Modern access control is based on three types of factors — something you have, something you know and something you are. Something you have might include an access card or key. Something you know would be a password or PIN. The last factor is one that some people consider to be the most secure — something you are, meaning something that is a physical part of you. Authentication using this type of factor is referred to as biometrics.
When it comes to your business, the need for identity and access management (IAM) is unquestioned. You must protect the security of your business and your data from cyber attacks. The question is, do you generate those security protocols from within, or do you find an established IAM provider for your managed identity and access management solutions? We think you will find that professional IAM managed services are the clear choice.
Is your organization expanding and adding a growing number of employees to your staff? Or do you see frequent movement in personnel roles, with individuals being promoted or moved to other departments? If you’ve answered, “Yes!” to either of these questions, SCIM can offer your organization a streamlined, secure way of user provisioning.
In the world of identity and access management, you may have heard the terms “authentication” and “authorization.” You may have often heard them mentioned as if they were a single process — “authentication and authorization.” But are they the same thing? What’s the difference between authentication and authorization, if any?
Words that are probably only spoken in hushed tones around your office are “data breach.” A data breach can be disastrous for a company. Typically, one results in the theft of either company data, personal information of customers such as credit card numbers, names and email addresses or both. Even a data breach that’s caught quickly can require an expensive cleanup, and one that’s allowed to go on for any reasonable length of time can cost companies millions and ruin their reputation.
15 billion passwords are for sale on the dark web. Some of them belong to you. Multi-factor authentication renders those stolen passwords useless even if they’re still valid in your system.
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Cybercrimes and data breaches are a growing threat for businesses. In total, cybercrimes are predicted to inflict upwards of 6 trillion USD globally in 2021, and the cost of cybercrime is expected to grow by 15% each year within the next five years. Small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) aren’t immune to these threats — according to one report, 15% of small businesses suffered a virus, leak or hack in 2019…
According to Gartner, “Security and risk management leaders responsible for IAM and fraud should follow these five steps to select a long lasting, cost-efficient AM solution.” ...