11.14.2022 - The Complete Guide to Password Best Practices

Implementing good password practices in your business reduces the chance that hackers or malicious software could access your accounts. While many individuals and companies may be concerned about potential leaks or security breaches, small businesses and enterprises could do more to ensure their information is safe.  ...

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. ...

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. ...

10.15.2019 - Customer Experience Starts at Your Registration Screen

identity support for social networks

Social sign-ons are not meant to and should not be used to protect sensitive assets. Of greater concern is that data sharing is a two-way street. When a company uses single sign-on, it gets information such as email addresses and geographical locations from the social network; however, it also may be giving information about its users’ behaviors back to the social network. Businesses should understand which user information they are sharing when they agree to the terms of the social network.

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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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