Access Management

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Cyber Access Summit 2020

Willkommen zum Cyber Access Summit (CAS) 2020! Gestalten Sie die Zukunft der digitalen Transformation und diskutieren Sie mit Kollegen und Branchenexperten. Das Programm des deutschsprachigen Cyber Access Summit 2020 nimmt aktuelle Themen und Trends im Bereich des Identity und Access…

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Cybersecurity Leadership Summit 2020

In order to follow the footsteps of digital and technological advancements, have yourself prepared for the future and gain critical knowledge on emerging trends, KuppingerCole Analysts holds its second Cybersecurity Leadership Summit (#CSLS20) in Berlin, Germany, offering the remarkable…

Webcast

Working From Home Is Not Secure Without an Effective IAM

The past few months have not only been disruptive to business models, but also to the way many people work. Working from Home (WfH) is the new normal for many of us, but it comes with many challenges, for workers, for their managers, for the IT teams. One of the biggest challenges is…

Executive View

Executive View: NRI Secure Technologies: Uni-ID Libra 2.4 - 80161

Consumer Identity and Access Management (CIAM) is a rapidly growing market that offers a better user experience for the consumer and new challenges for the organization. NRI Secure’s Uni-ID Libra continues to innovate and provide the necessary components of a CIAM solution with a…

Webcast

Identity Für Alle – Nicht Nur Für Wenige: Identity Management Für Den Mittelstand

Die digitale Transformation ist eine globale Herausforderung für Unternehmen jeder Größe. Im Gegensatz zu großen Konzernen fehlt es kleinen und mittelständischen Unternehmen aber oft an Fachpersonal und finanziellen Ressourcen, um Transformationsprozessen und den…

Blog

Getting a Grip on Your Big Data – Informatica Announces Acquisition of Compact Solutions

Informatica just announced that they agreed to acquire Compact Solutions, a vendor of Enterprise Metadata Management with engineering and professional services being based out of Krakow, Poland. Compact Solutions core product is MetaDex, which enables full end-to-end visibility of data…

Executive View

Executive View: Symantec Identity Governance and Administration - 80324

In the absence of a secure external perimeter Identity and Access Management has become fundamental to protecting corporate digital assets.  Identity Governance and Administration includes two core elements of IAM - Identity Provisioning and Access Governance - that are essential to…

Blog

What's the Next Generation in PAM?

Before there were PAM solutions everyone was given access to privileged accounts with little regard or control as to who had access to them, when they had access and what they did with that access. As security breaches started to rise and compliance regulations were written it was obvious…

Webcast

Workforce Continuity in a Time of Crisis

It is not only in times of crisis like the current coronavirus pandemic that companies need to adapt and respond quickly to changing circumstances to provide workers with remote access and deal with onboarding and deprovisioning contingent workers. Continually changing and increasing…

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KuppingerCole Analyst Chat: Functionalities at the Core of a Privileged Account Management System

Paul Fisher and Matthias Reinwarth continue talking about privileged access management, discussing the core capabilities of modern PAM solutions.

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Minimizing Security Impacts of a Growing Remote Workforce

Many organisations are implementing remote working policies and need to quickly support an unprecedented increase in the number of remote employees. However, an expanding remote workforce can significantly increase the attack surface and have changed the threat model of the…

Webcast

The Future of Privileged Access Management and Reducing Risk for Modern Digital Enterprises

While Privileged Access Management (PAM) must still fulfill its core function of protecting privileged accounts, the next generation of PAM solutions can do so much more for your organization. As organizations embrace cloud, hybrid-IT, DevOps, remote working, digital workplaces, RPA and…

Webcast

KuppingerCole Analyst Chat: PAM - What are Privileged Accounts

Matthias Reinwarth and Paul Fisher launch a new series of talks about privileged access management.

Executive View

Executive View: ManageEngine PAM360 - 80140

In the last few years PAM has evolved into a set of targeted technologies that addresses some of the most urgent areas of business security in a period of rapid technological change. Digital transformation, Cloud, and Hybrid IT environments are putting new demands on PAM and vendors are…

Executive View

Executive View: Hitachi ID Privileged Access Manager - 80142

Hitachi ID is a global IAM software provider. It offers Hitachi ID Privileged Access Manager (HiPAM) as its primary offering for the PAM market, along with the complementary Identity Manager and Password Manager products. In the last few years PAM has evolved into a set of targeted…

Webcast

Redefining IAM: Harnessing AI to Identify Risk at the Speed of Change

In an increasingly complex and rapidly changing business, IT and regulatory environment, traditional approaches to identity governance must evolve to keep up with the rate of change. Given the dynamic nature of today’s business, managing entitlements and conducting access reviews have…

Blog

The Role of Identity in Business Continuity Planning

When it’s “business as usual”, it seems strange to think about disruptions and disasters. With competing priorities and the pressure of everyday demands, planning for worst-case scenarios can feel alarmist and macabre. But as anyone experienced in disaster preparedness will…

Webinar

Jun 30, 2020: Workforce Continuity in a Time of Crisis

It is not only in times of crisis like the current coronavirus pandemic that companies need to adapt and respond quickly to changing circumstances to provide workers with remote access and deal with onboarding and deprovisioning contingent workers.

Executive View

Executive View: Microsoft Azure Active Directory - 80401

From small businesses to large enterprises, organizations today require a solid foundation for their Identity and Access Management (IAM) services. These services are increasingly delivered as cloud services or IDaaS (Identity as a Service). Microsoft Azure Active Directory (Azure AD)…

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Microsoft Adding New Capabilities to Azure Active Directory

Over the past years, Microsoft has spent significant effort to make Azure Active Directory (Azure AD) the central platform for identities in Microsoft environments and beyond. Microsoft now announced several new capabilities that help to support further use cases. New features in Azure AD…

Executive View

Executive View: Ilantus Compact Identity - 80177

IAM is a complex challenge for businesses, comprising of various capabilities such as IGA (Identity Governance & Administration), Access Management, and Privileged Access Management. Deployment is shifting towards flexible models supporting a range of deployment options, including IDaaS…

Executive View

Executive View: Thycotic Access Controller - 80406

Thycotic is one of the world’s leading providers of Privileged Access Management (PAM) solutions. In the last few years PAM has evolved into a set of targeted technologies that addresses some of the most urgent areas of business security in a period of rapid technological change.…

Executive View

Executive View: Symantec Privileged Access Manager - 80331

Privileged Access Management (PAM) solutions are critical cybersecurity controls that address the security risks associated with the use of privileged access in organizations and companies. This report describes how Symantec Privileged Access Management meets these challenges.

Executive View

Executive View: Nexis Controle 3.4 - 80158

Nexis Controle 3.4 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.

Executive View

Executive View: One Identity Manager - 80310

One Identity Manager is one of the leading Identity and Access Governance (IAG) solutions. It builds on a sophisticated, consistent concept which allows for intuitive user experience, rapid customization and easy deployment. One Identity Manager is offering a rich toolset and framework to…

Leadership Brief

Leadership Brief: How to Get Rid of Passwords - Today - 80234

The IT security community has long recognized that passwords are a problem because they are easily cracked or compromised and are ultimately susceptible to human failings. This leadership brief looks how organizations can improve overall security by addressing their reliance on passwords…

Webinar

Jul 02, 2020: Identity Für Alle – Nicht Nur Für Wenige: Identity Management Für Den Mittelstand

Die digitale Transformation ist eine globale Herausforderung für Unternehmen jeder Größe. Im Gegensatz zu großen Konzernen fehlt es kleinen und mittelständischen Unternehmen aber oft an Fachpersonal und finanziellen Ressourcen, um Transformationsprozessen und den notwendigen technischen…

Webinar

Jun 18, 2020: The Future of Privileged Access Management and Reducing Risk for Modern Digital Enterprises

While Privileged Access Management (PAM) must still fulfill its core function of protecting privileged accounts, the next generation of PAM solutions can do so much more for your organization. As organizations embrace cloud, hybrid-IT, DevOps, remote working, digital workplaces, RPA and…

Whitepaper

Whitepaper: IAM: Globalization & Large-Scale Enterprise - 80130

Identity and Access Management (IAM) has never been more important or challenging in the face of a rapidly changing business, regulatory and IT environment. This is especially true for multinational companies that must comply with an ever-increasing number of security and privacy…

Leadership Compass

Leadership Compass: Privileged Access Management - 80088

Privileged Access Management (PAM) is one of the most important areas of risk management and security in any organization. Privileged accounts have traditionally been given to administrators to access critical data and applications. But, changing business practices, hybrid IT, cloud and…

Webinar

Jun 25, 2020: Minimizing Security Impacts of a Growing Remote Workforce

Many organisations are implementing remote working policies and need to quickly support an unprecedented increase in the number of remote employees.

Webcast

Digital Identities & Healthcare IAM: Balancing Efficiency in Clinical Workflows and the Need for Security & Privacy

IAM infrastructure is becoming increasingly critical to the business success of healthcare providers. This is driven in the first instance by digitization and connectivity of everything and the inevitable efforts of cyber-criminals to compromise the newly connected assets. At the same time,…

Virtual Event

Jul 07, 2020: Privileged Access Management (PAM) for Your Enterprise

In this virtual event, KuppingerCole and other top experts in the industry will present crucial information on why companies need PAM and how PAM works best to prevent security breaches and credential thefts through defining and implementing the right strategy.

Webinar

May 28, 2020: Redefining IAM: Harnessing AI to Identify Risk at the Speed of Change

In an increasingly complex and rapidly changing business, IT and regulatory environment, traditional approaches to identity governance must evolve to keep up with the rate of change. Given the dynamic nature of today’s business, managing entitlements and conducting access reviews have become…

Webcast

KuppingerCole Analyst Chat: Making IAM Projects Succeed - The Importance of Project Management

Matthias Reinwarth and Graham Williamson are talking about managing IAM projects properly.

Webcast

Why IAM From the Cloud is the New Normal

Martin Kuppinger explains the benefits of Identity and Access Management delivered from the cloud.

Webcast

The Security & Identity Challenges of Modern IT: Agile IT & DevOps Done Right & Secure

Security and identity must evolve in order to support today’s IT. While traditional IT appears being rather simple to secure, current security risks necessitate a greater degree of agility: shifting to DevOps paradigms, implementing a CI/CD chain, running services in hybrid cloud…

Webcast

KuppingerCole Analyst Chat: Making IAM Projects Succeed - Why You Need a Solution Architecture

Matthias Reinwarth and Graham Williamson are talking about designing an IAM project architecture.

Executive View

Executive View: Hitachi ID IAM Suite - 80399

Enterprise IAM suites today need to meet an ever-growing list of IT requirements, which includes process automation, self-service, and identity-related administration and governance capabilities. Hitachi ID offers a well-integrated all-in-one IAM package that can meet these enterprise…

Whitepaper

Whitepaper: Enhanced Privilege Access Management Solutions - 80176

Privileged Access Management (PAM) is one of the most important areas of risk management and security in any organization. Changing business practices, agile software development and digital transformation has meant that PAM solutions need an enhanced set of features to reduce the risk of…

Webcast

IAM Projects Stalling – Too Tools-centric

Martin Kuppinger explains the reasons why so many Identity and Access Management projects can stall or even fail.

Webcast

IAM Projects Stalling – Too Big to Win

Martin Kuppinger explains the reasons why so many Identity and Access Management projects can stall or even fail.

Executive View

Executive View: Micro Focus Access Manager - 80311

The Micro Focus Access Manager counts amongst the established and mature solutions for Web Access Management and Identity Federation. Micro Focus is continuously improving the product, leveraging new technology and remaining responsive to client requirements for an agile and comprehensive…

Executive View

Executive View: CyberArk Privilege Cloud - 80122

Privileged Access Management (PAM) has evolved into a set of technologies that addresses some of the most urgent areas of cybersecurity today against a backdrop of digital transformation and industrial change. CyberArk Privilege Cloud is an as-a-service solution designed to protect and…

Blog

KuppingerCole Analyst Chat - Our New Regular Podcast

Today we're officially launching KuppingerCole Analyst Chat - our new soon-to-be-regular audio podcast. In the pilot episode Martin Kuppinger and I are discussing Identity & Access Management challenges so many are facing now while having to work from home. At the moment, you can…

Virtual Event

May 12, 2020: Identity Fabrics & the Future of Identity Management

With this Virtual Event, KuppingerCole will help you in defining a step-by-step approach to migrate from your legacy IAM to a future-proof Identity Fabric.

Webinar

Jul 09, 2020: Working From Home Is Not Secure Without an Effective IAM

The past few months have not only been disruptive to business models, but also to the way many people work. Working from Home (WfH) is the new normal for many of us, but it comes with many challenges, for workers, for their managers, for the IT teams. One of the biggest challenges is finding…

Webcast

Identity & Access Management Challenges - Work From Home Edition

Welcome to the pilot issue of the KuppingerCole Analyst Chat - our soon-to-be-regular podcast. Stay tuned for more episodes!

Whitepaper

Whitepaper: AI, Machine learning and Privileged Access Management - 80120

Choosing a PAM solution has become a complex, and potentially time consuming, decision for modern organizations but one they must get right. If trends such as customer identities or privileged accounts used by DevOps are to be managed securely, then the final purchasing decision rests on…

Webinar

Apr 21, 2020: AI Governance From a Practical Perspective

How can you ensure that your Artificial Intelligence project does not become a liability? An improper implementation, a socially insensitive data label, or negligent data management can easily lead to an auditing nightmare. What are the best practices to safely utilize and govern AI?

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5G and Identity

5G Identity and Authentication 5G is the next generation of cellular mobile communications intended to support the massive increase in capacity and connectivity that will be required for the future cloud of things and to provide the enhanced bandwidth needed for new mobile data…

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Modernizing IAM Solutions Leveraging New Operating Models With the KuppingerCole Identity Fabric

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Modernizing IAM solutions leveraging new operating models with the KuppingerCole Identity Fabric

Learn more about Legacy IAM and how to modernize IAM solutions leveraging new operating models with the KuppingerCole Identity Fabric.

Webcast

The Perils of Today’s Approach on Access Governance: Start Protecting Data at Source

Protecting sensitive, valuable data is a must for every organization. Ever-increasing cyber-attacks and ever-tightening regulations mandate businesses to take action. Unfortunately, the common approaches of IGA (Identity Governance and Administration) that focus on managing static…

Executive View

Executive View: Atos DirX Identity - 80166

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

Leadership Brief

Leadership Brief: What to Consider When Evaluating Decentralized Identity? - 80451

Decentralized identity solutions that meet a range of enterprise use cases are on the market. Being a discerning consumer means knowing the right questions to ask. This Leadership Brief guides you through the critical aspects of decentralized identity solutions that are relevant to…

Webcast

Solving Problems in Privileged Access Management with Automation

While businesses race ahead with digital transformation, security and identity management are often being left behind. The complexity of modern organizations of all sizes has undermined the traditional concepts of privileged access management (PAM) and privileged account usage. Help desks…

Leadership Brief

Leadership Brief: 10 Top Trends in IAM - 80335

Digital identities are at the core of Digital Transformation, Information Security and Privacy. It has never been more important for enterprises to ensure they have the capability to manage identities effectively in a rapidly changing business, regulatory and IT environment. This Leadership…

Market Compass

Market Compass: Decentralized Identity: Blockchain ID & Self-Sovereign Identity Solutions - 80064

The KuppingerCole Market Compass provides an overview of product or service offerings in a certain market segment.  This Market Compass covers decentralized identity, specifically Blockchain Identity and Self-Sovereign Identity (SSI) solutions. This is a very dynamic space filled with…

Virtual Academy KC Master Class

Mar 18, 2020: Identity & Access Management (IAM) Essentials

In this KC Master Class you will get a deep understanding of the terms and concepts of Identity and Access Management (IAM). Our analysts will teach common use cases, the various types of technologies that are part of IAM, the interplay of IAM and other areas such as cybersecurity, IT…

Advisory Note

Advisory Note: Trends in Privileged Access Management for the Digital Enterprise - 71273

Privileged Access Management (PAM) is one of the most important areas of risk management and security in any organization. Privileged accounts have traditionally been given to administrators to access critical data and applications. But, changing business practices, agile software…

Executive View

Executive View: Google's Cloud Identity - 80326

Identity as a Service (IDaaS) is fast becoming the new face of Identity and Access Management (IAM) with several vendors now delivering cloud based IAM services to support the growth in cloud-based applications in the enterprise. Google’s Cloud Identity provides access to many popular…

Webinar

May 07, 2020: Digital Identities & Healthcare IAM: Balancing Efficiency in Clinical Workflows and the Need for Security & Privacy

IAM infrastructure is becoming increasingly critical to the business success of healthcare providers. This is driven in the first instance by digitization and connectivity of everything and the inevitable efforts of cyber-criminals to compromise the newly connected assets. At the same time,…

Leadership Brief

Leadership Brief: Leveraging Identity Fabrics on your way towards cloud based IAM - 80501

Executive View

Executive View: PlainID Policy Manager - 80315

PlainID Policy Manager aims to be the single source of truth for all entitlements, coarse- or fine-grained in your enterprise, controlling secure access  across  all identities, systems, and applications with the help of centrally managed business-focused policies.

Executive View

Executive View: PingAccess - 80323

With the rising complexity of IT environments and the many integration points to consider, PingAccess provides a flexible architecture that includes Web and API Access Management, whether on-premises or in the cloud. Combining PingFederate with PingAccess offers a complete Web Access…

Blog

Taking One Step Back: The Road to Real IDaaS and What IAM Really Is About

Shifting IAM to Modern Architecture and Deployment Models There is a lot of talk about IDaaS (Identity as a Service) these days, as the way to do IAM (Identity and Access Management). There are also fundamental changes in technology, such as the shift to containers (or even serverless) and…

Webcast

Improve Security With Critical Infrastructures Requirements

Organizations or institutions that are essential for the public are called Critical Infrastructures (KRITIS = “Kritische Infrastrukturen”). As such, they are subject to comprehensive and strict legal regimes consisting of laws and regulations. Their failure or significant…

Webinar

Mar 03, 2020: Solving Problems in Privileged Access Management with Automation

While businesses race ahead with digital transformation, security and identity management are often being left behind. The complexity of modern organizations of all sizes has undermined the traditional concepts of privileged access management (PAM) and privileged account usage. Help desks…

Whitepaper

Whitepaper: Healthcare IAM: Enhance the Clinical Workflow - 80163

The Healthcare sector faces the common challenges of all businesses today: digital transformation, cyber-security, and increasingly stringent regulations. But Healthcare also has unique challenges because clinical operations depend on continual access to customers’ most sensitive…

Leadership Brief

Leadership Brief: Robotic Process Automation - 80333

Robotic Process Automation (RPA) is a type of automation technology with the potential to transform the way businesses operate by automating manual tasks within business processes by implementing (software) “robots” to perform these tasks instead of humans. This leadership brief…

Webinar

Apr 28, 2020: The Security & Identity Challenges of Modern IT: Agile IT & DevOps Done Right & Secure

Security and identity must evolve in order to support today’s IT. While traditional IT appears being rather simple to secure, current security risks necessitate a greater degree of agility: shifting to DevOps paradigms, implementing a CI/CD chain, running services in hybrid cloud…

Leadership Brief

Leadership Brief: IAM for Robotic Process Automation: How to Avoid Security Challenges - 80383

Robotic Process Automation (RPA) is one of the trending topics in today’s IT environments. RPA promises to automate manual tasks within business processes by implementing (software) “robots” that perform these tasks instead of humans. Such software robots must have a…

Webinar

Mar 10, 2020: The Perils of Today’s Approach on Access Governance: Start Protecting Data at Source

Protecting sensitive, valuable data is a must for every organization. Ever-increasing cyber-attacks and ever-tightening regulations mandate businesses to take action. Unfortunately, the common approaches of IGA (Identity Governance and Administration) that focus on managing static…

Virtual Academy KC Master Class

Feb 04, 2020: PAM for the 2020s

Attend this KC Master Class to learn how to protect privileged accounts of your company. Based on many years of experience, KuppingerCole Analysts will deliver practical knowledge on password management and automatic rotation, enforcement of the least privilege principle, vulnerability…

Blog

PAM Can Reduce Risk of Compliance Failure but Is Part of a Bigger Picture

The importance of privilege accounts to digital organizations and their appeal to cyber attackers has made Privilege Access Management (PAM) an essential component of an identity and access management portfolio. Quite often, customers will see this as purely as a security investment,…


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Imagining Future Regulations on AI – Similarities to the GDPR?

There are ongoing discussions from high-level expert groups from the EU Commission about what regulation of Artificial Intelligence – particularly the algorithms that process data – will look like. There is a high priority to not only create alignment with the GDPR but to add flexibility for future advancements so that a baseline level of data protection is always provided, even as new AI applications are implemented. There are many elements of the GDPR that are particularly worth [...]

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