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Spies Hack Cloud Supply Chains Because That's Where the Data Is
Published: 11/26/2021

This blog was originally published by Authomize on October 28, 2021. Written by Gabriel Avner, Authomize. Microsoft announced this week that the Russian hacking crew APT 29 (aka Nobelium) was detected targeting cloud service providers in an attempt to reach those organizations’ customers as part...

Identity-First Security is the New Perimeter
Published: 11/23/2021

This blog was originally published by Authomize here. Written by Gabriel Avner, Authomize. In May, the Biden Administration issued a new Executive Order calling to modernize the nation’s defenses against the steady escalation of cyber attacks that have hit the United States over the past year. In...

Achieving Zero Trust Remote Access with Privileged Access Management
Published: 11/19/2021

Written by Matt Miller, BeyondTrust. The radical shift to embrace largescale remote work—and even a work-from-anywhere mindset, the accelerated pace of digital transformation, the proliferation of ransomware, and massive breaches (i.e. SolarWinds Orion, Colonial Pipeline, etc.) together have kick...

Why Should Enterprises Move to a Zero-Trust Model?
Published: 11/12/2021

This blog was originally published by Unbound Security here.Written by Lior Levy, Unbound Security.Refer to Unbound Security's webinar on November 18, 2021 for more information about the security of cryptographic keys, which is discussed later in this blog.The introduction of new norms such as re...

3 Trends Shaping Identity as the Center of Modern Security
Published: 10/27/2021

This blog was originally published by Microsoft here. Written by Joy Chik, Corporate Vice President, Microsoft Identity. Delivering identity solutions that secure access to everything for everyone has never been more important, given that identity has become the focal point of our digital soc...

Consistently Managing Entitlements for All Identities
Published: 10/22/2021

Written by Sam Flaster, CyberArk. Today, we see identity at the heart of every trend in tech. What’s growing more complicated is the sheer size and scope of identities each organization must manage to prevent attackers from manipulating misconfigured or misaligned permissions. It’s critical...

Identity and PAM meet in the Cloud
Published: 07/21/2021

By Ravi Erukulla, Sr. Director of Product Management, Saviynt, Inc and Shamun Mahmud, Sr. Research Analyst, CSAAt the end of 2020, CSA published The 2020 State of Identity Security in the Cloud.Goals of the study Determine the use and challenges of public cloud workloads today and 1 year from now...

Machine Learning in Identity and Access Management
Published: 07/14/2021

This blog was originally published by ZTEdge hereWritten by Leo Versola, ZTEdge In recent years, artificial intelligence and machine learning have been quietly transforming industries from agriculture and education to healthcare, marketing, and customer service. In 2018 over 60,000 US patent app...

​Securing a new world of hybrid work: What to know and what to do
Published: 06/16/2021

This blog was originally published by Microsoft Security here Written by Vasu Jakkal, Corporate Vice President, Security, Compliance and Identity, Microsoft The cybersecurity landscape has fundamentally changed, as evidenced by large-scale, complex attacks like Nobelium, Hafnium, and more rec...

​The Case for Identity Modernization
Published: 06/14/2021

Written by Eric Leach, Co-founder and Chief Product Officer of Strata Identity Companies have been deploying on-premises identity products for over two decades. It worked pretty well for the most part — managing accounts, provisioning, and authenticating users — when everything was inside the ...

Five Approaches for Securing Identity in Cloud Infrastructure
Published: 05/20/2021

Written by Shai MoragAs clouds have drifted into the mainstream of business, it has become clear that they offer numerous advantages. They streamline processes, cut costs and create new ways to work. In some cases, the benefits are transformative. However, there’s a dark side to the public cloud,...

Introduction to the NIST Cybersecurity Framework
Published: 04/21/2021

This blog was originally published by OpsCompass hereWritten by Kevin Hakanson, OpsCompassSecurity Framework Based on Standards, Guidelines, and PracticesThe NIST Cybersecurity Framework (NIST CSF) was created via a collaboration between the United States government and industry as a voluntary fr...

​Cloud Explosion Catapults Privileged Access Management and Identity Security to the Forefront
Published: 03/22/2021

By Justyna Kucharczak from CyberArk 2020 introduced a host of unexpected challenges for cybersecurity teams. Not only must they protect increasingly complex IT environments, they’re now charged with deploying new models to enable mobile and geographically dispersed workforces. As they move for...

Locking Down the Security of AWS IAM
Published: 03/18/2021

This blog was originally published by Fugue, Inc. By Becki Lee, Head Technical Writer, Fugue, Inc. This blog post helps cloud engineers think more critically about cloud misconfiguration — why it occurs, how malicious actors exploit it, and ways to prevent it. Why AWS IAM? Cloud misconfig...

Securely Implementing Salesforce as a IdP in a Multi-Org Architecture
Published: 12/09/2020

Written by Aaron Costello is an Offensive Security Engineer at AppOmniBy focusing on streamlining access to applications and services, most enterprises have deployed tooling that allows consolidated login for quicker access to the resources their employees need to accomplish their day-to-day job ...

CSA Survey Finds Organizations are Shifting their Use of IAM Capabilities in 2021
Published: 11/25/2020

The use of cloud services have continued to increase over the past decade. Particularly in the wake of the COVID-19 public health crisis, many enterprises' digital transformations are on an accelerated track to enable employees to work from home. CSA surveyed these organizations to better underst...

Cloud-to-Ground, The Last Frontier?
Published: 05/15/2013

Whilst Cloud-to-Cloud service integration is relatively straight forward, Cloud service to on premise integration presents more challenges for the enterprise architect By Ed King, VP Product Marketing – Axway (following acquisition of Vordel) Cloud-to-Cloud security integration is now a fairly...

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