Category Archives: Commentary

What’s Your Cybersecurity Framework?

On February 12, the Obama Administration pressed forward with its executive order on cybersecurity. That day, the clock began ticking for the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), which has one year to develop a Cybersecurity Framework to “reduce cyber risk” to the nation’s critical infrastructure. What is critical infrastructure? Anything that if wiped Read More

Solving the Riddle of the Public IDP Model

In a recent article, journalists at The Economist attempted to answer the question, “Which firms will profit from proving your identity online?” They examined various statewide, national and overseas public-private partnerships that have been set up to link online and offline identities in order to prove people are who they say they are when they Read More

Have you driven a Fusion lately? SAML learns from the auto industry

When the auto industry was disrupted with the success of electric vehicles, no major manufacturer completely discarded the gasoline engine. The Fusion, Volt, Prius and Leaf all included gas engines to deliver greater efficiency in certain driving situations. The Single Sign-On (SSO) and access control industry has an analogous situation with the Security Assertion Markup Read More

Social Identity Conditions our Work Behaviors

As consumers, we’ve grown accustomed to accessing a wide range of cloud services from Apple, Google, Facebook and Amazon via the single identity tools they offer. Facebook Connect has been incorporated into over 5 million Drupal websites allowing users to leverage their FB credentials to login and authenticate, and Instagram leverages users’ pre-existing Apple ID Read More

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Single Sign-On (SSO) Buyers Guide

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Forrester Research – The Forrester Wave™: Enterprise Cloud Identity and Access Management

Download a FREE copy of The Forrester Wave™: Enterprise Cloud Identity and Access Management (IAM), Q3 2012.

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Forrester Research – “Build an Identity and Access Management Strategy”

Download a FREE copy of this recent Forrester Research report to use as a roadmap for delivering security, productivity and cost savings with IAM.

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