The Future of Authentication and Authorization

  • TYPE: Combined Session DATE: Thursday, May 16, 2013 TIME: 14:00-15:00 LOCATION: AMMERSEE 2


Clearly, there is a trend towards approaches for strong, simple, and flexible authentication, beyond passwords. However, just talking about multi-factor authentication and password vaults is not sufficient. What organizations should evaluate are versatile authentication and, as the next and logical step, context- and risk-based authentication and authorization. That is the real trend. It is about understanding the bigger picture. Look at this to understand the future of authentication and authorization, not at a point approach.


Dave spent 10 years as a network manager, ending up as Information Services Manager for the former Thomas-Conrad Corporation (now part of Compaq ). In 1987, he was a founding SysOp of Novell's Novell Support Connection service on Compuserve and served as the first president of the Association...

Strong authentication is becoming more ubiquitous, more commoditized and more heavily consumed within the enterprise and of course beyond. This session will discuss the inter-connection between these trends, the cloud-social-mobile computing troika and the way strong authentication is delivered. Is the   commoditization and consumerization of authentication driving the adoption of  cloud-based authentication services, or is authentication as a service a natural outcome of increased cloud adoption? How will cloud-based authentication delivery models affect enterprise security strategies and impact on service provider business models. Lastly, what does the ultimate cloud-based authentication service offer and what are the capabilities that will trigger wide-scale adoption?


Doron Cohen leads technology strategy for SafeNet’s Authentication solutions, bringing expertise in the areas of authentication, password management and identity management to his role.  Doron has over 25 years of experience in IT and Security Management including directing...

Frederik has over 15 years of management expericen in a broad range of ICT companies. At the moment, he works for VASCO as an EMEA Business Manager, focusing on our cloud-based authentication security. He is responsible for putting our authentication as a service solutions into the market. These...

Brian is co-founder of CertiVox and brings more than 20 years of experience in the information security industry. Brian began his career in cryptographic development at Silicon Valley’s first full disk encryption software company, which later became Guardian Edge and was acquired by...

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