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Taking the Chaos Out of Access Control

Access security can feel like chaos. To help bring some control to the chaos, Jerry Combs, Principal Identity Architect at Idenhaus Consulting, and Kent Purdy, Solutions Marketing Manager at NetIQ, joined forces to discuss pressing access management challenges facing organizations today in “Taking Chaos Out of Access Control”. During this 54-minute webinar, Jerry and Kent …

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The Secret of Successful Vulnerability Management Programs

In the complex world of cybersecurity, a formal vulnerability management program is increasingly used to identify, communicate, and remediate key vulnerabilities across a wide range of facilities from office complexes to manufacturing plants. Vulnerability management is an old concept with a lot of understanding in a high-level capacity, but the execution of a full program …

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Mastering Identity Management: A Better Process for Vendor Evaluation

Selecting a vendor for your Identity Management solution can be an overwhelming task. The market is crowded, product functionality covers a wide range of features, and the investment in both money and time is guaranteed to lock in the business for 2-3 years. If the chosen product comes up short in a key area, the …

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Does your Identity Management Program Pass the ‘Marshmallow Test’?

There is a famous series of studies about self-discipline called the ‘Marshmallow Test’ that was run by Stanford University in the 60s and 70s. During these studies, children were offered a choice between getting a single marshmallow immediately or getting a whole bag of marshmallows if they waited for a short period, during which the …

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A Fresh Approach to Cybersecurity, Part 3

This series, What is Cybersecurity?, outlines the basic tenets of how the three areas of the cybersecurity triangle may be implemented by an organization. The cybersecurity triangle (people, process, technology) has been the focus of the series, as it provides an easy, understandable framework for discussing what comprises cybersecurity and the areas of concentration to …

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Getting Started with Data Loss Prevention: 4 Best Practices

Client A implemented DLP blocking early in the project and blocked several key business transactions. They had not defined a process to review and resolve false positives quickly, and once the business users became unhappy it led to the removal of the DLP solution. Organizations have had a tumultuous relationship with Data Loss Prevention solutions …

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How a Solution Roadmap Aligns IT and Business Strategy

The challenge to successfully implement IT solutions that deliver their expected value to the organization is ongoing. According to an IBM study, only 40% of IT projects meet schedule, budget and quality goals. The root cause of this issue, according to the Project Management Institute, is a lack of alignment between the project and the …

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Core Identity & Access Management Use Cases

Here is a reference list of common Identity & Access Management Use Cases: Create User Initial Population of Users in ID Store (Data seeding for existing users) New Employee through automated HR feed New Non-Employee – Internal (HR feed, workflow request, application of record) New Non-Employee – External (workflow request, application of record)  New Employee …

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How Identity Management Cuts Costs

Identity & Access Management (IAM) solutions aren’t new. Most large organizations have implemented some form of IAM and realized dramatic savings in managing the user lifecycle from the user’s creation to separation. The real driver goes beyond cost because end user productivity and security are greatly enhanced as well. Yet a number of organizations are still …

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Part III- Four Strategies to Assess Data Quality for Identity Management

Identity Management (IDM) systems rely on accurate user data in order to manage user access, enforce policies, and support network security. Historically, organizations have not had a good grasp on the required data profile of their user populations, including employees, contractors, partners, and vendors. In fact, many organizations know very little about their contractor populations …

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