Security experts testified to Congress that the National Institute of Standards and Technology is better placed than the Transportation Security Administration to lead national implementation efforts for security-enhanced identification cards ahead of a looming 2025 deadline for national compliance.
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SailPoint has agreed to buy U.K.-based privileged access management vendor Osirium for $8.3 million to better protect privileged and non-privileged identities on a single platform. The deal will allow Osirium to benefit from SailPoint's increased scale and enhanced sector and regional capabilities.
The U.S. federal government says hacker abuse of valid credentials is the most successful method for gaining access to systems and the technique is responsible for slightly more than the half of critical infrastructure attacks that occurred over a yearlong period.
Organizations must extend identity protection beyond employees to safeguard contractors, supply chain partners, software bots and intelligent devices, said SailPoint CEO Mark McClain. Businesses struggle to keep up with what applications or data non-employee or non-human identities need access to.
Thoma Bravo has agreed to spend $12 billion on three high-profile identity acquisitions to help with the transition from on-premises licenses to cloud-based subscriptions. Vendors in the space must expand their customer success organization and shift incentives for the salesforce, said Chip Virnig.
Ensuring the quality of data is paramount for successful IAM and IGA projects. By prioritizing the accuracy, completeness, and reliability of identity data, organizations can enhance decision-making and reduce the risk of non-compliance.
By breaking down identity silos, agencies can unify identity data to create a...
Effective security governance in a healthcare entity is a balancing act that requires sponsorship by top leadership and careful consideration of the concerns of clinicians and others in the organization, according to Eric Liederman and deputy CISO Steven Frank of Kaiser Permanente.
The European Parliament on Thursday approved legislation creating a continentwide framework for digital identity that European leaders hope will diminish the role of big tech companies such as Google and Apple. Members of the European Parliament have pushed for additional privacy measures.
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Since open source usages are now so pervasive, companies are increasingly concerned about the security of applications built on the foundation of open source components. Consequently, open source security and license compliance...
Okta Identity Governance has enjoyed success in its first quarter of global availability as businesses unify access management and governance. Okta is surprised by the amount of traction its governance offering has gained with large enterprises and in competitive bake-offs, says CEO Todd McKinnon.
Today’s global fraud outlook sits at the intersection of market volatility, accelerated digital transformation and consumer vulnerability. Cybercrime-as-a-service plug and
play technology tools are making it easier than ever for even unsophisticated fraud rings to launch and scale costly attacks.
Okta will execute the third-largest round of layoffs of any cybersecurity company in the current economic downturn, axing 300 workers following customer identity execution challenges. The identity giant plans to reduce its staff by 5% in a push to reduce operating expenses and improve profitability.
Radiant Logic has agreed to buy Brainwave to move from an attestation-based identity governance model to one that more rigorously ensures the appropriateness of credentials. Brainwave uses data and AI to tell customers where in the organization user identities are most likely to be out of sync.