Security experts testified to Congress ahead of a looming 2025 deadline for national compliance that the National Institute of Standards and Technology is better placed than the Transportation Security Administration to lead national implementation efforts for mobile drivers licenses.
Public sector organizations continue to be prime targets for cyber crime, given their responsibility for highly sensitive data, such as health records, intelligence information, student data, and citizen IDs.
Perhaps not surprisingly then, out of all industries globally, the education sector experiences the highest...
SailPoint has agreed to buy U.K.-based privileged access management vendor Osirium for $8.3 million to better protect privileged and non-privileged identities on a single platform. The deal will allow Osirium to benefit from SailPoint's increased scale and enhanced sector and regional capabilities.
Organizations must extend identity protection beyond employees to safeguard contractors, supply chain partners, software bots and intelligent devices, said SailPoint CEO Mark McClain. Businesses struggle to keep up with what applications or data non-employee or non-human identities need access to.
Thoma Bravo has agreed to spend $12 billion on three high-profile identity acquisitions to help with the transition from on-premises licenses to cloud-based subscriptions. Vendors in the space must expand their customer success organization and shift incentives for the salesforce, said Chip Virnig.
Effective security governance in a healthcare entity is a balancing act that requires sponsorship by top leadership and careful consideration of the concerns of clinicians and others in the organization, according to Eric Liederman and deputy CISO Steven Frank of Kaiser Permanente.
The European Parliament on Thursday approved legislation creating a continentwide framework for digital identity that European leaders hope will diminish the role of big tech companies such as Google and Apple. Members of the European Parliament have pushed for additional privacy measures.
Okta Identity Governance has enjoyed success in its first quarter of global availability as businesses unify access management and governance. Okta is surprised by the amount of traction its governance offering has gained with large enterprises and in competitive bake-offs, says CEO Todd McKinnon.
Okta will execute the third-largest round of layoffs of any cybersecurity company in the current economic downturn, axing 300 workers following customer identity execution challenges. The identity giant plans to reduce its staff by 5% in a push to reduce operating expenses and improve profitability.
Radiant Logic has agreed to buy Brainwave to move from an attestation-based identity governance model to one that more rigorously ensures the appropriateness of credentials. Brainwave uses data and AI to tell customers where in the organization user identities are most likely to be out of sync.
Privileged access management vendor Delinea has hired longtime RSA sales leader David Castignola to expand beyond North America as well as in nonregulated industries. Delinea hopes to increase sales beyond verticals such as financial services, banking, healthcare, insurance and the public sector.
SailPoint has made its first acquisition since joining Thoma Bravo, scooping up a third-party identity risk startup established by a Massachusetts Air National Guard veteran. Buying SecZetta will give customers more visibility into employee, third-party contractor and temporary worker identities.
Simeio has added SailPoint and IBM to its identity and access management line card through the purchase of identity services provider PathMaker Group. The first acquisition in its 17-year history will give Simeio access to senior-level personnel with deep knowledge in identity governance.
Over the last few years, cloud acceleration, security threats, and constant technology transformation, bombarded enterprises. For many, inflexible IGA technology worsened the challenges brought on by constant business shifts. The lack of comprehensive identity controls or policies puts organizations at risk.