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access control / authentication / privileges / managing permissions
CSO  >  Digital identity  >  personal identity / recognition + access authentication / personal data

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Best tools for single sign-on (SSO)

SSO can reduce the risk of weak passwords and administrative overhead associated with managing account access. These are the top single sign-on solutions to consider.

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Is the digital identity layer missing or just misplaced?

The orchestration of existing services and data could provide a digital identity layer that gives the internet a common way to handle identity for all consumers.

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How First Citrus Bank got rid of employee passwords

The Florida bank rolled out passwordless authentication in February that relies on device biometrics of their smartphones.

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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.

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Why GE consolidated its identity and access management infrastructure

A multi-year effort to centralize GE's IAM functionality has resulted in significant cost savings, improved onboarding and better ability to meet regulatory requirements.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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RSAC Innovation Sandbox 2019: Cloud, identity, application security take center stage

Take note of these startups. Innovation Sandbox has been around for 15 years. A whopping 42 percent of finalists from its first ten years have been acquired. Finalists in the past five years have received $1.5B in funding.

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What is a supply chain attack? Why you should be wary of third-party providers

The weak link in your enterprise security might lie with partners and suppliers. Here’s how to understand and mitigate that risk.

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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.

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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.

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Managing identity and access management in uncertain times

Emerging standards and frameworks such as Gartner CARTA, Zero Trust, NIST SP 800 and IDSA provide guidelines, but how organizations manage identity and access management in 2019 is what matters most.

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Microsoft, Mastercard propose universal digital identity program

Microsoft and Mastercard say the “single, reusable digital identity” could solve identity verification issues and help with fraud prevention.

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IAM for IoT: Taming the internet of threats

We don’t simply give users credentials and allow unfettered access to the network, why wouldn't we apply the same controls to a networked device?

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3 top multi-cloud security challenges, and how to build a strategy

A number of security best practices have emerged alongside the growth of the multi-cloud environment, security experts say, and there are several critical steps that all organizations should take as they develop their own security...

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What is IAM? Identity and access management explained

IAM products provide IT managers with tools and technologies for controlling user access to critical information within an organization.

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Using social media for authentication: 3 pitfalls to avoid

Logging into business systems with social accounts comes with certain risks. Here's what you need to know.

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