Identity and Access Management

What Is Zero Trust Security?

Okta recently announced the acquisition of ScaleFT as part of its vision to bring Zero Trust Security to the Okta cloud Identity and Access Management (IAM) platform. Centrify has also been promoting this model for a while now with its integrated suite of IAM solutions. But what exactly is “Zero Trust”, and how it can be used to strengthen your information security?

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How to Protect Administrative Access to Your Critical Systems

Administrative accounts are the #1 security vulnerability for corporate information systems. If access to these privileged accounts (domain admin, local admin, service accounts, etc.) is not properly secured and credentials fall into the wrong hands, bad actors can wreak havoc on your organization.

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Why Identity & Access Management is Important?

A global rise in the number of corporate data breaches has forced the industry to redefine the growing field of identity and access management (IAM). Learn what Identity Management is and why it’s so important for your business to take information security threats seriously.

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Identity Intelligence an overview

The need for Identity Intelligence tools and models comes with the awareness, developed in recent years, that an Identity Management system used for the sole purpose of automating the user account management, exploits its possibilities only in part. In recent years...

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An overview of windows active directory

Active Directory (AD) is a directory service that Microsoft developed for Windows domain networks and is included in most Windows Server operating systems as a set of processes and services. An AD domain controller authenticates and authorizes all users and computers...

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The merits and demerits of Privileged Identity Management

Privileged Identity Management (PIM) is a domain within Identity Management focused on the special requirements of powerful accounts within the IT infrastructure of an enterprise. It is frequently used as an Information Security and governance tool to help companies...

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Signs of Falling Victim to Identity Theft

Identity is a crucial element of information security. Access controls are based on correctly identifying the users or devices that are allowed to view or use resources — and keeping everyone else out. For example, we are asked to “prove” our identities every time we...

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The Year of the Hybrid Cloud

About a decade ago, prevailing IT traditions dictated that businesses use on-premises infrastructure for their enterprise applications. However, a paradigm shift has occurred with the emergence of IaaS and on-demand cloud providers such as AWS, etc. It has given birth...

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Tracking Your EAaaS Payback Software Metrics

Although this series is about the payback of migrating to the cloud, not every aspect of moving to the cloud will save money standing alone. In certain situations, the software costs can be greater in the cloud. The main drivers of increased software costs in a cloud...

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Tracking Your EAaaS Payback Hardware Metrics

Although enterprise applications running on the public cloud are still in the early adopter phase, IT Executives are under pressure to develop a cloud strategy for their enterprise applications. It’s up to them to untangle the cloud “spaghetti” and comprehend the...

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The Truth Behind The TCO

Why EAaaS is More Advantageous than Premises-Based Applications? If you’re reading this, it’s likely that you’re a business process or IT applications professional. Or you’re an innocent bystander interested in Enterprise Applications. Either way, you must be...

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What is EAaaS? Clearing Up the Cloud Confusion

What does the term “cloud” mean? This terminology has become a marketing buzzword, being constantly used by salespeople to attract attention, but the true meaning behind the word is rarely understood. The term “cloud” is used to describe the supply of technology as a...

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Private Versus Public Cloud: A Comparison

You can get the same results using public cloud hosted IT. Cost savings occur by eliminating the upkeep of physical servers – public cloud hosting is a pay-as-you-go service where you have the flexibility to scale when needed. Your data is securely stored in the cloud...

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The Cloud Technology-Phenomenon

Technology has been the core and the center of modern day development. Information systems and mechanisms have been the significant game changers irrespective of the industry and the business process. From the fundamental information systems to the complex mechanisms,...

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