Identity Management

Identity Management news, information, and how-to advice

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Code red: Health IT must fix its security crisis

Poor understanding of risk leaves health providers vulnerable to attack, as malicious hackers threaten to wreak havoc

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The 3 paths to managing identities in Office 365

If you aren't ready to let go of on-premises Active Directory management, you have three good options

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The dark side of biometric identification

Authorities are using your fingerprints, your face, and even your DNA to authenticate you. If you think that will stop cyber fraud, think again

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Identity management and the continuous enterprise

The modern enterprise is always on, and that means our identities must be as well

5 steps to secure cloud access for enterprises

The road to the cloud for large companies is paved with an identity integration and federation layer; let this be your guide

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IBM goes all in on blockchain, offers cloud-based service

IBM offers a cloud-based service to help businesses set up blockchain networks and test and deploy apps

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Why identity is the new security

We're long past the days of perimeter security being enough. Now we need to figure out how to manage user identity in an increasingly complex world

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Biometric data becomes key to encryption in Fujitsu system

Fujitsu says it has developed software that uses biometric data directly as the basis for encryption and decryption of data, simplifying and strengthening security systems that rely on biometrics such as fingerprints, retina scans and...

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Google adopts single sign-on for more desktop, mobile apps

Google Apps administrators now can use single sign-on for a wider set of Web and mobile apps

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LogMeIn acquires LastPass to beef up identity portfolio

LogMeIn's $125 million buy of LastPass solidifies its position in an increasingly crowded identity and access management market

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OPM breach nets another 4.5 million stolen fingerprints

The fingerprints of 5.6 million people have been stolen as a result of hackers penetrating the computer systems of the U.S. Office of Personnel Management earlier this year.

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Evil conspiracy? Nope, everyday cyber insecurity

You don't need crackpot conspiracy theories to foretell a wide-scale security cataclysm. Mundane vulnerabilities increase the probability every day

How identity-defined security hardens the soft center

Today’s identity platforms are taking security beyond passwords and perimeter protection to continuous, intelligent authorization based on context

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Identity management in the cloud goes beyond security

Here are the best practices to adopt for IAM as you move to the cloud

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Google IDs are creeping into your identity management

Microsoft and Google are both expanding their policy management tools' reach, and IT may be caught in the middle

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RSA chief to security pros: Stop addressing the wrong problems

RSA President Amit Yoran offers up a five-point plan to deal with the new security environment

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Online identity: Where collaboration and innovation get stuck

Innovation and collaboration go together, but to work together across platforms we need an independent identity scheme over which users have full control

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Doxxing defense: Remove your personal info from data brokers

Don't want your home address or other personal info published to the world? This weekend, take an hour or two to make yourself a less visible target

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