Identity Management Blog

If you’ve been on the Internet at all in the past few years, you’ve probably seen some hum or buzz about the “cloud” or “cloud-based” programs. It basically means hosting data through the Internet and not through physical hardware. This bypass of hardware results in more convenient (and unprecedented) enterprise solutions that have changed the way we do business.
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The transition to the cloud has disrupted and changed the way many industries and organizations do business, both inside and outside of the company. From employee interactions to personal at-home digital engagements, let’s face it: cloud technology has proven revolutionary. But no matter how progressive the cloud is, it’s useless unless we as users learn how to imbue proper security measures and ...
As more company business units explore and adopt Software as a Service (SaaS) solutions for their technology needs, IT security groups struggle to keep the “gathering clouds” from raining on their secured environment.  On the bright side, these organizations have a very strong security foundation in place for internally hosted applications. The challenge is simply to extend their secure identity ...
That is the position is set out to convince people of with my talk 'IDaaS: The Now Big Thing' at this years Cloud Identity Summit. Even with the words 'Cloud' and 'Identity' in the name of the conference, and even with a fairly friendly crowd, I knew that this would be a somewhat daunting challenge. 30 minutes is a short amount of time in which to make the case that IDaaS has better Security, ...
What does marketing have to do with cloud Identity Management?  Quite a bit, it seems. Last week, HMV (a European retailer) laid off 190 employees.  Among those being let go included Poppy Rose, the HMV "Community Manager" who happened to be in charge of their twitter account.  The result?  See for yourself...
A question with a million answers: Why are Identity & Access Management (IAM) integration costs so high?