Active Directory security is a critical infrastructure issue for almost all large global organizations, including those using identity-as-a-service (IDaaS) solutions. IDaaS deployments frequently synchronize cloud-based directory accounts or passwords from the premise-based AD installation. Or, even if the IDaaS (e.g.,… Continue reading
Security Architects Partners is circulating an IAM Top 5 Funding Drivers Survey. Note that it is still open and you’re welcome to add your response. Our goal is to eventually get enough responses to be able to slice and dice… Continue reading
FIDO, Finally, Almost: Passwordless authentication is now becoming a possible dream, thanks to the ongoing standards work at the Fast Identity Online (FIDO) Alliance and the collaboration between competitors, such as Microsoft and Google.
Sources: RSA Conference 2018 (upper figure),… Continue reading
Dan Beckett will be speaking Thursday at the following event. If desired, please register with the Meetup group at this link.
DATE and TIME:
Thursday, August 17, 2017
3:30 PM to 6:30 PM
Dave and Buster’s
13857… Continue reading
Digital identity’s center of gravity has shifted to customer-facing identity (CIAM). As we learned in the changing face of identity (part 1 of this post), effective CIAM is crucial.
Ian Glazer, who inspired my last two posts… Continue reading
Digital identity is the core of the digital transformation. It underpins sales and distribution, enables outreach to customer communities, and helps build business value chains. But organizations must traverse a minefield of threats, operational challenges, and compliance issues. As we… Continue reading
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
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