Dan Blum

Asking the Right Privacy-By-Design Questions at #CIWUSA17

Privacy-by-Design technical and business process engineering important for solving business GDPR compliance challenges. But the privacy issues and enforcement questions around GDPR are pretty complex. How should companies begin?

The Consumer Identity World conference will be starting in just a… Continue reading

Data Protection Thrives on a Comprehensive Approach to Security

Data protection requires effectively coordinating good practices across many security domains. It is actually a large subset of the overall security program. Take a look:


If you’re familiar with Security Architects Partners, you’ll know we’re both broad and deep in… Continue reading

An Enterprise Authorization Framework Requires Identity and Context

We recently completed a consulting engagement to create an authorization framework for a large financial services organization. As illustrated, the framework has three dimensions: Runtime authorization patterns, policy models, and governance structures.


The “runtime authorization patterns” describe the components, interfaces,… Continue reading