Canadian-based technology company Vivvo eyes government services as it launches e-services platform, CitizenOne.
At its core CitizenOne is an identity and access management product that validates citizen credentials using a form of 2FA and QR codes. The goal: create a centralized location for government services. The result: a single sign-on (SSO) solution that improves citizens’ experience and is backed by 2FA.
CitizenOne currently has multiple Canadian government partners including the City of Kingston and eHealth Saskatchewan.
Despite CitzenOne’s 2FA, identity theft is a persistent consideration. An attacker with access to a citizen’s cellphone and specific personal information is able to login to the CitizenOne platform, gaining access to all of their personal data. SSO adds an additional concern – linked services expand accessible data.
A layer of biometric or email authentication could mitigate these concerns. Despite the security concerns, existing partners demonstrate a willingness for governments to continue their digital transformation.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
SAP SE announced on April 30, 2019, that business-to-business (B2B) functionality has come to its customer identity and access management (CIAM) solutions.