Access and Identity

Executive View

Executive View: BeyondTrust PowerBroker for Unix & Linux - 70363

BeyondTrust’s PowerBroker for Unix & Linux delivers Server Privilege Management and Session Management specifically for Unix and Linux servers. These servers are common targets for attackers, both malicious insiders and external attackers. PowerBroker for Unix & Linux provides…

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Executive View: Ilantus IDaaS Next - 70252

Ilantus IDaaS Next is an offering in the emerging market of IDaaS B2E, i.e. IDaaS offerings targeted at enterprise customers that must manage both SaaS services in the cloud and on-premise applications and who need more than just SSO capabilities. The service comes with some interesting…

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Redefining Access Governance for Security and Fraud Prevention in Critical Applications

Enterprise platforms from SAP, Microsoft or Oracle, applications for highly regulated industries like finance or healthcare, even cloud services – all of them have their own unique and complex security models and each is usually managed by a separate team. Growing organically but even…

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Executive View: Duo Security - 71330

Duo Security provides a scalable multi-factor authentication solution that can support a small to enterprise-size user base. Duo Security focuses on reducing the complexity of user identity verification while monitoring the health of their devices before connecting them to the applications…

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Identity and Access Management for Microsoft Azure and SharePoint Online

As Microsoft’s cloud solutions – including Microsoft Azure, Microsoft Office 365, and Microsoft SharePoint Online – are gaining more market share, integrating these platforms into existing enterprise IAM environments becomes essential. As more and more sensitive corporate…

Whitepaper

Whitepaper: Airlock: Meeting PSD2 Challenges with Ergon Airlock Suite - 70328

The Revised Payment Service Directive (PSD2) will drive many changes in technical infrastructure at financial institutions across Europe.  Banks and other financial service providers must quickly prepare for PSD2. Ergon’s Airlock Suite provides foundational technical capabilities…

Blog

Not Just Another Buzzword: Cyber Risk Governance

Today, companies are increasingly operating on the basis of IT systems and are thus dependant on them. Cyber risks must therefore be understood as business risks. The detection and prevention of cyber security threats and appropriate responses to them are among the most important…

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Administrative Security in Security Products

At KuppingerCole, cybersecurity and identity management product/service analysis are two of our specialties. As one might assume, one of the main functional areas in vendor products we examine in the course of our research is administrative security. There are many components that make up…

Webcast

Industrial Control Systems: Understanding the Access Risks and Security Challenges

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…

Leadership Compass

Leadership Compass: Identity Provisioning - 71139

Leaders in innovation, product features, and market reach for Identity Provisioning. Delivering the capabilities for managing accounts and entitlements across heterogeneous IT environments on premises and in the cloud. Your compass for finding the right path in the market.

Executive View

Executive View: ManageEngine Password Manager Pro - 70613

ManageEngine, part of Zoho Corp., delivers a broad portfolio of solutions targeted at IT administrators. Among these, we find Password Manager Pro, a Privilege Management solution providing support for a variety of use cases such as Shared Account Password Management,…

Executive View

Executive View: Atos DirX Identity - 71702

Atos DirX Identity is a mature offering for IGA (Identity Governance and Administration), delivering both leading-edge Identity Provisioning capabilities and a strong Access Governance feature set. Atos has made significant improvements when it comes to the ease and flexibility of…

Executive View

Executive View: BeyondTrust PowerBroker PAM - 70275

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…

Whitepaper

Whitepaper: Airlock: Datenschutz-Grundverordnung (DSGVO): Mehr als nur Consent Management! - 70327

Die DSGVO oder EU GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation), die ab dem 28. Mai 2018 voll wirksam ist, wird derzeit vor allem mit den Zustimmungsregeln zur Nutzung personenbezogener Daten (Consent) und den Rechten der Betroffenen wie beispielsweise dem „Recht auf Vergessen“ in…

Webcast

Compliance als Vorteil: Technische Anforderungen der GDPR für moderne digitale Unternehmen

Ohne Zweifel ist der 25. Mai 2018 im Kalender jedes IT-Spezialisten rot angestrichen. Denn an diesem Tag tritt die neue Datenschutz-Grundverordnung (General Data Protection Regulation, GDPR) in Kraft, welche die Art und Weise, in der personenbezogene Daten von in der EU ansässigen…

Whitepaper

Whitepaper: Thycotic: Protecting the keys to your kingdom against cyber-attacks and insider threats - 72613

All organizations today are under constant attack, and high-privilege accounts are a primary target, allowing attackers to cause maximum damage by data theft and other attacks, due to their elevated privileges. While the number of external attacks continues to increase, internal attacks…

Whitepaper

Whitepaper: ForgeRock: The Effect of GDPR on Customer Relations - 73000

The upcoming EU GDPR will have significant impact on how business can collect PII of their customers and consumers. Business are well-advised to thoroughly review these changes and prepare. Managing consumer identities consistently across all apps, portals, and services is essential.…

Blog

The Power of Utility in the Future of Marketing

Guest post by Christian Goy, Co-founder and Managing Director of Behavioral Science Lab In the future, marketing will be driven neither by demographics, on- or off-line behavioral identifiers or psychographics, but by understanding and fulfilling the individual utility expectations of the…

Webcast

GDPR: The Six Critical Steps to Compliance and Brand Differentiation

From May 2018 when the upcoming EU GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) comes into force, the requirements for managing personal data will change. Companies collecting such information from their customers will have to adapt to fundamental changes both in the very definition of…

Executive View

Executive View: Entrust IdentityGuard for Enterprise - 71321

Securely authenticating users is a major problem given the increasing threats from cyber-crime. Entrust IdentityGuard for Enterprise provides a comprehensive solution for enterprises to select and manage the way in which organizational users are authenticated to access both physical and…

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Knowing Your Customer Well: The Importance of Assurance and Identity Governance for CIAM

Just like traditional IAM, CIAM requires identity governance to verify and maintain the required quality of the identity attributes collected from consumers. “Quality over quantity” should be your motto from now on: not only it ensures that the data your marketing and business…

Blog

The Need for Speed: Why the 72-hour breach notification rule in GDPR is good for industry

The EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will force many changes in technology and processes when it comes into effect in May 2018.  We have heard extensively about how companies and other organizations will have to provide capabilities to: Collect explicit consent…

Webcast

The 8 Critical Areas of Consumer Identity and Access Management to Prepare for in 2018

Many organizations are currently looking into deploying their own CIAM programs, because they recognize CIAM’s potential to provide better marketing insights, improve customer registration experience and increase security. However, in the light of the upcoming data protection…

Leadership Brief

Leadership Brief: Why Adaptive Authentication Is A Must - 72008

Adaptive Authentication, or the practice of varying authentication methods based on runtime evaluation of risk factors, is a requirement for accessing applications, resources, devices, networks, and even cyber-physical systems.

Webcast

Top Considerations for Selecting an Identity and Access Management as a Service Vendor

As organizations continue to move their data and application functions into the cloud for obvious business reasons like improved flexibility and scalability, reduced time to market and cost savings, protecting their sensitive data across both on-premises and the cloud is becoming…

Advisory Note

Advisory Note: Redefining Access Governance - Beyond annual recertification - 72579

Improve your level of compliance, gain up-to-date insight and reduce recertification workload. Add business risk scoring to your Access Governance Architecture, focus attention on high-risk access and extend your existing infrastructure to provide real-time access risk information. Re-think…

Executive View

Executive View: OpenIAM Identity and Access Management - 70337

OpenIAM provides a comprehensive suite for both Identity Management and Access Management, covering the full range from Identity Provisioning and Access Governance to Enterprise SSO, Cloud SSO, and Identity Federation. The product is based on a modern, well-thought-out software architecture…

Advisory Note

Advisory Note: KRIs and KPI for Access Governance - 72559

This report provides selected Key Risk Indicators (KRI) for the area of Access Governance. These indicators are easy to measure and provide organizations with a quick overview of the relevant risks and how these are changing. The indicators can be combined into a risk scorecard which then…

Executive View

Executive View: PlainID - 70358

PlainID offers an authorization solution that provides Policy Based Access Control (PBAC) for common on-premise, SaaS, and even homegrown applications. PlainID’s scalable technology enables customers to easily externalize authorization decisions from applications, achieving higher…

Webinar

Nov 09, 2017: Industrial Control Systems: Understanding the Access Risks and Security Challenges

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…

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Eve Maler - UMA deep dive - GDPR, PSD2 - pivot to CIAM

Presentation at the Kantara Workshop

Webcast

The New Role of IAM in the Age of Digital Transformation

Organizations are under pressure to change in the current age of Digital Transformation. One of the key differentiators of innovative digital business models and thus new revenue streams is the profoundly changed relationship to customers and consumers. Creating innovative consumer…

Blog

Recapping CIW Seattle 2017

Last week we completed the opening dates on the Consumer Identity World Tour in Seattle.  To kick off the event, the Kantara Initiative held a one-day workshop to showcase the work that they do.  Kantara is an international standards organization which develops technical…

Webcast

Cognitive Technologies and the Future of Identity & Access Management

Like any other field of information technology, identity and access management has been rapidly evolving to meet new business challenges created by the Digital Transformation. As modern businesses are becoming increasingly open and interconnected, IAM solutions now need to cover not just…

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Changes in the Scope of Investors for IAM

As a long-term observer of the IAM market, KuppingerCole finds it interesting to see the change in both the size of investments and the type of investors in this market. Just recently, ForgeRock announced an $88 million round in series D funding. This follows other major investments in IAM…

Executive View

Executive View: Omada Identity Suite - 70301

Omada Identity Suite is a solution for IGA (Identity Governance and Administration), supporting both Access Governance and Identity Provisioning. It provides, amongst many other features, strong automation of entitlement management and insight into access risks, altogether with a high…

Executive View

Executive View: Beta Systems Garancy IAM Suite - 71530

Beta Systems Garancy IAM Suite combines the various modules for Identity and Access Management in the Beta Systems portfolio into one suite. The combined offering delivers a strong feature set with some outstanding capabilities such as the depth of application-specific connectors and role…

Webcast

Consent Lifecycle Management: Consumer IAM’s Core Capability?

2018 is going to be a hell of a year for nearly every organization operating within the European Union. Not only the dreaded General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will finally take effect next May, introducing massive changes to the way companies will have to deal with personal…

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Executive View: TITUS Classification for Mobile - 71320

TITUS Classification for Mobile is a solution that not only supports classification of documents and email on both iOS and Android platforms, but also delivers a secure document storage on these devices. It integrates with a variety of other tools and services and is easy to use.

Executive View

Executive View: VeriClouds CredVerify™ - 72567

Securely authenticating users remains a thorny problem and VeriClouds CredVerify service can provide a useful additional level of assurance.  There are many approaches, products and services for user authentication however, the CredVerify service is unique in what it offers.  

Executive View

Executive View: IBM Security Identity Governance and Intelligence - 71113

A business-driven approach to Access Governance and Intelligence, based on business processes and access risk. Supporting fine-grained SoD analysis for all environments, with strong support for SAP. Providing connectivity to target systems based on direct connectors and via IBM Security…

Webinar

Oct 18, 2017: GDPR: The Six Critical Steps to Compliance and Brand Differentiation

From May 2018 when the upcoming EU GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) comes into force, the requirements for managing personal data will change. Companies collecting such information from their customers will have to adapt to fundamental changes both in the very definition of personal…

Webinar

Nov 30, 2017: Identity and Access Management for Microsoft Azure and SharePoint Online

As Microsoft’s cloud solutions – including Microsoft Azure, Microsoft Office 365, and Microsoft SharePoint Online – are gaining more market share, integrating these platforms into existing enterprise IAM environments becomes essential. As more and more sensitive corporate data is moved to…

Executive View

Executive View: One Identity SafeGuard 2.0 - 71251

One Identity SafeGuard 2.0 is a re-architected, modular solution for Privilege Management, supporting both Shared & Privileged Account Password Management and Session Management, plus several additional capabilities. The product excels with its architecture, integration capabilities,…

Webinar

Oct 12, 2017: The 8 Critical Areas of Consumer Identity and Access Management to Prepare for in 2018

Consumer Identity and Access Management (CIAM) is the fastest growing specialty in Identity and Access Management (IAM) that has emerged in the last few years to meet evolving business requirements. Many businesses and public-sector organizations are finding that they must provide better…

Executive View

Executive View: SailPoint SecurityIQ - 70849

SailPoint SecurityIQ counts amongst the leading Data Access Governance solutions, providing tight integration into SailPoint IdentityIQ and thus delivering full Data Access Governance capabilities. Amongst the outstanding features are the real-time and behavioral analytics features and the…

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Oct 24, 2017: Compliance als Vorteil: Technische Anforderungen der GDPR für moderne digitale Unternehmen

Ohne Zweifel ist der 25. Mai 2018 im Kalender jedes IT-Spezialisten rot angestrichen. Denn an diesem Tag tritt die neue Datenschutz-Grundverordnung (General Data Protection Regulation, GDPR) in Kraft, welche die Art und Weise, in der personenbezogene Daten von in der EU ansässigen…

Executive View

Executive View: Thycotic Secret Server - 71060

Thycotic Secret Server is a mature enterprise - class offering for Privilege  Management, supporting the key areas of the market such as Shared Account and  Privileged Password Management, Session Monitoring, Account Discovery, and others. The solution convinces with its approach…

Blog

A Short History of EIC - Europe's Leading Event on Digital ID & Transformation

More than 12 years ago, the first EIC attracted an already surprisingly large number of practitioners dealing with directory services, user provisioning and single sign-on, as well as vendors, domain experts, thought leaders and analysts. I remember Dick Hardt giving an incredibly visionary…

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Oct 05, 2017: Top Considerations for Selecting an Identity and Access Management as a Service Vendor

As organizations continue to move their data and application functions into the cloud for obvious business reasons like improved flexibility and scalability, reduced time to market and cost savings, protecting their sensitive data across both on-premises and the cloud is becoming…

Webinar

Dec 07, 2017: Redefining Access Governance for Security and Fraud Prevention in Critical Applications

Continued digitalization of modern organizations, supported by the growing adoption of cloud computing, big data and other innovative information technologies, shows no signs of slowing down. Critical business data such as corporate intellectual property, financial documents or sensitive…

Survey

L'etat des organisations: Est-ce que leur Gestion des Identités et des Accès répond aux besoins à l’ère de la transformation digitale? - 74003

À l’heure actuelle de la transformation numérique, la plupart des entreprises subissent fortement la pression du changement. Les modèles d’affaires évoluent et ceux qui émergent redéfi nissent profondément la relation aux clients…

Survey

L'etat des organisations: Est-ce que leur Gestion des Identités et des Accès répond aux besoins à l’ère de la transformation digitale? - Management Summary - 74003

La « Transformation numérique » révolutionne les modèles de gestion et les processus au sein des entreprises, ainsi que les services apportés aux clients. Elle conduit à une intégration étroite entre l‘activité…

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Oct 17, 2017: Knowing Your Customer Well: The Importance of Assurance and Identity Governance for CIAM

Consumer Identity and Access Management is a fast-growing market. Emerging just a few years ago, it has quickly evolved to become an indispensable tool for many organizations to improve the reach and targeting of their marketing activities, increase the number of new customer registrations…

Leadership Compass

Leadership Compass: Privilege Management - 72330

Die führenden Unternehmen im Privilege Management - Markt bezüglich Innovationen, Produktfunktionalität und Marktführerschaft. Wie kann man den Zugriff auf kritische Systeme und Geschäftsinformationen steuern und gleichzeitig sichere und optimierte…

Congress

May 15 - 18, 2018: European Identity & Cloud Conference 2018

Come to the place where the Digital Transformation is happening. The European Identity & Cloud Conference, held from May 15-18, 2018, offers a mixture of best practice discussions, visionary presentations, and networking opportunities with a future-oriented community. More than 800 thought…

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Sep 20, 2017: The New Role of IAM in the Age of Digital Transformation

Organizations are under pressure to change in the current age of Digital Transformation. One of the key differentiators of innovative digital business models and thus new revenue streams is the profoundly changed relationship to customers and consumers. Creating innovative consumer services,…

Executive View

Executive View: ForgeRock Identity Platform - 70296

ForgeRock Identity Platform delivers a common set of capabilities, as well as  good  integration for the various ForgeRock components. It provides a common layer  for identity and access management services that customers require when  building new consumer - facing…

Executive View

Executive View: SecureAuth IdP - 71327

SecureAuth provides a strong, well-integrated set of identity management solutions covering Multi-Factor Authentication, Risk-based Adaptive Authentication, Single Sign-On, and User Self-Service.       

Blog

The Return of Authorization

Authorization is one of the key concepts and processes involved in security, both in the real world as well as the digital world.  Many formulations of the definition for authorization exist, and some are context dependent.  For IT security purposes, we’ll say authorization…

Executive View

Executive View: Telekom Magenta Security - 70342

Unter der Bezeichnung Magenta Security werden alle Angebote für  Dienstleistungen und Managed Services des Telekom - Konzerns gebündelt. Magenta Security liefert ein sehr umfassendes Portfolio an Dienstleistungen und  zählt damit zu den ersten Adressen für…

Webinar

Sep 12, 2017: Consent Lifecycle Management: Consumer IAM’s Core Capability?

2018 is going to be a hell of a year for nearly every organization operating within the European Union. Not only the dreaded General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will finally take effect next May, introducing massive changes to the way companies will have to deal with personal…

Executive View

Executive View: Signicat - 72537

Signicat offers cloud-based services for secure access to applications, identity proofing, electronic signing, and long-time archiving of signed and sealed documents. Recently, their portfolio has been expanded to include a mobile authentication product to help customers meet PSD2 requirements.

Executive View

Executive View: IdentityX® from Daon - 71312

Daon’s IdentityX® authentication platform is a universal mobile authentication framework that combines modern standard-based biometric technologies with broad support for legacy authentication systems to provide a flexible, frictionless and future-proof solution for managing risk,…

Webinar

Sep 14, 2017: Cognitive Technologies and the Future of Identity & Access Management

Like any other field of information technology, identity and access management has been rapidly evolving to meet new business challenges created by the Digital Transformation. As modern businesses are becoming increasingly open and interconnected, IAM solutions now need to cover not just…

Blog

At the Intersection of Identity and Marketing

Digital Transformation is driving a diverse set of business initiatives today, including advanced marketing techniques, creating new consumer services, acquiring better customer information, and even deploying new identity management solutions.  As organizations discover new and…

Executive View

Executive View: Nexis Controle 3.0 - 72535

Nexis Controle 3.0 setzt intelligente Analytics-Verfahren für Rollen und Identitäten um und legt damit die Grundlage für ein strategisches Lebenszyklusmanagement von Rollen, entweder als eigenständige Lösung oder als ergänzende Komponente zu bestehenden…

Leadership Compass

Leadership Compass: Identity as a Service: Cloud-based Provisioning, Access Governance and Federation (IDaaS B2E) - 70319

Leaders in innovation, product features, and market reach for Identity as a Service offerings targeting full Identity and Access Management and Governance capabilities for employees in hybrid environments, but also delivering Single Sign-On to the Cloud and providing support for other…

Executive View

Executive View: Nexis Controle 3.0 - 72535

Nexis Controle 3.0 implements intelligent role and identity analytics while laying the foundation for strategic role lifecycle management as either a stand-alone solution or as a companion component to existing Identity and Access Management infrastructures. The integration of corporate…

Leadership Compass

Leadership Compass: Identity as a Service: Single Sign-On to the Cloud (IDaaS SSO) - 71141

Leaders in innovation, product features, and market reach for Identity as a Service offerings targeting Single Sign-On to the Cloud for all types of users, with primary focus on cloud services but some support for on-premise web applications. Your compass for finding the right path in the…

Press Release

Analyst Companies Publish Survey about the Current State of Identity and Access Management in Organizations on behalf of BetaSystems

Wiesbaden, June 29th, 2017 – KuppingerCole Ltd., an international and independent analyst organization with a strong focus on Information Security, Identity and Access Management as well as all areas concerning the Digital Transformation, together with CXP Group, an independent…

Survey

State of Organizations: Does Their IAM Meet Their Needs in the Age of Digital Transformation? - Management Summary - 74003

The „Digital Transformation“ is changing business models, business processes, and the services provided to customers. With the Digital Transformation leading to a tight integration between business and the underlying IT infrastructure, that IT infrastructure must change as well…

Survey

Survey: State of Organizations: Does Their IAM Meet Their Needs in the Age of Digital Transformation? - 74003

Organizations are under pressure to change in the current age of Digital Transformation. Business models are changing and a common element of new business models is the changing relationship to customers and consumers. While managing consumer identities is increasing in relevance, most…

Leadership Brief

Leadership Brief: 5 Steps to Consumer Identity and Access Management - 72549

Enterprises deploying Consumer Identity and Access Management (CIAM) solutions are realizing the benefits, which range from increased brand loyalty and sales to enhanced regulatory compliance.

Webcast

Interoperability and Intelligence: Two Keys to a Successful Privilege Management Deployment

As businesses are becoming increasingly digital, their IT infrastructures are continuously growing in scale and complexity, with vast numbers of previously disparate systems and platforms woven together by new communications channels. Many of these systems are no longer located within the…

Webcast

Delegate the Task, Not the Privilege: How to Simplify and Secure Your Privileged Accounts

Privilege Management has been a key element of both IAM (Identity & Access Management) and cyber security programs for years. However, increased the complexity of modern corporate IT infrastructures with growing reliance on outsourced IT staff and mounting pressure from compliance…

Executive View

Executive View: PingIdentity’s PingDirectory - 70294

PingDirectory provides a flexible and scalable base for IAM and customer IAM.  With advanced functions for encryption, load-balancing, and virtual directory, PingDirectory can meet and exceed security requirements and SLAs.

Webcast

Luca Martelli - The Enablement of an Identity-Centric SOC in the Regulatory Rumba Era

Data, People and Software security: how does them relate to the GDPR security principles? In this new attack landscape, network-centric security is no longer enough because threats come from inside and outside the network. Oracle Identity SOC is an identity-centric, context-aware…

Leadership Compass

Leadership Compass: Privilege Management - 72330

Leaders in innovation, product features, and market reach for Privilege Management. How do you control access to your critical systems and business information while allowing secure and optimised day to day business operations? This report provides an overview of the market for Privilege…

Leadership Compass

Leadership Compass: CIAM Platforms - 70305

This report provides an overview of the market for Consumer Identity and Access Management and provides you with a compass to help you to find the Consumer Identity and Access Management product that best meets your needs. We examine the market segment, vendor product and service…

Blog

Beyond Simplistic: Achieving Compliance Through Standards and Interoperability

"There is always an easy solution to every problem - neat, plausible, and wrong. (H.L. Mencken) Finally, it's beginning: GDPR gains more and more visibility. Do you also get more and more GDPR-related marketing communication from IAM and security vendors, consulting firms and, ehm,…

Webcast

André Koot - From RBAC to ABAC in a Pragmatic Way

An Expert Stage presentation at the European Identity and Cloud Conference 2017

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Denis Joannides - Empowering the Digital Insurers

In this session Denis explains how insurance companies such as Unive, AEGON, VGZ and many others leverage Consumer IAM (CIAM) and a secure API Architecture for Mobile Apps to actually transform to a digital Insurer. Denis discusses the importance of a secure infrastructure including…

Executive View

Executive View: Salesforce Identity - 70813

Salesforce has been a pioneer in Software as a Service (SaaS) from the early days.  Digital identity has been an integral part of the Salesforce platform.  Salesforce Identity is an enterprise class CIAM and IDaas solution.

Webcast

Getting Identity and Access Management Right – Even If SAP Is Involved

Implementing Identity and Access Management universally across multiple IT infrastructures and software platforms is a major challenge for any organization. To do their daily job successfully, users today expect to get access to information they need from anywhere at any time, regardless…

Executive View

Executive View: Nok Nok Labs S3 Authentication Suite - 71261

Nok Nok Labs S3 Authentication Suite is a unified strong authentication platform that incorporates FIDO Alliance specifications and other industry standards, as well as proprietary innovations. The S3 Authentication Suite provides a full stack of client- and server-side technologies for…

Webinar

Jun 28, 2017: Interoperability and Intelligence: Two Keys to a Successful Privilege Management Deployment

As businesses are becoming increasingly digital, their IT infrastructures are continuously growing in scale and complexity, with vast numbers of previously disparate systems and platforms woven together by new communications channels. Many of these systems are no longer located within the…

Webinar

Jun 22, 2017: Delegate the Task, Not the Privilege: How to Simplify and Secure Your Privileged Accounts

Privilege Management has been a key element of both IAM (Identity & Access Management) and cyber security programs for years. However, increased the complexity of modern corporate IT infrastructures with growing reliance on outsourced IT staff and mounting pressure from compliance regulators…

Press Release

European Identity & Cloud Awards 2017

Wiesbaden, May 11, 2017 – Last night the European Identity & Cloud Awards 2017 were presented by KuppingerCole at the 11th European Identity & Cloud Conference (EIC). The awards honor outstanding projects and initiatives in Identity & Access Management (IAM),…

Press Release

KuppingerCole’s 11th European Identity and Cloud Conference 2017

Wiesbaden, May 08, 2017 – The European Identity & Cloud Conference, taking place May 9 – 12, 2017 at the Infinity Ballhaus Forum Unterschleissheim, Munich/Germany , is Europe’s leading event for Identity and Access Management (IAM), Governance, Risk Management and…

Blog

The New Role of Privilege Management

Privilege Management or PxM, also referred to by some vendors as Privileged Account Management, Privileged User Management, Privileged Identity Management, or a number of other terms, is changing rapidly, in two areas: Privilege Management is not only an IAM (Identity & Access…

Webcast

Rollenmanagement erfolgreich etablieren sowie sicher und effizient betreiben

Das Management des sicheren Zugangs zu Ressourcen innerhalb einer Organisation ist eine der zentralen Aufgaben im Bereich des Identity und Access Managements. Die Aufgliederung existierender organisatorischer Komplexität durch deren Abbildung in handhabbare Rollen ist eine…

Executive View

Executive View: EmpowerID - 70297

EmpowerID provides  a complete solution for IAM, CIAM, and Adaptive  Authentication.  With a highly  customizable workflow and authorization engine,  EmpowerID delivers advanced functionality for  enterprise and government  customers.

Webinar

May 23, 2017: Getting Identity and Access Management Right – Even If SAP Is Involved

Implementing Identity and Access Management universally across multiple IT infrastructures and software platforms is a major challenge for any organization. To do their daily job successfully, users today expect to get access to information they need from anywhere at any time, regardless of…

Executive View

Executive View: CA Technologies Mobile API Gateway, Mobile App Services, and App Experience Analytics - 70811

Managing mobile device access to corporate applications and databases is a major requirement for all organizations. Mobile security, including a secure development environment for mobile apps and standardized authentication and authorization services are essential components of mobile strategies.

Leadership Brief

Leadership Brief: Mobile Connect - 71518

Strong authentication via smartphones is available today in many countries. GSMA’s Mobile Connect specification can improve security and help banks and third party providers comply with the EU’s Revised Payment Service Directiv e (PSD2).  

Executive View

Executive View: Hitachi ID IAM Suite - 72543

Hitachi ID offers an all - in - one IAM package to address enterprise business  requirements.   With an emphasis on  process automation and self - service, the  Hitachi ID IAM Suite helps businesses reduce their expenditures on identity - related administration and…

Vendor Report

Vendor Report: Jericho Systems – Attribute-Based Access Control - 71513

As a long-term contractor to the Dept. of Defense in the United States, Jericho Systems have a history of developing technology that protects computing assets from unauthorized access. Their development activity has attracted a number of awards and the company has been granted patents over…

Advisory Note

Advisory Note: Firewalls Are Dead - How to Build a Resilient, Defendable Network - 72163

The firewall is dead  – long live the firewall.... In today’s modern business the traditional firewall model, sitting at the corporate perimeter, has little value, and more often than not hinders business agility. In building a modern, resilient and defendable network the…

Webcast

Creating Secure and Unified Next Generation Workspaces

Identity Management, Endpoint Security, Mobile Device Management and Access Management, are still considered to be isolated disciplines. This can make administration and governance in these areas complex. Having a holistic approach to the administration and supervision of all types of…

Whitepaper

Whitepaper: VMWare: Unified management and control of the digital workspace - 70286

Identity Management, Endpoint Security, Mobile Device Management and Access Management are typically considered to be isolated disciplines. This can make administration and governance in these areas complex. Having a holistic approach for the administration and supervision  of all…

Executive View

Executive View: Ping Identity PingOne - 70288

PingOne provides c loud - based Single Sign - On (SSO)  and Identity - as - a - Service  (IDaaS)  for employees, business partners, and  consumers . PingOne is a  key  component of PingIdentity’s Consumer Identity and Access Management SaaS …

Blog

GDPR as an Opportunity to Build Trusted Relationships with Consumers

During the KuppingerCole webinar run March 16th, 2017, which has been supported by ForgeRock, several questions from attendees were left unanswered due to a huge number of questions and a lack of time to cover them all. Here are answers to questions that couldn’t be answered live…

Whitepaper

Whitepaper: Ping Identity solutions for Customer Identity and Access Management - 70289

Customer Identity and Access Management systems and services provide new technical capabilities for organizations to know their customers better.  Implementing Ping Identity’s solutions for CIAM can provide better user experiences, generate additional revenue, and enhance brand…

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GDPR as opportunity to build trusted relationships with consumers

The new regulations of the EU GDPR apply not only to companies in the EU but every organization dealing with the personally identifiable information of EU citizens. This means most enterprises across the world will be impacted when compliance is required on May 25, 2018.

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Apr 27, 2017: Rollenmanagement erfolgreich etablieren sowie sicher und effizient betreiben

Das Management des sicheren Zugangs zu Ressourcen innerhalb einer Organisation ist eine der zentralen Aufgaben im Bereich des Identity und Access Managements. Die Aufgliederung existierender organisatorischer Komplexität durch deren Abbildung in handhabbare Rollen ist eine kontinuierliche…

Advisory Note

Advisory Note: Mobile Biometrics for PSD2 - 72512

Many new biometric technologies and products have emerged in the last few years. Mobile biometric solutions offer multi-factor and strong authentication possibilities, as well as transactional authorization. Mobile biometrics will become an important architectural component in the financial…

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Sep 12 - 13, 2017: Consumer Identity World USA 2017

The combination of Identity & Access Management and Customer Relationship Management continues to be a core element for any digital business. Because of all the different data sources, Customer Identity & Access Management (CIAM) needs to be secure, clear and user-friendly at the same time.

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Dec 12 - 14, 2017: Consumer Identity World APAC 2017

With so many different data sources, Customer Identity & Access Management (CIAM) needs to be secure, clear and user-friendly at the same time. That is why the combination of Identity & Access Management and Customer Relationship Management continues to be a core element for any digital business.

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Nov 27 - 29, 2017: Consumer Identity World Europe 2017

Managing customer information in a digitally transformed economy with numerous business partners demanding access is one of the most significant challenges today, and it will continue to evolve rapidly. Besides that, the challenge is to offer user-friendly login procedures via social media…

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PSD2 RTS Final Draft: The good and the not-so-good

The European Banking Authority released the final draft of the Regulatory Technical Specifications for PSD2 this week.  It contains several improvements and clarifications, but there are still a few areas that fall short of industry expectations. After the release of the initial…

Conference

Sep 12 - Dec 14, 2017: Consumer Identity World Tour 2017

The Consumer Identity World Tour is the place where you can dive deeper into the world of CIAM. Learn more about privacy by design, Consent Life Cycle Management and the needs of your customers. Get to know how to secure their personal information in a strategic and user-friendly way.

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Privileged User Monitoring as Key Element of Counter-Measures

The IT landscape is undergoing its biggest change at least since the introduction of the PC. Cloud services and mobile devices stand for the hyper-connected enterprise, where everyone has access to everything, and where services reside somewhere, in the organization and in the cloud.…

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Mar 28, 2017: Creating Secure and Unified Next Generation Workspaces

A key challenge in every organization is making sure that the right tools are available, in the right place, at the right time, for the right people. The continual on and off boarding of large groups of employees, external workforces or partners creates increased pressure on administrative…

Advisory Note

Advisory Note: Mobile Biometrics for Authentication and Authorization - 70283

Many new biometric technologies and products have emerged in the last few years.  Biometrics have improved considerably, and are now increasingly integrated into smartphones.  Mobile biometric solutions offer not only multifactor and strong authentication possibilities, but also…

Executive View

Executive View: Ping Identity’s PingFederate - 70284

PingFederate sets the standard for identity federation standards support. PingFederate can enable Single Sign-On (SSO) between business units, enterprises, and all popular SaaS applications. PingFederate works both on-premise or in the cloud, and is easy for administrators to install and maintain.

Leadership Compass

Leadership Compass: Adaptive Authentication - 71173

Leaders in innovation, product features, and market reach for Adaptive Authentication. Your compass for finding the right path in the market.

Whitepaper

Whitepaper: Balabit - Privilege Management - 72705

Privileged Accounts are the high-risk accounts – and they are the target of attackers, both internals and externals. SOCs must implement modern Privilege Management as part of their overall toolset, for identifying and countering attacks. Session Monitoring and Privileged User…

Executive View

Executive View: Microsoft Security Suite - 72541

A comprehensive approach to data protection – one that combines all aspects of computing infrastructure– rather than the point products that comprise many organization’s cybersecurity environment, is a decided plus, provided the overall goal is achieved.

Executive View

Executive View: Centrify Privilege Service - 71326

Centrify Privilege Service is a shared account password management and access auditing solution, available as a service or for deployment in the cloud or on-premise.  

Executive View

Executive View: RSA Identity Governance and Lifecycle - 72503

RSA Identity Governance and Lifecycle is a complete solution for managing digital identities, both inside and outside the enterprise. The RSA solution covers all aspects of governance from attestations to policy exceptions and identity lifecycle, from provisioning to entitlement assignment…

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Feb 21, 2017: Privileged User Monitoring as Key Element of Counter-Measures

The IT landscape is undergoing its biggest change at least since the introduction of the PC. Cloud services and mobile devices stand for the hyper-connected enterprise, where everyone has access to everything, and where services reside somewhere, in the organization and in the cloud. This…

Blog

Grizzly Steppe – What Every Organization Needs to Do

On December 29th, the FBI together with CERT finally released a Joint Analysis Report on the cyber-attacks on the US Democratic Party during the US presidential election.  Every organization, whether they are based in the US or not, would do well to read this report and to ensure that…

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PSD II, Adaptive Authentication, and Multi-Factor Authentication

The upcoming updated Payment Services Directive (PSD II) will, among other changes, request Multi-Factor Authentication (MFA) for all payments above 10€ which aren’t done electronically. This is only one major change PSD II brings (another major change are the mandatory open…

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Do You Need a Better IAM System to Meet the GDPR Requirements?

GDPR, the EU General Data Protection Regulation, is increasingly becoming a hot topic. That does not come as a surprise, given that the EU GDPR has a very broad scope, affecting every data controller (the one who “controls” the PII) and data processor (the one who…

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Accenture to acquire French IAM System Integrator Arismore

Just before Christmas Accenture Security announced the acquisition of French IAM system integrator Arismore, a company with about 270 employees and an estimated turnover of €40M. This makes Arismore a leading IAM system integrator in France, while also being involved in IT…

Executive View

Executive View: FSP Identity Governance and Administration Suite - 71324

Die FSP Identity Governance & Administration Suite ist eine Lösung zur Verwaltung des Identitäts- und Zugriffslebenszyklus und bedient somit den Markt für Identity Provisioning und Access Governance. Ein besonderer Vorteil des Produkts ist die Kombination von…

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Privileged Access Management (PAM) software comes in many forms. Some are heavy with software components (the thick client model) while others are leaner (the thin client model). Since we at SSH.COM are firm believers in the thin client model, I wanted to present five solid reasons why this is the case. 1. No constant cycle of installing, patching and configuring agents Thick clients require that you have to install agents on the client - and usually on the server as well. Moreover, you [...]