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European Identity & Cloud Conference 2019

Come to the place where the Digital Transformation is happening. The European Identity & Cloud Conference, held from May 14-17, 2019, offers a mixture of best practice discussions, visionary presentations, and networking opportunities with a future-oriented community. More than 800 thought…

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Another Astounding Data Breach Hits the Confidence of Customers

The dust is still setting, but the information on this case currently available, which also includes the official press release, is worrying: Just this Friday, November 30, the hotel chain Marriott International announced that it has become the target of a hacker attack. Marriott's brand…

Advisory Note

Buyer’s Guide: Identity-as-a-Service (IDaaS) - 71526

Organizations need a detailed yet carefully guided and defensible approach to evaluate Identity and Access Management Services (IDaaS). This document provides the required guidance and criteria necessary for evaluating IDaaS providers and supporting the request for proposal (RFP) processes.…

Webcast

How to Handle Consent to Be Compliant With the GDPR and the Upcoming ePrivacy Regulation

GDPR is here to stay and the new ePrivacy regulation is on the horizon, but many organizations are still not yet in full state of compliance. A core requirement for compliance with GDPR is the concept of “consent,” which is fairly new for most data controllers. Now, with the…

Executive View

Executive View: FSP Identity Governance & Administration Suite ORG - 79050

Die FSP Identity Governance & Administration Suite ORG ist eine Lösung zur Verwaltung des Identitäts- und Zugriffslebenszyklus und bedient somit den Markt für Identity Provisioning und Access Governance, gerade in stark regulierten Branchen. Ein besonderer Vorteil des…

Whitepaper

Whitepaper: SailPoint: Governance for all data: Get a grip on unstructured data - 79046

While many businesses have solutions for managing and reviewing access at a coarse-grain, cross-system level in place as part of their Identity & Access Governance solutions, they lack an integrated approach for governing access to unstructured data. However, for mitigating access risks…

Webcast

Customer Identity Access Management (CIAM): Creating the Foundations for User Focused Digital Business, GDPR Compliant

Digital Business Transformation is a continuous process that affects all areas of doing business, with technology finally getting the right focus: The customer and his/her experience with your business. It is now all about providing that ultimate Frictionless CX (customer experience) so…

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Consumer Identity World (CIW) USA 2018 - Report

Fall is Consumer Identity Season at KuppingerCole, just in time for holiday shopping. Last week we kicked off our 2018 tour in Seattle. The number of attendees and sponsors was well up over last year, indicating the significant increase in interest in the Consumer Identity and Access…

Webinar

Nov 06, 2018: How to Handle Consent to Be Compliant With the GDPR and the Upcoming ePrivacy Regulation

GDPR is here to stay and the new ePrivacy regulation is on the horizon, but many organizations are still not yet in full state of compliance. A core requirement for compliance with GDPR is the concept of “consent,” which is fairly new for most data controllers. Now, with the GDPR regulation…

Webcast

Digital Identities in the Internet of Things - Securely Manage Devices at Scale

The Internet of Things is disrupting all industries and use cases; from customer IoT, to Industrial IoT. Companies are forced to become more innovative with their products whilst their services are being, or will be, digitized. Top drivers of this digitization are eroding margins and…

Executive View

Executive View: Evidian Identity & Access Manager - 70872

With the continually evolving security requirements and challenges IT faces today, the capabilities of IAM must also advance to keep up. Evidian meets these modern IAM requirements by integrating Identity Governance and Administration, and Analytics & Intelligence into their IAM suite.

Webcast

Privilege Management From the Cloud: Go or No-Go?

The digital transformation is changing the way we do business, and it is also changing the way we have to keep our increasingly complex IT infrastructure agile and flexible yet secure and compliant. Managing geographically dispersed cloud/hybrid environments and the privileged access to…

Webcast

Security and Governance in the Hybrid Multi-Cloud

Most organizations now use multiple cloud services as well as retaining some IT services on-premises, this multi-cloud hybrid environment creates many challenges for security and governance.

Executive View

Executive View: ViewDS Cobalt - 70851

ViewDS Cobalt is a cloud-architected identity platform flexible enough to support on-premises, cloud, and hybrid environments. With all aspects of the platform management fully accessible via APIs, Cobalt is uniquely positioned to support the automation and integration requirements of…

Webinar

Oct 02, 2018: Customer Identity Access Management (CIAM): Creating the Foundations for User Focused Digital Business, GDPR Compliant

Digital Business Transformation is a continuous process that affects all areas of doing business, with technology finally getting the right focus: The customer and his/her experience with your business. It is now all about providing that ultimate Frictionless CX (customer experience) so that…

Executive View

Executive View: Semperis Directory Services Protector for Active Directory - 79054

Active Directory provides critical identify infrastructure for the enterprise. Semperis offers Active Directory change monitoring and forest recovery products. The Semperis DS-Protector product support change monitoring and rollback for a broad set of AD infrastructure objects.

Executive View

Executive View: 1Kosmos BlockID - 79064

1Kosmos BlockID is one of the first commercial implementations of a blockchain-based identity solution that works for both consumers and employees. It is well thought-out and implements the fundamental concepts of Self Sovereign Identity. It integrates well with existing identity and…

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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: MinerEye Data Tracker - 79063

MinerEye DataTracker is an AI-based application that identifies, classifies, and tracks unstructured information. It creates cluster of similar content across data sources and analyzes information about classified data in those clusters, to triggers applications such as DLP, IRM and Access…

Executive View

Executive View: StealthINTERCEPT® - 70367

Cyber criminals regularly exploit vulnerabilities and poor practices around Microsoft Active Directory to obtain credentials that allow them to infiltrate organizational systems, cause damage and exfiltrate data.  This report describes StealthINTERCEPT, the real-time policy…

Webinar

Sep 25, 2018: Digital Identities in the Internet of Things - Securely Manage Devices at Scale

The Internet of Things is disrupting all industries and use cases; from customer IoT, to Industrial IoT. Companies are forced to become more innovative with their products whilst their services are being, or will be, digitized. Top drivers of this digitization are eroding margins and…

Executive View

Executive View: One Identity Safeguard - 79042

One Identity is one of the leading vendors in the field of IAM. With their recent acquisition of Balabit and the integration of their Privilege Management offerings into the Safeguard product portfolio, the company positions itself among the leaders in the Privilege Management market,…

Executive View

Executive View: RSA® Identity Governance and Lifecycle - 71052

RSA Identity Governance and Lifecycle is a complete solution for managing digital identities and their access, both inside and outside the enterprise. The RSA solution covers all aspects of governance from attestations to policy exceptions and identity lifecycle, from provisioning to…

Webcast

Active Directory Disaster Recovery

Active Directory has grown both in importance and complexity in recent years, with businesses have become increasingly dependent on AD for authentication and authorization of mobile workforce and cloud-based applications. The new AD usage landscape has introduced greater complexity to the…

Webinar

Sep 04, 2018: Security and Governance in the Hybrid Multi-Cloud

Most organizations now use multiple cloud services as well as retaining some IT services on-premises, this multi-cloud hybrid environment creates many challenges for security and governance.

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The Digital Transformation and the Role of the CISO

Cybersecurity needs to be at the heart of the digital transformation, but organisational models will have to evolve Cybersecurity is in the process of becoming an essential component of any organisation’s digital transformation journey. There is no way around this, especially as…

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Sep 06, 2018: Privilege Management From the Cloud: Go or No-Go?

The digital transformation is changing the way we do business, and it is also changing the way we have to keep our increasingly complex IT infrastructure agile and flexible yet secure and compliant. Managing geographically dispersed cloud/hybrid environments and the privileged access to…

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Blockchain, Identity, Trust and Governance

On June 15th, 2018 I attended an OIX Workshop in London on this subject. The workshop was led by Don Thibeau of the Open Identity Exchange and Distributed Ledger foundation and was held in the Chartered Accountants’ Hall, Moorgate Place, London.Blockchain and Distributed Ledger…

Webcast

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…

Webinar

Jul 12, 2018: Active Directory Disaster Recovery

Active Directory has grown both in importance and complexity in recent years, with businesses have become increasingly dependent on AD for authentication and authorization of mobile workforce and cloud-based applications. The new AD usage landscape has introduced greater complexity to the…

Leadership Compass

Leadership Compass: Access Governance & Intelligence - 71145

Leaders in innovation, product features, and market reach for access governance & Intelligence. Delivering the capabilities for managing access entitlements, always knowing the state of these, and enforcing access and SoD policies across heterogeneous IT environments on premises and in…

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…

Whitepaper

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…

Advisory Note

Architecture Blueprint: Access Governance and Privilege Management - 79045

Well-designed IAM/IAG-architectures establish real-time visibility of all accounts of a person, thereby closing a formerly intrinsic security gap. Bridging between established governance silos within organizations enables full enforcement of Segregation of Duties rules for both business and…

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Blockchain Identity – Success Factors and Challenges

When new things arrive, which are still in the pioneering stage and far from reaching maturity, there is always a lot of discussion. This is even more true for Blockchain Identity, where the massive hype around Blockchains, a long history of clever ideas failing, and a few interesting…

Webcast

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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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…

Webcast

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…

Webcast

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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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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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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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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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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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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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…

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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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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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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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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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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…

Executive View

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.

Executive View

Executive View: RadiantOne Federated Identity Suite - 70845

Radiant Logic’s federation suite evolves the directory to be a “single source of truth” about identity data in even the most complex hybrid enterprise. It provides an important building block at the center of an integrated identity management capability.

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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Whitepaper: Saviynt: IAM for the Hybrid Reality. Efficiently Managing On-Premise IT and the Cloud - 70364

Most organizations today run in a hybrid IT environment. However, their IAM solutions have repeatedly been built for the traditional on-premises IT. IAM needs to become a service that supports the hybrid IT infrastructure organizations run today. This whitepaper describes the paradigm…

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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. …

Executive View

Executive View: Microsoft Azure Information Protection - 72540

Microsoft Azure Information Protection creates a viable user experience for data classification and labeling of Office documents and emails. It enables sensitive data discovery; integrates data protection capabilities throughout Microsoft’s Azure, Office, and Windows environments; and…

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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…

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Azure Advanced Threat Protection: Securing Your Identities Right From the Cloud

Recently, Microsoft has announced general availability for another addition to their cybersecurity portfolio: Azure Advanced Threat Protection (Azure ATP for short) – a cloud-based service for monitoring and protecting hybrid IT infrastructures against targeted cyberattacks and…

Executive View

Excutive View: Axiomatics APS - 70346

Axiomatics provides a complete enterprise-grade dynamic authorization solution that can address an organization's breadth of access control needs. The Axiomatics Policy Server (APS) makes available a suite of tools and services to manage an Attribute Based Access Control (ABAC) policy…

Executive View

Excutive View: Imprivata - 71514

On October 24, 2017, Imprivata significantly enhanced their healthcare-focused enterprise SSO offering with Identity Provisioning and Access Governance capabilities acquired from Caradigm. With that offering they are broadening their portfolio while remaining focused on the healthcare…

Whitepaper

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…

Webcast

The Evolution of Identity Governance: From Basic Compliance to Federated Security Assurance

As the number of business applications across different platforms and environments is rapidly growing, the resulting complexity and heterogeneous nature of modern corporate IT infrastructures makes storing, analyzing and protecting this critical business information an incredibly…

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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…

Conference

Nov 20 - 22, 2018: Consumer Identity World APAC 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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Oct 29 - 31, 2018: Consumer Identity World EUROPE 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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Sep 19 - 21, 2018: Consumer Identity World USA 2018

The Consumer Identity World USA 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.

Executive View

Executive View: FSP Identity Governance & Administration Suite ORG - 70841

Die FSP Identity Governance & Administration Suite ist eine Lösung zur Verwaltung des Identitäts- und Zugriffslebenszyklus und bedient somit den Markt für Identity Provisioning und Access Governance, gerade in stark regulierten Branchen. Ein besonderer Vorteil des…

Webinar

Feb 20, 2018: The Evolution of Identity Governance: From Basic Compliance to Federated Security Assurance

Whenever people are talking about the Digital Transformation, they usually think about modern technologies like cloud computing. However, although adopting new technologies is important for staying relevant and competitive in the rapidly changing market, this transformation primarily…

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AWS re:Invent Impressions

This year’s flagship conference for AWS – the re:Invent 2018 in Las Vegas – has just officially wrapped. Continuing the tradition, it has been bigger than ever – with more than 50 thousand attendees, over 2000 sessions, workshops, hackathons, certification courses, a huge expo area, and, of course, tons of entertainment programs. Kudos to the organizers for pulling off an event of this scale – I can only imagine the amount of effort that went into it. I have to [...]

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