Identity and Access Management

August 05, 2020 IBM Raises Price on Software Support; Shoves Customers Toward the Cloud

IBM is changing the terms of its ubiquitous Passport Advantage agreement to remove entitled discounts on over 5,000 on-premises software products, resulting in an immediate price increase for IBM Software & Support (S&S) across its vast customer landscape.

July 10, 2020 Bomgar & BMC Team Up to Speed Trouble-Ticket Resolution

For organizations that experience time-sensitive incidents that must be resolved in the most optimal and efficient manner, Bomgar (Beyond Trust) and BMC Software may have the solution. The two vendors have teamed up to address a reduction in the time it takes to resolve problematic tickets and assist in lessening the impact of cyber threats to which all organizations are subjected.

April 15, 2020 Okta Partners With VMware Carbon Black, CrowdStrike, and Tanium

Okta announces its new partnerships with endpoint security vendors VMware Carbon Black, CrowdStrike, and Tanium. Integrating endpoint protection management analysis with Okta Verify’s user identity risk indicators, Okta Identity Cloud consolidates the information and creates a risk profile of the individual login attempt.

January 15, 2020 Avatier Releases AI Chatbot to Automate Common IAM Helpdesk Requests

Avatier, an IAM vendor, has developed an innovative solution for automating mundane IAM tasks: a chatbot called Apollo. Apollo is a great example of how ANI can enable simple task automation that ultimately frees up IT staff to tackle more pressing issues.

September 27, 2019 Symantec Leaves the Strongest Emotional Footprint in the IAM Space With Its Symantec VIP Product

Recent data released from SoftwareReviews' Identity Access Management (IAM) Customer Experience Report reveals Symantec VIP is performing above the rest when it comes to providing good customer service.

September 17, 2019 HID Now Supports Seos-Enabled Student IDs in Apple Wallet

HID officially announced its support of Seos-enabled IDs in Apple Wallet on August 13. This enables a more convenient and secure authentication process for iPhone users using HID technology.

August 20, 2019 PAM vs. IAM Confusion Is Leading Organizations to Miss Out on Vital PAM Capabilities

Based on a recent survey conducted by Enterprise Management Associates (EMA), organizations are confused about what privileged access management (PAM) is and whether they are using it effectively within their organization.

July 18, 2019 Micro Focus Aims to Simplify Windows and Linux IAM With Its New Offering, AD Bridge

Micro Focus’s new offering, AD Bridge, extends AD policies and account management to Linux machines, simplifying identity and access management (IAM) for organizations running both Windows and Linux.

June 04, 2019 Vivvo Delivers E-Services Platform CitizenOne

Canadian-based technology company Vivvo eyes government services as it launches e-services platform, CitizenOne.

May 27, 2019 SAP Facilitates Better Customer Experiences by Adding B2B Functionality to CIAM Solutions

SAP SE announced on April 30, 2019, that business-to-business (B2B) functionality has come to its customer identity and access management (CIAM) solutions.

May 03, 2019 Be More Secure Without Passwords: Microsoft Embraces Passwordless Authentication and FIDO2

Microsoft is working to usher in the era of passwordless multi-factor authentication as passwordless API becomes an official W3C standard. Strong authentication using biometrics and FIDO2-compatible hardware is the better, and more secure, method of multi-factor authentication.

April 26, 2019 Small Enterprise SituAction: A CIO Assesses the Structure of the IT Team

Good IT leaders are supported by great IT teams. Take the opportunity to reassess the makeup and capabilities of the team.

March 29, 2019 Shift From Amazon Glacier to Amazon Glacier Deep Archive and Save (S3) Buckets of Money

Amazon Glacier is hardly an expensive storage option. But for those users who store massive amounts of rarely needed data, it may not be worthwhile. Enter Glacier Deep Archive, an even cheaper storage option for data with an access SLA of 12 hours.

September 25, 2018 Clean Up Those Rotten File Shares With the Wonder Tool You Already Own

Old file shares are a mess. Clean them up by identifying documents that are high-risk or high-value and get rid of everything else. Use a tool you didn’t know you owned to do it.