Posts Tagged ‘identity and access management’
EMC went shopping close to home, purchasing Waltham, Mass.-based identity and access management specialist Aveksa in a deal that will bring more fine-grained controls to RSA’s AdaptiveIAM tools.
RSA says that the future of identity and access management solutions will be contingent on its ability to adapt to shifting technological tides and advanced threats. That means that with the infusion of analytics and security intelligence, the IAM market is far from stagnant.
McAfee is making forays into the IAM space — or rather, the burgeoning cloud IAM space — with new single sign-on and one-time password authentication tools that take aim at legacy players.
CA Technologies is refreshing its identity and access management portfolio with a new cloud and mobile look and feel. CA’s rejuvenated IAM investments indicates that the market is likely primed for an upsurge in growth,, propelled by compliance and the cloud.
A survey conducted by Lieberman Softtware indicates that as many as 80 percent of employees regularly ignore security policies and directives, even if issued from executive management. No surprises there, but it does open doors for a few highly specialized differentiators, including privileged identity management, that represent a profitable alternative to commoditizing IAM solutions.
A study commissioned by CA Technologies indicates that most organizations have improved security best practices and awareness over the last three years. That said, only about half of respondents expressed confidence in their cloud security mechanisms, indicating that the channel still a long ways to go.
Symplified has rolled out a new channel program, indicating identity and access management markets are getting a second wind from the cloud.
CA Technologies is upping its presence in the identity and access management arena by enhancing its CloudMinder service in a move that speaks to the intensifying competitiveness in IAM markets as cloud technologies gain traction.
CA Technologies and SAP are partnering with a GRC solution that reduces company risk and blocks unauthorized user access. The partnership indicates that CA is still committed to the compliance space, paving the way for other collaborative partnerships down the road.
SmartMetric launched a biometric solution that replaces passwords with fingerprint technology for transactions. Biometrics have never skyrocketed, but the solution could extend to retail, health care and other verticals beholden to PCI requirements.