Identity and Access Management: Hot or Not?

Identity and access management (IAM) is increasingly being deployed within organizations across multiple sectors as they recognize that a progressive approach to IAM is crucial for their companies. Though not yet mature, the IAM market continues to grow because of a number of influences and developments. Some of the developments include, among others, cloud computing, […]

ForgeRock: The Open Identity Stack

With this post we are initiating formal coverage of ForgeRock, a firm we have written about in the past and have informally followed since their formation. ForgeRock creates and supports identity relationship management solutions for the modern web and for enterprises. They serve cloud environments as well as traditional infrastructure. Their open source foundation makes […]

Ping Identity: Secure cloud identity management

Ping Identity provides full spectrum security capabilities that enable cloud single sign on and other identity management services. From their website: Simple, proven and secure cloud identity management for employees and customers. Ping Identity meets identity challenges across the enterprise, improving collaboration and customer engagement. Take Your Workforce to the Cloud Frequently used business applications […]

ForgeRock offers the only unified open identity stack to protect enterprise, cloud, social and mobile applications

You may have heard of ForgeRock, the providers of open identity solutions. But if you have been busy (and who hasn’t been?) you might not have realized the rapid uptake of their solution among a diverse, global customer base.  I spoke with their CTO and founder Lasse Andresen today and was happy to hear the […]

NIST finds no uniform approach to identity management, IRS modernization leaving IRS vulnerable and more

Here are the top cyber news and stories of the day. IRS modernization effort leaves IRS IT vulnerable, says TIGTA – The Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration reported that the IRS’s Modernization Program “remains a major risk and that improved controls are needed.” The IRS must adhere to, and implement provisions of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care […]

Okta: On-Demand Identity Management for All Your Web Applications

Okta is an on-demand identity and access management service that enables enterprises to accelerate the secure adoption of their web applications, both in the cloud and behind the firewall. Enterprises everywhere are rapidly adopting cloud services such as, WebEx, Google Apps, Workday, or NetSuite to power their core business processes. Whether they have one […]