03.31.2018 - Password Security – MFA and Agentless SSO Explained: Cyber Defense Magazine

Author: Mark Foust, Director of Worldwide Technical Sales for Optimal IdM Multifactor authentication is the undisputed wave of the future when it comes to identity authentication and access management. But, what does multifactor authentication entail and why use agentless SSO? Here we break down the basics of SSO and various MFA options. Read more >> ...

03.6.2018 - The Barriers to Entry for Blockchain

In part one of our Identity Blockchain blog series, we discussed the fundamentals of blockchain and why establishing trust is a key factor making it work. But beyond the obvious Bitcoin application of the blockchain network, there are a number of blockchain experimental infrastructures already in trial (proof of concepts) by corporations and consortiums. If there’s a ‘market’ for those technologies, they will spin off from central governing bodies and spawn new peers. There are, of course, barriers to widescale blockchain adoption. ...

03.6.2018 - Optimal IdM Awarded USF Fast 56

Leading Identity Access Management (IAM) solutions provider recognized as one of world’s fastest growing University of South Florida Bull-owned and Bull-led businesses Optimal IdM, a leading provider of Identity and Access Management (IAM) solutions, today announced it has been awarded the USF Fast 56. The Fast 56 identifies, recognizes and celebrates the world’s fastest growing University of South Florida Bull-owned or Bull-led businesses. The awards celebrate the alumni’s success while also providing a forum to pass lessons to the next generation of Bull entrepreneurs. The USF Alumni Association will honor the 2018 USF Fast 56 on Friday, April 27, 2018. Nominated companies were ranked by percentage of cumulative annual growth in revenue for the most recent three fiscal years. To be considered for the USF Fast 56 program, an organization must have been in business for at least three years, have revenues of $250,000 or more for the most recent 12-month period, and be owned or led by a University of South Florida alumnus. ...

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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.

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