10.7.2022 - What Is Token-Based Authentication?

With cyberattacks on the rise and increased reliance on cloud systems and shared data, there is a prominent need for security and user verification. User authentication has become one of the biggest security efforts for businesses of all sizes. Token-based authentication is one of the most prevalent ways of verifying a user’s identity and access rights. ...

09.27.2022 - What Is a Brute Force Attack?

From instant messaging to login credentials, companies in all industries rely on technology to complete many business procedures. You can use cloud-based software to store data, track customer purchases, communicate with other employees and officials and much more. Many organizations use login credentials to let employees and officials access company-based interfaces and software. ...

02.2.2022 - The Ultimate Cybersecurity Checklist for Small Businesses

The Ultimate Cybersecurity Checklist for Small Businesses

Network security is no longer just a bonus — it’s a requirement for every modern business. Data breaches and hacks can be extremely destructive, no matter the size of your business. If you’re part of a small or midsize business, you may not have access to all the security options a bigger company has. This means you have to prioritize security features you have access to and learn how to protect your company’s data. Learn what you need to know with this small business cybersecurity guide.

10.22.2021 - What is SCIM?

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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.

03.31.2021 - Small and Mid-Sized Businesses Have New Alternative For Identity Access Management Security

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Tampa, FL, March 31, 2021 – Optimal IdM, a leading provider of Identity and Access Management (IAM) solutions, today announced new tiered offerings of the award winning OptimalCloud™ platform. The new multi-tenant, cloud-based offerings are designed for small and mid-sized businesses and will be available beginning March 31, 2021 at https://signup.theoptimalcloud.com/. ...

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. ...

10.16.2019 - KuppingerCole Analyst Executive View: Optimal IdM and The OptimalCloud™

The IDaaS market has evolved over the past few years and is still growing, both in size and in the number of vendors. However, under the umbrella term of IDaaS, we find a variety of offerings. IDaaS, in general, provides Identity & Access Management capabilities as a service, ranging from Single Sign-On to full Identity Provisioning for both on-premise and cloud solutions. These solutions also vary in their support for different groups of users – such as employees, business partners, and customers – their support for mobile users, and their integration capabilities back to on-premise environments. ...

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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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