02.22.2018 - The Fundamentals of Blockchain

Bitcoin is now an ubiquitous term for a leger-based cyber cryptocurrency and is often mentioned in tandem with blockchain. What is blockchain? Are Bitcoin and blockchain the same thing? No, they are not. Bitcoin and blockchain are different in that blockchain is the decentralized ledger that keeps track of all of the Bitcoin transactions. Blockchain technology isn’t confined to just bitcoin though. It’s a digital platform that can be applied to other digital transactions—a smart-grid, of sorts. ...

02.20.2018 - Integrate Your Mobile Applications Into Your Company

When it comes to integrating your mobile applications into your company’s backend, you need a secure authentication and authorization process that’s not only efficient, but also reliable, easy-to-use and supportive of cloud-based access. Learn more about implementing a safe integration of your mobile applications below. ...

02.14.2018 - Optimal IdM Announces Customer Support for GDPR

Optimal IdM, a leading provider of Identity and Access Management (IAM) solutions, today announced its commitment to helping customers address requirements for the European Union’s (EU) General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). ...

02.6.2018 - Optimal IdM Chief Revenue Officer Mike Brengs to Preside on Panel at the 2018 KNOW Identity Conference

Optimal IdM, a leading provider of Identity and Access Management (IAM) solutions, today announced it will preside on a panel at the OWI 2018 KNOW Identity Conference March 26-28 at the Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center in Washington, D.C. Mike Brengs, Chief Revenue Officer, Optimal IdM will discuss, “Rethinking Identity Management in the Enterprise” on Tues., March 27 at 1:30 p.m. ...

02.5.2018 - Old Logins are White Hot on the Dark Market: American Security Today

Employers have faith that most of their workers are trustworthy. So when an employee falls for a phishing scam, bosses assume it was an innocent mistake that could happen to anyone. But some of those employees aren’t as innocent as they appear. In a recent study, 27 percent of people employed by large corporations said they would sell their corporate passwords for as little as $150. ...

02.1.2018 - Boost Your Cyber Maturity Level with IAM

What is your company’s cybersecurity maturity level? If you haven’t considered cybersecurity capability maturity-model levels, your company’s identity and access management protocols may not be where they need to be. In general, the stronger your information security maturity model is — meaning the more mature your identity and access management setup is — the greater your defense against outside threats will be. ...

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  • The database in which all of your organization’s sensitive identity data is stored.
  • A digital ledger in which digital transactions are recorded chronologically and publicly.
  • Securely managing customer identity and profile data, and controlling customer access to applications and services.
  • The means of linking a person's electronic identity and attributes, stored across multiple distinct identity management systems.
  • A legal framework that sets guidelines for the collection and processing of personal information of individuals within the EU.
  • The policy-based centralized orchestration of user identity management and access control.
  • An authentication infrastructure that is built, hosted and managed by a third-party service provider.
  • A security system that requires more than one method of authentication from independent categories of credentials to verify the user's identity for a login or other transaction.
  • A global provider of innovative and affordable identity access management solutions. 
  • Managing and auditing account and data access by privileged users.
  • Tools and technologies for controlling user access to critical information within an organization.
  • An authentication process that allows a user to access multiple applications with one set of login credentials.