart. Make it mobile.

Webcast

State-of-the-Art Privilege Management by Design

Privilege Management needs to be injected into the DNA of any IT infrastructure, it must not merely be understood as a point solution for some critical access. An adequate management of shared accounts is still a vital foundation layer for Privilege Management. Controlling applications on…

Executive View

Executive View: VMware Identity Manager - 71455

VMware Identity Manager bridges the gap between IT Service delivery and access to applications. Available as both an on-premise and a cloud solution, VMware Identity Manager delivers instant SSO to a broad variety of applications and provides contextual experience to VMware WorkspaceOne.

Webinar

Oct 27, 2016: Securing and Proving your Digital Self

We are all living in the era of digitalization, where nearly all processes, business and private, accelerate at an enormous speed. For example, employees are today located in different places on the globe, they use different devices, and do so at any time they need to. For access to…

Webinar

Oct 25, 2016: How to easily expand Identity & Access Management to the Cloud

Trying to find the right access security solution has always been a complex task. It is, however, even more challenging when the existing web access management solution is not sufficient anymore.

Webinar

Oct 11, 2016: Rising to the Security Challenge of Heavy Cloud Adoption

Many enterprises have decided on a “cloud first” strategy, or have seen heavy cloud adoption evolve spontaneously as their business units embrace cloud for cost savings, agility or other competitive imperatives. In the course of this development, security teams face difficult challenges…

Executive View

Executive View: Microsoft Advanced Threat Analytics - 71554

Microsoft Advanced Threat Analytics combines deep packet inspection with Active Directory and SIEM integration to build an Organizational Security Graph and identify suspicious user and device activity within corporate networks.

Conference

Nov 22 - 23, 2016: Consumer Identity Summit

Paving the way for a truly customer-centric organization, which is focused on solving the customer's problems and needs in an authentic and transparent way, without messing with customer data, instantly and 24/7 – this is what Digital Transformation is all about. Consumer Identity & Access…

Executive View

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…

Executive View

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…

Leadership Brief

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. 

Executive View

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…

Blog

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…

Blog

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…

Blog

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…

Blog

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…

Webinar

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.

Executive View

Executive View: Deep Identity - 71453

Managing provisioning into an identity repository is a basic organizational process that varies remarkably between organizations. Some companies have a highly functional process that minimizes manual input and maximizes efficiency. Others have very manual processes that are costly and open…

Blog

Cloud IAM is more than CSSO

Martin Kuppinger talks about Cloud IAM and that it is more than CSSO

Executive View

Executive View: SailPoint IdentityIQ - 71319

SailPoint IdentityIQ is one of the leading products in the emerging market for Identity and Access Governance. The governance-based approach centralizes visibility and compliance, and minimizes risk by applying controls across all IAM services geared towards business users. They expand…

Executive View

Executive View: IBM Privileged Identity Manager - 71557

IBM’s Security Privileged Identity Manager is an across-the-board Privilege Management solution which protects, automates and audits the use of privileged identities and recourses across the extended enterprise, including cloud environments. It stands out from competitors for its…

Leadership Seminar

Sep 22, 2016: Identity and Access Management Crash Course

Identity & Access Management (IAM) is one of the core disciplines in IT and as such it is getting more and more important. Reaching far beyond its traditional scope of managing employee's access to information stored inside the perimeter, IAM nowadays has to integrate cloud access on the one…

Executive View

Executive View: Auth0 Authentication Service - 71325

A perennial problem for programmers is the need to authenticate users. In some cases, there is no infrastructure to support access control and in many cases there is no single identity repository of user data to be used as an authentication source. In a federated environment there are…

Blog

Managing the customer journey

Every one of us, whether a security professional or not, is also a part-time online customer or a subscriber of digital services. Providing personal information to a service organisation, to a social media platform or a retailer is a deliberate act. This will be even more the case with the…

Executive View

Executive View: ForgeRock OpenIDM - 71317

ForgeRock OpenIDM is a standards- and platform-centric product which combines proven reliability with ForgeRock’s commitment to innovation. Given the growing importance of customer-centric identity management, OpenIDM’s focus on performance, flexibility and the management of not…

Executive View

Executive View: Microsoft Azure Active Directory - 71550

Directory Services, Identity Federation, and Access Management from the Cloud in a single integrated solution. Extend your Active Directory infrastructure to the Cloud and manage business partners, customers, and Cloud service access in a combined service.

Executive View

Executive View: Protected Networks 8MAN - 71520

8MAN ist eine Access Rights Managment-Lösung für Windows-Umgebungen. Der Fokus liegt auf der Analyse von Berechtigungen und ihrer Verwaltung in solchen Umgebungen. Damit fällt 8MAN in die Kategorie von Entitlement & Access Governance-Lösungen und kann bestehende…

Webcast

Identity Relationship Management: Kommunikation und Kollaboration mit Partnern und Kunden sicher steuern

Mit der steigenden Nachfrage von Unternehmen nach engerer Kommunikation und Kollaboration mit externen Partnern und Kunden wächst auch der Bedarf an professionellem Web Access Management und Identity Federation. Geeignete Lösungen ermöglichen sichere Zugänge von und auf externe Systeme, auch…

Congress

May 09 - 12, 2017: European Identity & Cloud Conference 2017

European Identity & Cloud Conference 2017 is the place where identity management, cloud, and information security thought leaders and experts get together to discuss and shape the future of secure, privacy-aware agile, business- and innovation-driven IT. The EIC has become a kind of family…

Executive View

Executive View: EmpowerID Office 365 Manager - 71322

EmpowerID Office 365 Manager is an Identity and Access Management solution for Office 365 providing single sign-on, user provisioning and administration, and access governance functions in a single integrated package.

Executive View

Executive View: ForgeRock Identity Gateway - 71318

ForgeRock Identity Gateway is a centralized proxy-based gateway enabling secure access and policy enforcement for web applications, APIs, devices and things. 

Webcast

Managing Risk through Cloud App Authentication and 360° Control

The easy availability of IT services delivered as cloud services together with the revolution in the range of devices that are used to access these services has created challenges for organizations in the areas of security and compliance. Employees and associates can use their personal cloud…

Webcast

No Real Security Without Multi-Factor Authentication Everywhere

Clearly, there is a trend towards approaches for strong, simple, and flexible authentication, beyond passwords. The benefits fall largely under the categories of an improved customer experience, since with Multi-Factor Authentication (MFA) channels, the reduced dependence on passwords allows…

Executive View

Executive View: AdNovum Nevis Security Suite - 71094

A solution for managing secure access to corporate resources and protected assets. Strong authentication, a broad spectrum of access management methods, sustainable maintenance processes of identities and authorization data form the basis for secure and auditable user access to applications.

Executive View

Executive View: Bomgar Privileged Access Management - 71307

Bomgar Privileged Access Management is a comprehensive solution for managing, controlling and monitoring secure privileged access to critical systems. It implements administrative session management and recording while providing collaboration within sessions and integrates with enterprise…

Webcast

Authentication, Access, Assets: The Triple A of Securing Sensitive Systems and Information

In more than two thirds of all cyber breaches, a misused privileged account serves as the entrance gate. Historically, managing privileged access focused on protecting privileged accounts by securing and managing passwords. But today, simply rotating passwords isn’t enough to defend against…

Executive View

Executive View: Forum Systems Sentry and Identity Federation - 72511

Sentry, Forum Systems flagship product, implements a wide range of features: support for a wide range of federation use case scenarios are complemented with API Gateway functionality and mature Web Access Management services.

Executive View

Executive View: Balabit Contextual Security Intelligence Platform - 71306

Contextual Security Intelligence is a new IT security concept, which states that additional levels of security controls restricting business performance should be avoided and replaced with more efficient monitoring tools. Balabit’s CSI Platform combines Log Management, Privileged…

Blog

Vista Equity Partners to Acquire Ping Identity

Yesterday, Ping Identity announced the intent of Vista Equity Partners to acquire it. Ping Identity is a privately held company backed by venture capital, and will become acquired by a private equity firm. This acquisition is no real surprise to me. We have seen a few private equity deals…

Executive View

Executive View: One Identity Manager v7.0.1 - 70894

One Identity Manager is well-designed, well-integrated and complete Identity Management solutions, which continues to demonstrate leadership in the IAM/IAG market. Version 7.0.1 builds on the major release (v7), and adds a significant number of new features along with performance…

Webinar

Jun 28, 2016: Identity Relationship Management: Kommunikation und Kollaboration mit Partnern und Kunden sicher steuern

Mit der steigenden Nachfrage von Unternehmen nach engerer Kommunikation und Kollaboration mit externen Partnern und Kunden wächst auch der Bedarf an professionellem Web Access Management und Identity Federation. Geeignete Lösungen ermöglichen sichere Zugänge von und auf externe Systeme, auch…

Webcast

Kim Cameron - The Future of On-Premise AD in the days of Azure AD

Azure AD is here. It can act as a domain controller. It helps you managing your partners. It is ready-made for managing your customers. The application proxy builds the bridge back to your on-premise applications. That raises an important question for all organizations running AD…

Webcast

Darran Rolls - The Anatomy of Your Next Cyber Attack: IAM Pitfalls and Protections

Security breaches and cyber attacks have become a daily occurrence. Worse, in some cases it can take an organization months to realize they’ve been breached. Open the pages of the latest breach forensic report and you will find a litany of basic IAM errors that read like a horror…

Executive View

Executive View: Omada Identity Suite v11.1 - 70835

Omada Identity Suite is a strong offering which is well-respected for its advanced Access Governance features. New functionality and strategic partnerships position the solution as a comprehensive Identity and Access Management product, with flexible cloud and on-premise deployment options.

Webcast

Patrick Parker - Reimagining Identity and Access Management Processes with Algorithms

We are on the brink of a machine learning revolution in which computers won't just speed up existing security processes but enable the automation of processes and decisions too complex for the human mind to imagine. The machine-reengineering revolution will leverage powerful algorithms and…

Webcast

Kim Cameron - The Cloud is Rewiring the World: What Does it Mean for Identity?

The Cloud is turning out to have important “emergent properties” – features not previously observed in computing systems, never imagined by cloud architects, and not yet widely discussed or understood.  They will be key to determining which strategies prevail in…

Webcast

Christian Loeffler - From Shadow IT to an IDaaS Solution

In this keynote session, Christian Loeffler talks about: project conduction, architecture definition, IDaaS election and implementation,key challenges for business and IT, lessons learned.

Webcast

John Worrall - The Most Travelled Attack Route: Securing the Privileged Pathway

Privileged accounts have been at the center of each recent high-profile attack. This session will explain how hackers that successfully exploit these accounts are able to gain a privileged foothold, allowing them unfettered access to elevate privileges and move about the network freely…

Executive View

Executive View: Universal SSH Key Manager - 71509

Universal SSH Key Manager from SSH Communications Security Corporation is an enterprise-grade solution for centralized automated management of SSH keys across multiple platforms and network devices.

Executive View

Executive View: CA Privileged Access Manager - 71264

CA Privileged Access Manager (PAM) is a well-integrated suite that provides a comprehensive solution for privileged identity management in physical and virtual environments. CA PAM enables centralized control and management of privileged user access to a broad range of servers, network…

Webcast

The Future of Authentication - Killing the Password

We all understand that the concept of username/password to control access is insecure and out of date in a world where anything is connected and a new approach is needed. But how can we make the password obsolete?

Press Release

Rückblick auf die 10. European Identity and Cloud Conference 2016

Wiesbaden, 18. Mai 2016 – Am letzten Freitag endete die von KuppingerCole in München veranstaltete 10. European Identity & Cloud Conference 2016, Europas führende Veranstaltung für Identity and Access Management (IAM), Governance, Risk Management and Compliance…

Press Release

Review of the 10th European Identity and Cloud Conference 2016

Wiesbaden, May 18 th 2016 – Last Friday KuppingerCole wrapped up their 10 th European Identity & Cloud Conference , Europe’s leading event for Identity and Access Management (IAM) , Governance , Risk Management and Compliance (GRC) , as well as Cloud Security , in…

Webcast

The Future of Mobile Authentication: Strong, Adaptive, Intelligent

The unstoppable march of cloud, mobile and social computing in the recent years has made a profound impact on our society. Exponential growth of corporate digital assets combined with the overwhelming proliferation of mobile devices put enormous pressure on modern businesses to become…

Webinar

Jun 16, 2016: No Real Security Without Multi-Factor Authentication Everywhere

Clearly, there is a trend towards approaches for strong, simple, and flexible authentication, beyond passwords. The benefits fall largely under the categories of an improved customer experience, since with Multi-Factor Authentication (MFA) channels, the reduced dependence on passwords allows…

Blog

Free MFA on Windows for the masses

Cion Systems, a US-based IAM (Identity and Access Management) vendor, recently released a free service that allows Windows users to implement  two-factor authentication. It works only for Windows and supports either a PIN code sent via SMS (not available in all countries) or a standard…

Blog

Winners of the European Identity & Cloud Awards 2016

KuppingerCole presented The European Identity & Cloud Awards 2016 last night at the 10th European Identity & Cloud Conference (EIC). These awards honor outstanding projects and initiatives in Identity & Access Management (IAM), Governance, Risk Management and Compliance (GRC), as…

Webcast

Ian Glazer - The Moments Ahead for Identity

Remember when we used to pay for a TCP/IP stack? It’s hard to believe that companies used to pay for networking stacks, but we did. And once network stacks became free, the networking profession didn’t die out… instead it flourished. Today, the identity industry is going…

Webcast

Eve Maler - The Connected Consumer – Risks and Rewards

Everyone operates on the risk-reward continuum. It's true for CEOs, CMOs, CPOs, CIOs...and consumers. What does this mean for each of them in a digitally connected world, when the lines have blurred not only between organization A and organization Z, but also between cars and clouds,…

Webcast

Dr. Sridhar Muppidi - Security Starts with Identity and Access

People are the weak link in security. Most data breaches start with bad actors using stolen user credentials and this is fundamentally an identity problem. For too long Identity & Access Management has been viewed as silo often walled off from the security group but this must change.…

Webcast

Dr. Emilio Mordini - In a Wilderness of Mirrors: Do we still need Trust in the Online World?

Trust always involves some level of vulnerability on the actions of another. When we trust others, we are relying on them and consequently we are making ourselves more vulnerable. A bit naively, some scholars argue that trust decisions are based on a cost/benefit analysis, which is maybe…

Webcast

André Durand - Navigating a Moment of Change, Disruption & Inflection in Identity & Security

Webcast

Mia Harbitz - Identity Management, Governance and Forced Migration

New thinking is required with regards to identity management for forced migrants and the role supranational institutions can play to help solve some of the problems regarding aid distribution and settlement.

Press Release

10. European Identity and Cloud Conference 2016 startet morgen

München, 9. Mai 2016 – Unter dem Motto „Enabling Agility and Innovation in the Age of Digital Transformation“ (Agilität und Innovation im Zeitalter der Digitalen Transformation ermöglichen) startet morgen in München die European Identity &…

Press Release

10th European Identity and Cloud Conference 2016 is approaching

Munich, May 9, 2016 – Under the motto „Enabling Agility and Innovation in the Age of Digital Transformation “ the European Identity & Cloud Conference 2016, Europe’s leading event for Identity and Access Management (IAM), Governance, Risk Management and…

Leadership Brief

Leadership Brief: Cloud SSO is not sufficient: What else do you need? - 72007

Cloud-based identity services  have come a long way in the past several years, make sure you’re keeping up with what’s available and what you need. 

Leadership Brief

Leadership Brief: The 5 Biggest IAM Myths - 72001

Identity and Access Management (IAM) have been with us long enough to develop a strong history, but also a strong mythos, that is, a set of beliefs or assumptions which might or might not be correct – or which may have once been correct but are no longer.  

Webinar

Jun 23, 2016: Managing Risk through Cloud App Authentication and 360° Control

The easy availability of IT services delivered as cloud services together with the revolution in the range of devices that are used to access these services has created challenges for organizations in the areas of security and compliance. Employees and associates can use their personal cloud…

Webcast

Digital Transformation: Why Security and Privacy Matter

Amazon, Uber, Netflix, the Kindle etc.: Digital technology has changed our society in an appreciable way. Just as our personal lives are being transformed digitally, the same happens in corporations and with our traditional technology solutions. The digital transformation affects everything…

Executive View

Executive View: Signicat Connect, Assure, Sign & Preserve - 72504

Signicat offers cloud-based services for secure access to applications, identity proofing, electronic signing, and long-time archiving of signed and sealed documents. With these services, Signicat supports organizations in transforming paper-based processes to cloud-based services, while…

Executive View

Executive View: PointSharp Mobile Gateway - 71508

PointSharp Mobile Gateway is an enterprise mobility solution that provides strong authentication and easy, yet secure, mobile access to Microsoft Exchange and Skype for Business, both on-premise and in the cloud.  

Executive View

Executive View: CyberArk Privileged Threat Analytics - 71540

CyberArk’s latest major release of Privileged Threat Analytics is a capable and focused solution for the mitigation of threats caused by the abuse or misuse of privileged system accounts and entitlements. With the addition of several key features, Privileged Threat Analytics now…

Webinar

Jun 14, 2016: Authentication, Access, Assets: The Triple A of Securing Sensitive Systems and Information

In more than two thirds of all cyber breaches, a misused privileged account serves as the entrance gate. Historically, managing privileged access focused on protecting privileged accounts by securing and managing passwords. But today, simply rotating passwords isn’t enough to defend against…

Executive View

Executive View: Atos DirX Identity V8.5 - 70896

Atos DirX Identity encompasses a rich feature set for all areas of Identity Management and Governance. Its comprehensive business and process-driven approach includes very strong modelling capabilities of the organisational structure and user relationships thus providing the foundation for…

Executive View

Executive View: BeyondTrust PowerBroker - 71504

BeyondTrust’s PowerBroker product family provides a well-integrated solution with a broad range of capabilities for the mitigation of threats caused by the abuse or misuse of privileged system accounts and entitlements, on endpoints as well as server systems. With dedicated products…

Executive View

Executive View: Gigya Customer Identity Management Suite - 71529

A feature-rich customer identity management platform providing strong analytics and tools for business-oriented decision-making processes while enabling compliance with legal and regulatory requirements and an adequately high level of security.

Executive View

Executive View: Balabit Shell Control Box - 71570

Balabit Shell Control Box is a standalone appliance for controlling, monitoring and auditing privileged access to remote servers and network devices. Shell Control Box provides a transparent and quickly deployable PxM solution without the need to modify existing infrastructure or change…

Webcast

Customer-centric Identity Management

While most organizations are at least good enough in managing their employee identities, dealing with millions of consumer and customer identities imposes a new challenge. Many new identity types, various authenticators from social logins to device-related authenticators in smartphones, risk…

Webcast

Alles zu Consumer Identity Management

Mittlerweile sind die meisten Unternehmen in der Lage, sicher mit den Identitäten ihrer Mitarbeiter umzugehen. Doch die Handhabung von Kundenidentitäten, deren Anzahl oft in die Millionen geht, stellt noch immer eine Herausforderung für die meisten Unternehmen dar. Mehr Identitäten, der…

Blog

Multi-Factor, Adaptive Authentication Security Cautions

KuppingCole has written previously on the benefits of adaptive authentication and authorization, and the need for authentication challenges that go beyond the password. These benefits fall largely under the categories of an improved user experience, since the user only gets challenged for…

Webcast

Fueling Digital Innovation with Customer Identities

Identity management has become far more than a key component for defining security and access controls. Understanding customers’ identities through all of their interactions with an organization is key to developing strong and enduring relationships across multiple channels. Combining…

Webcast

Consumer-Focused Identity Management

Consumer expectations of Identity and Access Management (IAM) - even if they don't know what it is - are evolving and growing ever higher. The ability to use social media accounts to gain access to various services has revolutionised the way consumers see the space. Increasingly, banks and…

Webinar

Apr 26, 2016: EIC 2016 Webinar about Customer-Centric Identity Management

While most organizations are at least good enough in managing their employee identities, dealing with millions of consumer and customer identities imposes a new challenge. Many new identity types, various authenticators from social logins to device-related authenticators in smartphones, risk…

Webinar

Apr 21, 2016: EIC 2016: Alles zu Consumer Identity Management

Mittlerweile sind die meisten Unternehmen in der Lage, sicher mit den Identitäten ihrer Mitarbeiter umzugehen. Doch die Handhabung von Kundenidentitäten, deren Anzahl oft in die Millionen geht, stellt noch immer eine Herausforderung für die meisten Unternehmen dar. Mehr Identitäten, der…

Webcast

Easy and Secure User Access to Sensitive Information

In the first part of this webinar, Martin Kuppinger, Founder and Principal Analyst at KuppingerCole, will describe the concept of adaptive authentication and Adaptive Policy-based Access Management (APAM). He will also explain why it is crucial for proper access to information that…

Webinar

May 03, 2016: Digital Transformation: Why Security and Privacy Matter

Amazon, Uber, Netflix, the Kindle etc.: Digital technology has changed our society in an appreciable way. Just as our personal lives are being transformed digitally, the same happens in corporations and with our traditional technology solutions. The digital transformation affects everything…

Webinar

May 17, 2016: The Future of Mobile Authentication: Strong, Adaptive, Intelligent

The unstoppable march of cloud, mobile and social computing in the recent years has made a profound impact on our society. Exponential growth of corporate digital assets combined with the overwhelming proliferation of mobile devices put enormous pressure on modern businesses to become…

Executive View

Executive View: Cayosoft Administrator - 72023

Cayosoft Administrator is an integrated solution for simplifying and automating management of Active Directory and Office 365 environments, including hybrid deployments. It replaces multiple native and legacy tools with a unified modern administrative console and a self-service web portal.

Executive View

Executive View: LSE LinOTP - 71452

LSE LinOTP is a standards-based, open source solution that provides token and SMS-based Multi-Factor Authentication by integrating with existing authentication challenge schemes. LinOTP provides strong authentication to hosted web and mobile applications, as well as non-web based protected…

Executive View

Executive View: Saviynt Identity Governance and Administration (IGA) 2.0 - 71506

Comprehensive framework for identity administration and governance in today's cloud-based, on-premises and hybrid infrastructures for both enterprise- and internet-scale environments.

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Leadership Compass: Access Management and Federation - 71102

Leaders in innovation, product features, and market reach for Access Management and Identity Federation. Your compass for finding the right path in the market.

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Apr 19, 2016: Fueling Digital Innovation with Customer Identities

Identity management has become far more than a key component for defining security and access controls. Understanding customers’ identities through all of their interactions with an organization is key to developing strong and enduring relationships across multiple channels. Combining…

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Apr 12, 2016: Easy and Secure User Access to Sensitive Information

In the first part of this webinar, Martin Kuppinger, Founder and Principal Analyst at KuppingerCole, will describe the concept of adaptive authentication and Adaptive Policy-based Access Management (APAM). He will also explain why it is crucial for proper access to information that…

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Save The Date – European Identity & Cloud Conference, 10. bis 13. Mai 2016

Wiesbaden, 08. März 2016  – Bereits zum 10. Mal findet die  European Identity & Cloud Conference (EIC)  statt. Vom  10. bis 13. Mai 2016  lädt KuppingerCole  ins Dolce Ballhaus Forum Unterschleißheim, München  ein. Als…

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Save The Date – European Identity & Cloud Conference, 10 to 13 May 2016

Wiesbaden, 8th March 2016 – For the 10th time KuppingerCole’s European Identity & Cloud Conference (EIC) takes place from 10th to 13th May 2016 at the Dolce Ballhaus Forum in Unterschleissheim, Munich, Germany . As Europe’s leading event for the Future of…

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How to Manage Your Azure AD and Office 365

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Analysts' View

KuppingerCole Analysts' View on Customer-Centric Identity Management

As more and more traditional services move online as part of the digital transformation trend, consumer-centric identity management is becoming increasingly vital business success factor. Customers aren’t just physical persons, they are also the devices used by customers, they are…

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The role of Adaptive Authentication in Consumer Identity Management

As more and more traditional services move online as part of the digital transformation trend, consumer-centric identity management is becoming increasingly vital business success factor. Customers aren’t just physical persons, they are also the devices used by customers, they are also…

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Challenges of large-scale IAM environments

Long before analysts, vendors or journalists were coining terms like Digitalization, Identity Relationship Management or Customer IAM, several industries were already confronted with large-scale Identity and Access management (IAM) environments. Due to the character of their businesses they…

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Microsoft Security Announcements

With RSA kicking off this week, security experts from around the world are getting ready for a flurry of announcements from security vendors. Last Friday, it was Microsoft’s turn, and the company’s CISO Bret Arsenault has publicly announced some interesting news. The motto of the…

Executive View

Executive View: YubiKey by Yubico - 70842

YubiKey is a hardware authentication device that provides two-factor authentication using either one-time passwords or public key infrastructures. Combining strong cryptography with ease of use and supporting a wide range of authentication methods and protocols, YubiKeys are widely deployed…

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„Disruptive Change“: Right time to think security anew

Is „Digital Transformation“ something of the future? Definitely not. It has long become reality. With connected things and production, business models of enterprises are already changing profoundly. Communication with customers no longer happens over traditional websites. It…

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Thycotic acquires Arellia – moving beyond pure Privilege Management

On February 23rd, 2016, Thycotic, one of the leading vendors in the area of Privilege Management (also commonly referred to as Privileged Account Management or Privileged Identity Management) announced the acquisition of Arellia. Arellia delivers Endpoint Security functionality and, in…

Executive View

Executive View: Lieberman Software Enterprise Random Password Manager - 70869

Lieberman Software Enterprise Random Password Manager is a solution for privileged credentials management and discovery. This product provides a strong and scalable solution which easily integrates with critical systems widely used in the enterprise to mitigate the risks associated with…

Webinar

Apr 14, 2016: Consumer-Focused Identity Management

Consumer expectations of Identity and Access Management (IAM) - even if they don't know what it is - are evolving and growing ever higher. The ability to use social media accounts to gain access to various services has revolutionised the way consumers see the space. Increasingly, banks and…

Analysts' View

KuppingerCole Analysts' View on Adaptive Authentication & Authorization

To understand what this newsletter is about it’s important that we have an agreement on what we mean when we use the term “adaptive authentication”. It isn’t a difficult concept, but it’s best if we’re all on the same page, so to speak.

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Why we need adaptive authentication everywhere - not just in eBanking

Most probably the first thing that comes to your mind, when being asked about what should be highly secure when being done online is electronic banking. Your account data, your credit card transactions and all the various types of transactions that can be executed online today, ranging from…

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Adaptive authentication explained

To understand what this article is about it’s important that we have an agreement on what we mean when we use the term “adaptive authentication”. It isn’t a difficult concept, but it’s best if we’re all on the same page, so to speak. First, the basics:…

Leadership Compass

Leadership Compass: Privilege Management - 71100

Wie können der Zugriff auf kritische Systeme und Geschäftsinformationen gesteuert und gleichzeitig sichere und optimierte Geschäftsvorgänge ermöglicht werden? Dieser Report bietet Ihnen einen Leitfaden, der Sie dabei unterstützt, ein für Ihre…

Webcast

Identitätsmanagement im Mittelpunkt der digitalen Transformation

KuppingerCole Webinar recording

Executive View

Executive View: Intermedia AppID® Enterprise - 71522

Intermedia AppID® Enterprise is a cloud based identity management platform for web applications. This provides a solution to many of the security and compliance needs of the agile connected business. As well as adding value to the cloud and hosting services provided by Intermedia it is…

Executive View

Executive View: Nexis contROLE - 71502

Nexis contROLE bietet ein effizientes und komfortables Role Lifecycle Management in Kombination mit Role Analytics, entweder als Standalone-Lösung oder als Add-on zu vorhandenen Identity and Access Management-Infrastrukturen.

Webinar

Mar 08, 2016: How to Manage Your Azure AD and Office 365: Get a Grip on Your Environment Even in the Cloud

Regulatory compliance does not end at your perimeter. Moving to the Cloud will not get you rid of implementing Access Governance and a well thought-out reporting. Furthermore, moving to the Cloud might make administration more complex, not easier. Proven and established tools in your AD…

Webcast

How to Ensure the Success of Your Privileged Access Management Projects

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Secured by Design: The smart streets of San Francisco

On April 18th 1906, an earthquake and fires destroyed nearly three quarters of San Francisco. Around 3000 people lost their lives. Right up to the present many other, less critical tremors followed. The danger of another catastrophe can’t be ignored. In a city like San Francisco,…

Webcast

Dell Identity Manager 7.0: Why Things Have Changed

KuppingerCole Webinar recording

Leadership Brief

Leadership Brief: Information Rights Management – Ready for Prime Time? - 72013

Information Rights Management (IRM) is the discipline within Information Security and IAM (Identity and Access Management) that allows protecting information right at the source - the single file. IRM is a technology used to protect and facilitate the editing, distribution and access of…

Executive View

Executive View: Nexis contROLE - 71502

Nexis contROLE provides effective and convenient role lifecycle management combined with role analytics as either a stand-alone solution or as an add-on to existing Identity and Access Management infrastructures.

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