Cloud Information Security

  • TYPE: Combined Session DATE: Wednesday, April 18, 2012 TIME: 14:00-15:00 LOCATION: Alpsee

Extending your Identity & Access Management into the Cloud

Identity management across multiple SaaS (software-as-a-Service) applications as well as on-premise systems is a challenge to most enterprises. Challenges in Identity Management in the cloud, simply goes beyond how we do authentication, authorization and auditing right. Cross domain authentication, provisioning, interoperability, multi-tenancy, delegation and security are few challenges to name. The best way to preserve interoperability is to adhere to open standards. Lots of proprietary standards came a long way, but at the time they felt a larger audience is needed and interactions with other systems, those became open standards. SAML2 Web SSO, OpenID, OAuth are some popular open standards, widely used across many cloud providers for authenticating users while facilitating identity portability. WS-Trust, WS-Federation used to cater the same aspect while dealing with systems. XACML is another open standard, which is considered to be the de-facto standard for authorization. It facilitates fine-grained authorization in a policy driven manner. Provisioning is also an important aspect in a cloud identity management system. SPML failed to be the de-facto standard for provisioning due to its heavyweight nature and being bias to SOAP. The latest emerging standard for provisioning is SCIM, which is still in progress at the specification level, but looks promising.

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Gerry is responsible for sales, marketing and business development for the Americas region. In addition, he contributes to product strategy and manages Axiomatics’ global partner relations. Prior to joining Axiomatics, Gerry was Vice President and Service Director for Burton Group’s...

As an infrastructure architect in the enterprise networking field since 1994, Bruce possesses in-depth experience in all facets of Identity & Access Management which include enterprise provisioning, access certification, password and credential management, as well as privileged access...

Dr. Barbara Mandl is Senior Manager of DAIMLER AG, responsible for the Global Daimler IT-Organization: CoC Identity and Access Management.  Dr. Barbara Mandl’s career lead her through various Telecommunication and IT organizations. Among those were leading Management Positions as...

James (Jim) Taylor is responsible for the overall product strategy, pricing and packaging and future direction for NetIQ's Identity and Security products. Jim has over 20 years of experience in the Identity and Security industry, working in a variety of roles from consulting to quality...


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European Identity & Cloud Conference 2012

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