06.19.2020 - Types of Authentication Methods

Authentication is the process of allowing people, often employees, to identify who they are so that they can gain access to the company’s facilities or computer network. The process is extremely important to help prevent unauthorized access, which can lead to catastrophic data breaches. There’s a wide variety of authentication methods available, ranging from a simple single password to complex multi-factor authentication, including passwords, one-time codes and biometrics. ...

04.16.2020 - Pros and Cons of Using an IDaaS Solution

Identity as a Service (IDaaS) is an authentication service provided by a third party via the cloud. Third-party providers offer various services like IDaaS through web connections so a company can outsource these services rather than managing them in-house. IDaaS is used to verify who users are and whether they have permission to access files, software or other resources. An organization can pay a subscription fee to the provider for cloud-based IDaaS applications. ...

04.15.2020 - Gartner Magic Quadrant for Access Management, Worldwide

According to Gartner, “Niche Players provide access management technology that are a good match for specific use cases. They may focus on specific industries or have a geographically limited footprint/ however, they can actually outperform many competitors.” Optimal IdM is honored to be included in the Gartner 2019 Magic Quadrant for Access Management, Worldwide. We believe our placement affirms our unique offering that goes beyond what other vendors in the space provide, namely the choice of having a non-shared environment. Or, in other words, a private, dedicated, secure, single tenant for the IAM space. ...

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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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