Access Management

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…

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…

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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…

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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…

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

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…

Webcast

The Future of Data-Centric Security

Data-centric security solutions control access via a fine-grained policy approach and focus on securing this content via dynamic and scalable authorization. The data access filtering approach signifies a new generation of database security techniques, based on a combination of two robust…

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…

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.

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…

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: 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…

Webinar

Oct 18, 2016: The Future of Data-Centric Security

Business boundaries are dissolving as the ability to share information improves. For example, in agile and collaborative working environments, information has to be shared efficiently and securely between various internal and external business partners, mainly via cloud services and with…

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: 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: 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: 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.

Blog

Security & Privacy by Design is Agility by Design – time to rethink Banking IT

81 million dollars, that was the sum hackers stole from the central bank of Bangladesh this year in April by breaching the international payment system SWIFT. Three other SWIFT hacks followed quickly in other banks. SWIFT reacted by announcing security improvements, including two-factor…

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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

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: PingAccess - 71507

PingAccess is a web and API Access Management offering from Ping Identity. PingAccess is tightly integrated with PingFederate and provides a superior alternative to traditional Web Access Management products with its ability to provide policy- and context-driven access control to…

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…

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…

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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

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.…

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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

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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

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…

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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 &…

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.  

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: 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…

Webcast

Enforcing Fine Grained Access Control Policies to Meet Legal Requirements

Attribute Based Access Control (ABAC) solutions provide an organization with the power to control access to protected resources via a set of policies. These policies express the increasingly complicated legal and business environments in which companies operate these days. However, due to…

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.

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

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

Apr 28, 2016: Enforcing Fine Grained Access Control Policies to Meet Legal Requirements

Attribute Based Access Control (ABAC) solutions provide an organization with the power to control access to protected resources via a set of policies. These policies express the increasingly complicated legal and business environments in which companies operate these days. However, due to…

Leadership Compass

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.

Webinar

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…

Press Release

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…

Blog

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…

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…

Webcast

Identitätsmanagement im Mittelpunkt der digitalen Transformation

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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.

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How to Ensure the Success of Your Privileged Access Management Projects

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Dell Identity Manager 7.0: Why Things Have Changed

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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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Top 5 Recommendations for Reducing Cyber Risks in 2020

The turn of the year has been an occasion for many cybersecurity news outlets to talk about trends and challenges in cybersecurity. Despite the importance of knowing what the trends and challenges are, we want to give you some hands-on recommendations to increase security for your company. Of course the following recommendations are just a selection out of many possible measures. We are happy to discuss with you in more detail the implications for your concrete business model. 1. Beyond [...]

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