02.25.2019 - Identity ‘Access’ and ‘Governance’ Tech Converge To Meet Data Protection Challenges: The Last Watchdog

An encouraging consolidation trend is gaining traction among specialized IAM and IGA suppliers. These best-of-breed vendors are joining forces to market and deliver service suites assembled to make a whole that is greater than the sum of its parts. The recently announced Optimal IdM-Omada partnership is a case in point. ...

02.18.2019 - Mergers, Acquisitions and Divestitures – How to Unite Your Active Directories

CIOs that are under pressure to bring two companies’ IT systems and applications together after a merger or acquisition can unify their directory services quickly and inexpensively with a Virtual Identity Server. This paper looks at three of the leading approaches to bridging disparate sets of directory services into one seamless directory following a merger or acquisition. Conversely, we’ll look at the aspect of a divestiture, in which one company must entirely split out from another. Here, too, directory services play a role in a clean and quick divestiture or spin-off. ...

02.6.2019 - European Identity & Cloud Conference Ticket Giveaway

Optimal IdM is giving away tickets to the conference! Win one of three free tickets to the entire conference and workshop sessions. Participation is free of charge and the closing date for entries is March 8, 2019. Winners will be notified by e-mail and/or by phone. ...

01.25.2019 - Solutions Review Presents: The Top CIAM Vendors to Watch in 2019

Where to begin listing Optimal IdM’s accomplishments in 2018? Gartner named them to the Access Management, WorldWide Magic Quadrant and the Access Management Critical Capabilities reports. They partnered with TypingDNA to incorporate behavioral biometrics into their MFA, adding an even smoother authentication option to their arsenal. Optimal IdM partnered with Omada earlier this year to leverage identity governance data. ...

01.17.2019 - Typing Biometrics and Other Multi-Factor Authentication Methods: When Passwords Are Not Enough

81% of data breaches are from weak, default or stolen passwords. Leveraging MFA when it’s offered lessens the attack vector for digital identity impersonation attempts. This paper looks at existing MFA options, including biometric typing technology, examines decision factors for MFA and discusses the difference between various authentication methodologies. ...

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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.