Susan Morrow

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Formerly a scientist working in the field of chemistry, Susan Morrow moved into the tech sector, co-founding an information security company in the early 1990s. She have worked in the field of cybersecurity and digital identity since then and helped to create award winning security solutions used by enterprises across the world.

Susan currently works on large scale, citizen and consumer identity systems. Her focus is on balancing usability with security. She has helped to build identity solutions that are cutting edge and expanding the boundaries of how identity ecosystems are designed. She has worked on a number of government based projects in the EU and UK. She is also interested in the human side of cybersecurity and how our own behavior influences the cybercriminal.

The opinions expressed in this blog are those of Susan Morrow and do not necessarily represent those of IDG Communications, Inc., its parent, subsidiary or affiliated companies.

Is the digital identity layer missing or just misplaced?

Can the re-use of identity data be a silver bullet for industry?

Can the re-use of identity data be a silver bullet for industry?

The ability to re-use identity data for individuals across different systems would greatly simplify authentication. Here's what it would take to make it happen.

Using citizen IDs for commercial services will take an identity ecosystem

Using citizen IDs for commercial services will take an identity ecosystem

Citizen identity systems like the UK’s Verify initiative are costly. It only makes sense to offset that cost by allowing commercial entities to utilize citizen IDs. Here's what it will take.

Self-sovereign identity: 3 key questions

Self-sovereign identity: 3 key questions

SSI is on the extreme end of the digital identity spectrum. Its focus is putting control back in the hands of you, the user. But SSI is not the only way to skin a cat.

Have we reached peak privacy? How good IAM and privacy can coexist

Have we reached peak privacy? How good IAM and privacy can coexist

Why privacy needs to remain at the forefront of identity and access management.

15 secure coding practices to use in digital identity

15 secure coding practices to use in digital identity

Secure coding of any application or service is important, but it is vital in systems that process personal data.

Women in identity management: 4 newcomers to watch

Women in identity management: 4 newcomers to watch

Identity management veterans Diana Volere, Diane Joyce, Eve Maler and Susan Morrow introduce you to new entrants in the field.

Digital identity, the blockchain and the GDPR: A round peg in a square hole?

Digital identity, the blockchain and the GDPR: A round peg in a square hole?

Can an immutable record and GDPR data subject rights co-exist? Why blockchain might not be able to deliver on data privacy requirements.

Can digital identity cure the chronically ill?

Can digital identity cure the chronically ill?

A secure, verifiable digital identity for patients would improve communication and information sharing across multiple specialists and caregivers.

How identity layering improves data flow

How identity layering improves data flow

The layered approach for security is dead. Long live layered digital identity and identity in depth.

Is it time to drop our identity to become frictionless?

Is it time to drop our identity to become frictionless?

How the data behind the identity is driving services and will help move us away from knowledge-based verification.

Building relationships using digital identity

Building relationships using digital identity

The how and why of building an identity platform based on reciprocal altruism.

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