Identity Management

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Consumer Identity World Tour 2018

The Consumer Identity World Tour is the place where you get input for your perfect CIAM Strategy. 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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Decentralized Identity 101: What It Is and Why It Matters

Guest Author: Vinny Lingham, CEO, Civic Technologies Bitcoin. Blockchain. Crypto. Decentralization. Tokens. A lot of buzzwords have emerged alongside the rise of blockchain technology. Yet, there is often a lack of context about what those terms actually mean and the impact they will…

Executive View

Executive View: NRI SecureTechnologies: Uni-ID Libra 2.0 - 70266

NRI Secure’s Uni-ID Libra is a relatively new entrant in the rapidly growing market for consumer identity management (CIAM). Focused for now completely on the Japanese market, the product emphasizes security, leveraging the company’s expertise in managed SOC services and…

Executive View

Executive View: Centrify Next-Gen Access Platform - 79036

Often, enterprise security is delivered as separate services such as Identity-as-aService (IDaaS), Enterprise Mobility Management (EMM) and Privileged Access Management (PAM). Centrify converges these market segments into a single platform to deliver the next generation of access management.

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Patients, People and Things - Managing Identities in Healthcare

Digital transformation is a game changer in the health sector and a core requirement is better identity management. The need for improved security in modern medical facilities, the growing reliance on monitoring devices and support for millennials in their health outcome management, all…

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Identity is Security: Avoiding the Pitfalls of an Authentication-Centric Security Architecture

The security landscape has changed in the recent decade, and the methods we used to protect our enterprise networks are no longer working. The network perimeter has dissipated, the adversary has become increasingly skilled at alternative methods to gain entry, and enterprise applications…

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Cross-Border Data Management and Cybersecurity: Walking the Tightrope of Compliance and Business Efficiency

Guest Author: Jordan L. Fischer, Esq., Co-Founder & Managing Partner of XPAN Law Group, LLC Technology is changing rapidly, correlating in an increasing amount of data collected every second.  These technologies cross-borders and allow businesses to operate on a global scale, at…

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Cloud IGA: Built for Hybrid Reality

Conventionally, Identity Governance and Administration (IGA) products have been developed and deployed with a focus on on-premise IT systems and applications. While IAM leaders were still struggling with IGA solutions to deliver effective identity administration and access governance, the…

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Classification - the Intelligent Way to Ensure Strong Data Protection

As businesses are increasingly embracing the digital transformation, the volumes of information that a typical company has to collect, keep, transport and process is growing exponentially. Massive amounts of digital data are now being stored in various structured and unstructured formats…

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Jul 05, 2018: Patients, People and Things - Managing Identities in Healthcare

Digital transformation is a game changer in the health sector and a core requirement is better identity management. The need for improved security in modern medical facilities, the growing reliance on monitoring devices and support for millennials in their health outcome management, all…

Executive View

Executive View: Cayosoft Administrator v5 - 79000

Cayosoft Administrator is an integrated platform for management and automation of Active Directory and Office 365 environments, including hybrid deployments. The latest release adds new capabilities not available in native Microsoft tools, focusing on customers who have already completely…

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Executive View: Onegini Connect - 79031

Onegini provides a compelling solution for Consumer Identity and Access Management (CIAM). Onegini is headquartered in Europe and has global ambitions. They have expertise in EU regulations such as GDPR and PSD2. They are positioning their product as a CIAM solution for financial, health…

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Jun 26, 2018: Identity is Security: Avoiding the Pitfalls of an Authentication-Centric Security Architecture

The security landscape has changed in the recent decade, and the methods we used to protect our enterprise networks are no longer working. The network perimeter has dissipated, the adversary has become increasingly skilled at alternative methods to gain entry, and enterprise applications and…

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"Archive != Delete": Bring Back the Delete Button

Why does it seem to be getting harder to delete information online? GDPR will take effect in just a few days. GDPR empowers EU people to take control of their personal information. When in force, GDPR will mandate that companies and other organizations which control or process personal…

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How (Not) to Achieve Instant GDPR Compliance

With mere days left till the dreaded General Data Protection Regulation comes into force, many companies, especially those not based in the EU, still haven’t quite figured out how to deal with it. As we mentioned countless times earlier, the upcoming GDPR will profoundly change the way…

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Will Your Security Solutions Violate GDPR?

As the May 25th, 2018 GDPR enforcement date approaches, more and more companies are actively taking steps to find, evaluate, and protect the personally identifiable information (Personal Data) of EU persons. Organizations that do business with EU persons are conducting data protection impact…

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Whitepaper: Varonis - Daten kennen - 79028

Neue Regulierungen wie die Datenschutz-Grundverordnung (DSGVO) und die stetig wachsende Gefahr durch Cyber-Attacken führen zu einem hohen Druck auf Unternehmen. Es gibt aber auch Chancen, wenn man versteht, wo die wirklich wertvollen Daten liegen und sich darauf fokussiert, diese Daten…

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IAM for a Microservices World: Securing Agile IT

Ten years ago, for the second EIC, we published a report and survey on the intersection of IAM and SOA (in German language). The main finding back then was that most businesses don’t secure their SOA approaches adequately, if at all. Ten years later, we are talking Microservices.…

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IAM as Microservices: It’s About Flexibility and Agility

Since I’m observing the IAM business, it has been under constant change. However, there is a change on its way that is bigger than many of the innovations we have seen over the past decade. It is IAM adopting the architectural concept of microservices. This will have a massive impact…

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Martin Kuppinger - Microservices Architectures: Making IAM Hybrid

In recent times, an increasing number of vendors announced a migration of their products towards microservices architectures. Some renovate their existing on premises IAM tools, others build new solutions with a new architectural approach. Factually, the idea isn’t that new, but the…

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European Identity & Cloud Awards Ceremony

European Identity & Cloud Awards Ceremony

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Prof. Dr. Heiko Beier - Is it Facebook's End Game? Why Social Networks as we know them Today will not Survive

The real problem behind the recent Facebook scandal is not primarily that a company like Cambridge Analytica has "gained" access to the personal information of millions of Facebook users and misused them for political manipulation. It is the business model of social networks itself: Letting…

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Ian Glazer - Our Secret Strengths: The Skills of an Identity Professional

An identity and access management professional is more than just her knowledge of federation protocols, her ability to build user provisioning policies, or her talent in deploying social sign-up. Although we inherently know that it takes other skills to be a successful identity…

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Naresh Persaud - How to Enable Trust with Interoperable & Shared Credentials

The focus of digital identity for consumers and enterprise is to remove silos, minimize redundant effort, enable better collaboration and provide a foundation for regulatory compliance. The challenge is that shared credentials for both commercial and public-sector organizations will require…

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Dr. Torsten George - Zero Trust: Solving IT Security’s Identity Crisis

Although companies are constantly increasing their cybersecurity budgets, this does not seem to help much: each day we learn about new large-scale data breaches. Considering that over 80% of hacking-related breaches leverage compromised user credentials, it’s mindboggling why so many…

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Joy Chik - Planning for Tomorrow: Connecting Identities for People, Processes, and Things

Social, economic and technological changes are creating urgent new requirements for enterprise identity that enable interconnected digital systems. These new use cases require a governance framework that is consistent, integrated and efficiently managed. It also needs to provide increased…

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Tim Hobbs - What Connects DevOps & IAM

IAM products are highly configurable systems tailored to the diverse needs of customer environments and applications. Modern applications require short development cycles and IAM systems that can be adjusted at the same pace. Modern data centers are configuration-driven, resilient…

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Jeff Jonas - Do you Know What You Know About the Data Subject?

GDPR obligates organizations to provide data subjects with access to their personal data. To comply, companies must be able to answer a seemingly innocuous but frighteningly difficult question: What do we know about the data subject? Further, organizations must respond to Data Subject…

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Patrick Parker - The AI and Robotic Process Automation Revolution and the Upcoming Redesign of IAM

The AI and Robotic Process Automation revolutions are in full swing with record growth in both sectors as well as an explosion of new startups in this space. Not to be left behind, existing vendors are rushing to heed the call of AI and automation by sprucing up there existing product…

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Jason Rose - Realizing the full potential of Consumer Identity

Customer Experience is Everything and Everything is Digital. Digital transformation is now the center of marketing, advertising and sales strategy across every industry and region, with today’s consumers demanding a seamless and relevant experience across online and offline channels…

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Martin Kuppinger - The Future Model of Identity: Blockchain ID and the Digital Transformation

Distributed Ledger Technologies ("Blockchain") are the foundation for the most disruptive changes to business we are either already observing or that are on the road to becoming a reality. Based on these technologies, both new business models and fundamental changes to established models…

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Prof. Dr. Hans Ulrich Buhl - Unchaining Blockchain

Blockchain is much more than the technology behind its still most successful application – the Bitcoin. One of its key attributes is the immutable storage of information. Besides other applications, this enables trustful online business between two or more individuals – without…

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Ralf Oestereich - We will Disrupt You

We will Disrupt You - Are AI, Blockchain, IoT a Blessing or Curse for an Insurance Company?

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Drs. Jacoba C. Sieders - Digital Identities and Blockchain: Experiments and Use Cases @ ABNAMRO

ABNAMRO runs over 30 blockchain experiments, also involving digital identity capabilities. Co-operation has been set –up across various coalitions, and use cases are running a lot wider than just the banking and payments industry. Academia, building-, and shipping industries are also…

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Doc Searls - How Customers Will Lead Companies to GDPR Compliance and Beyond

Nearly all advice on GDPR compliance is about what companies can do for other companies, or companies can do for themselves. There isn't much on what customers can do for companies, which may turn out to be the biggest help of all. That’s because customers are going to get more power…

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Kim Cameron - The Laws of Identity on the Blockchain

Keynote at the European Identity & Cloud Conference 2018

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Dr. Sridhar Muppidi - Identity Meets Fraud Protection to Establish Digital Trust

In this session, we will introduce a framework to establish digital trust based on capabilities from fraud protection and Identity. This will quickly and transparently establish a trusted, frictionless digital relationship for your customers, employees, and business partners. The session…

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Mo Ahddoud - SGN Securing Shared Credentials at The Heart of Digital Transformation

The future of IT security will depend on CISOs who are brave enough to build a new security model that is both innovative and unconventional. Gas distribution company, SGN, is blazing a trail that every company can follow. As a UK, critical infrastructure company SGN’s cloud-first…

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Christopher Spanton - Blockchain and the Business of Identity

Identity and Access Management (IAM) within an enterprise environment presents complex challenges for any business. While new technologies, such as blockchain, have the potential to help solve some of these challenges, today bringing blockchain into solution oriented discussions can merely…

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Lukas Praml - Your Mobile Identity: Blockchain Ain't no Swiss Army Knife

Digital identity solutions are very wide spread and everybody is using them on a day to day basis. Mainly it can be distinguished between state issued IDs/eIDs which lack usability and are therefore not as successful as hoped and self-claimed or self-established eIDs (sometimes stored in…

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Carmine Auletta - Identity & Digital Trust

Trust is essential for a society to function. It’s even more critical in a digital society where transactions take place between parties that can only rely on each other supplied digital Identity. eIDAS Regulation provides – for the first time – a clear, universal and…

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Eve Maler - The Evolution of Identity and its Importance for our Digital Lives

Identity is as old as mankind and adapted very well to its changing environments. From a simple look that determines who you are to a high frequency of multi-factor vehicle-to-vehicle authentication in autonomous driving - with Digital Transformation, Identity in digital form has become the…

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Jackson Shaw - Fire Safety and Cyber-Security – Smoke Detectors are Not Enough

It takes most businesses over 6 months to detect a breach on their network. And while smoke detectors are proven to halve the death rate by fire, saving thousands of lives each year, detection is sometimes too late to prevent many buildings from burning to the ground. So imagine if it…

Executive View

Executive View: StealthDEFEND® - 70366

Cyber-attacks often involve a complex process, including an insider threat element, which exploits compromised or illicit user credentials to gain access to data. StealthDEFEND is the real time file and data threat analytics component of the STEALTHbits’ Data Access Governance Suite. 

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Executive View: Pirean Consumer IAM Platform - 70223

In today’s modern digital environments, organizations need an IAM solution that can span the breadth of employees, consumers, and citizens. Pirean's Access: One provides a single point of access and control that can meet these need with support for secure mobility and flexible workflows.

Webinar

Jun 07, 2018: Cloud IGA: Built for Hybrid Reality

Conventionally, Identity Governance and Administration (IGA) products have been developed and deployed with a focus on on-premise IT systems and applications. While IAM leaders were still struggling with IGA solutions to deliver effective identity administration and access governance, the…

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Some Perspective on Self-Sovereign Identity

Identity isn't hard when you don't always use it. For example, here in the natural world we are anonymous—literally, nameless—in most of our public life, and this is a handy thing. Think about it: none of us walks down the street wearing a name badge, and it would be strange to…

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Without Prosecution, There Is No Protection

The Equifax data breach saga continues to unfold. In late 2017, the company admitted it had suffered significant data loss starting in March of last year. There were likely multiple data theft events over a number of months. At some point in May, they notified a small group of customers but…

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Jun 12, 2018: Classification - the Intelligent Way to Ensure Strong Data Protection

As businesses are increasingly embracing the digital transformation, the volumes of information that a typical company has to collect, keep, transport and process is growing exponentially. Massive amounts of digital data are now being stored in various structured and unstructured formats…

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BAIT: Clearer Guidelines as a Basis for More Effective Implementation

If legal laypersons (as I am) read legal texts and regulations, they often miss clear and obligatory guidelines on how to implement them in practice. This is not least due to the fact that laws are generally designed to last and are not directly geared to concrete measures. This type of…

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Acing the Upcoming GDPR Exam

With only weeks to go until the EU GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) takes effect on May 25th, global businesses are scrambling to figure out how to avoid the hefty fines that loom for companies failing to achieve compliance. Sanctions for non-compliance are very severe with…

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2018 – the Turning Point for Social Networks

The Facebook data privacy story continues to be in the headlines this week. For many of us in IT, this event is not really a surprise. The sharing of data from social media is not a data breach, it’s a business model. Social media developers make apps (often as quizzes and games) that…

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Whitepaper: Pirean: Orchestrated Identity for Meeting IAM & CIAM Requirements -70225

Identity and Access Management (IAM) for employees and partners is a foundational element in all digital environments today.  Consumer Identity and Access Management (CIAM) systems and services provide new technical capabilities for organizations to know their customers better. …

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PSEUDO WHAT AND GDPR?

GDPR comes into force on May 25th this year, the obligations from this are stringent, the penalties for non-compliance are severe and yet many organizations are not fully prepared. There has been much discussion in the press around the penalties under GDPR for data breaches.…

Executive View

Executive View: UNIFY Identity Broker - 70263

With today's ever-growing IT requirements for integrations between identity sources, applications and services whether on-premise, the cloud, or hybrid environments, an advanced identity provider service is required to bridge these disparate technologies. UNIFY Solutions overcomes these…

Leadership Brief

Leadership Brief: Marketing Chatbots and GDPR - 79026

Chatbots are a recent trend in marketing automation, designed to enhance customers’ digital journeys and elicit more information from consumers. This report evaluates the impact of GDPR will have on the use of chatbots and provides an overview of topics to be considered in order to…

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Holistic Approach to Cyber Risk Governance in the GDPR Era

Pressured by the Digital Transformation, corporate networks are becoming increasingly complex, spanning across multiple geographical locations and technology platforms. Unfortunately, even as companies are becoming more open to the outside world, different business units within the same…

Webinar

Apr 10, 2018: Acing the Upcoming GDPR Exam

With only weeks to go until the EU GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) takes effect on May 25th, global businesses are scrambling to figure out how to avoid the hefty fines that loom for companies failing to achieve compliance. Sanctions for non-compliance are very severe with…

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Dr. Karsten Kinast - Preparing for GDPR: Key Aspects and Best Practices for Financial Services

The EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will be implemented in May 2018. It replaces the Data Protection Directive 95/46/EC and was designed to harmonize data privacy laws across Europe, to protect and empower all EU citizens data privacy and to reshape the way organizations across…

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Matthias Reinwarth - You Are Here! Assessing Your Organisation‘s GDPR Readiness

Presentation at the Digital Finance World 2018 in Frankfurt, Germany

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Ivana Bartoletti - Meeting the GDPR Transparency Requirements in Digital Finance

Presentation at the Digital Finance World 2018 in Frankfurt, Germany

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Guido Scholz - GDPR Is Not Only Law, It Is Also a Trusted Relationships with Customers

Presentation at the Digital Finance World 2018 in Frankfurt, Germany

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Best Practices and Essential Tools for GDPR Compliance

Join this KuppingerCole webinar to get practical, straightforward advice on how to prepare for GDPR, including: Devising and maintaining a plan to detect a data breach, Properly documenting evidence of compliance for auditors, Evaluating the effectiveness of your…

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Martin Kuppinger - 2018 - The Year of Disruption: Why the Finance Business Will Never Be the Same Again

The year 2018 brings major changes to the financial industry. Two disruptive regulations (PSD2 and GDPR) come into effect early in the year and will have a far-reaching impact. Their implementation can be a challenge, but through these directives new opportunities will be created.…

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Make Things Happen Rather Than Watch Things Happen With Vendor-Provided Compliance Solutions

In May 2017, my fellow KuppingerCole analyst Mike Small published the Executive Brief research document entitled “Six Key Actions to Prepare for GDPR” (then and now free to download). This was published almost exactly one year before the GDPR takes full effect and outlines six…

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Whitepaper: GDPR Herausforderungen mit Delphix meistern - 70368

Mit der neuen Datenschutz-Grundverordnung (GDPR) führt die EU strenge Kontrollen bezüglich der Verarbeitung personenbezogener Daten von EU-Bürgern sowie hohe Geldstrafen bei Nicht-Einhaltung eben dieser ein. Die Compliance der Grundverordnung erfordert kostenintensive…

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Whitepaper: Meeting GDPR Challenges with Delphix - 70368

GDPR introduces stringent controls over the processing of PII relating to people resident in the EU with high penalties for non-compliance.  Compliance requires costly controls that can be justified for processing of PII with direct business benefits.  However, using PII for…

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GDPR and Financial Services – Imperatives and Conflicts

Over the past months two major financial services regulations have come into force. These are the fourth money laundering directive (4AMLD) and the Second Payment Services Directive (PSD II). In May this year the EU General Data Protection Regulation will be added. Organizations within the…

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EBA Rules out Secure Open Banking?

On January 30th in London I attended a joint workshop between OpenID and the UK Open Banking community that was facilitated by Don Thibeau of OIX. This workshop included an update from Mike Jones on the work being done by OpenID and from Chris Michael Head of Technology, OBIE on UK Open…

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Successful IAM Projects Are Not a Rocket Science – if You Do It Right

While we still regularly see and hear about IAM (Identity & Access Management) projects that don’t deliver to the expectations or are in trouble, we all see and hear about many projects that ran well. There are some reasons for IAM projects being more complex than many other IT…

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Free Tools That Can Save Millions? We Need More of These

When IT visionaries give presentations about the Digital Transformation, they usually talk about large enterprises with teams of experts working on exciting stuff like heterogeneous multi-cloud application architectures with blockchain-based identity assurance and real-time behavior…

Webinar

Mar 15, 2018: Holistic Approach to Cyber Risk Governance in the GDPR Era

As we are getting closer to the dreaded May 25th deadline, when the General Data Protection Regulation will come into force, many companies are still struggling with implementing effective risk assurance programs that constitute a key requirement for any sensible cybersecurity and compliance…

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UK Open Banking – Progress and Challenges

On January 13th, 2018 a new set of rules for banking came into force that open up the market by allowing new companies to offer electronic payment services. These rules follow from the EU Directive 2015/2366 of 25 November 2015 that is commonly referred to as Payment Services Directive II…

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Mar 08, 2018: Best Practices and Essential Tools for GDPR Compliance

With just over three months until the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) comes into force in the European Union, many organizations are still struggling to prepare for the new regulation.

Executive View

Executive View: RSA SecurID® Access - 70323

RSA SecurID Access is an integrated offering for Adaptive Authentication, supporting a broad range of different authentication methods on virtually any type of endpoint and integration to a large range of on-premises applications and cloud services. It supports context-aware authentication…

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Decentralized Identity 101: What It Is and Why It Matters

Guest Author: Vinny Lingham, CEO, Civic Technologies Bitcoin. Blockchain. Crypto. Decentralization. Tokens. A lot of buzzwords have emerged alongside the rise of blockchain technology. Yet, there is often a lack of context about what those terms actually mean and the impact they will have. [...]

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