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Identity-based NAC: Using Identity to Put the “Control” in Network Access Control


Access control is more than just checking devices for malware before admitting them to a network. Identity-based network access control (NAC) looks at the identities of users and devices, and knows what resource they are authorized to access, allowing enterprises to tightly control access, and the devices and behavior of users.

identity metasystem  based NAC: Using Identity to Put the “Control” in Network Access Control Identity-Driven Access Gateways manufactured by Caymas Systems allow organizations to identify, authorize, protect and audit everyone that accesses corporate data and applications.Caymas Systems was founded in 2002 by Terence Brown and Robert Bortolotto, and ceased its operations in late 2007. Source: Caymas Systems Resources Related to Identity-based NAC: Using Identity to Put the Control in Network Access Control : Read More

Turn Identity into a Business Enabler, Not an IT Bottleneck


This paper will examine identity and context as they relate to your identity management (IdM) infrastructure, and it will also look at how delivering identity and context as a service can help jumpstart—or extend—your identity management efforts, offering you actionable insight into your most valuable resource: your employees, partners, and customers.

identity metasystem  Identity into a Business Enabler, Not an IT Bottleneck This paper will examine identity and context as they relate to your identity management (IdM) infrastructure, and it will also look at how delivering identity and context as a service can help jumpstart—or extend—your identity management efforts, offering you actionable insight into your most valuable resource: your employees, partners, and customers. Read More

Case Study: Ping Identity


Ping Identity provides software for the computer security and identity management industry. Ping wanted to facilitate rapid, high-end development and accelerate time to market for its leading Web security product. When its first outsourcing choice didn’t offer enough Agile development expertise, Ping found another solution that helped reduce costs by 46 percent and doubled in-house performance in key areas. Learn more.

identity metasystem  Study: Ping Identity Ping Identity provides software for the computer security and identity management industry. Ping wanted to facilitate rapid, high-end development and accelerate time to market for its leading Web security product. When its first outsourcing choice didn’t offer enough Agile development expertise, Ping found another solution that helped reduce costs by 46 percent and doubled in-house performance in key areas. Learn more. Read More

Identity-based Policy Enforcement: A LAN Security Best Practices Whitepaper


Disappearing network perimeters highlight the need for identity-based security. Open networks, mobile systems, and unmanaged endpoints have become overwhelming obstacles—and cash drains. However, enforced identity-based policies within identity-blind systems have proven futile. Is there a solution? Yes. Make your policy enforcement layer identity-aware—build user identity knowledge directly into your network fabric.

identity metasystem  enforcement layer identity-aware—build user identity knowledge directly into your network fabric. Read More

Centrify Introduces New Cloud-based Identity Management Offering


Centrify has introduced a new Windows Azure cloud-based offering for identity management—Centrify DirectControl for SaaS. The product goes beyond identity management solutions and provides comprehensive unified identity services across an organization’s mobile, cloud, and data center infrastructures. The product leverages existing Microsoft Active Directory investments and allows a company to

identity metasystem  Introduces New Cloud-based Identity Management Offering Centrify has introduced a new Windows Azure cloud-based offering for identity management—Centrify DirectControl for SaaS. The product goes beyond identity management solutions and provides comprehensive unified identity services across an organization’s mobile, cloud, and data center infrastructures. The product leverages existing Microsoft Active Directory investments and allows a company to extend the management across a broad range of Read More

Management Excellence: The Metrics Reloaded


The key to enterprise performance management is to identity a company’s value drivers, focus on them, and align the company to drive results. But there are many management methodologies—such as the balanced scorecard, performance prism, and five forces. What is the right framework for your business? Find out about six management processes and the tools that can help you asses which metrics framework will work for you.

identity metasystem  performance management is to identity a company’s value drivers, focus on them, and align the company to drive results. But there are many management methodologies—such as the balanced scorecard, performance prism, and five forces. What is the right framework for your business? Find out about six management processes and the tools that can help you asses which metrics framework will work for you. Read More

The Business Case for Tokenization


Tokenization is a new type of technology that is being used by companies to reduce the risk of losing sensitive data to identity thieves. This paper discusses how you can make practical use of tokenization to reduce your risk. Additionally, this paper discusses specific target applications in your organization that you should consider for an implementation of tokenization.

identity metasystem  losing sensitive data to identity thieves. This paper discusses how you can make practical use of tokenization to reduce your risk. Additionally, this paper discusses specific target applications in your organization that you should consider for an implementation of tokenization. Introduction Tokenization is a technology that helps reduce the chance of losing sensitive data - credit card numbers, social security numbers, banking information, and other types of PII. Tokenization accomplishes this by Read More

Best Practices for Role Management


Role management is becoming recognized as an essential aspect of an organization's identity management and security. But role management goes well beyond simply assigning passwords or user IDs. You must also manage and govern the roles related to the core business activities of your organization. Start by looking at key considerations for choosing a role management solution, and benefit from suggested best practices.

identity metasystem  aspect of an organization''s identity management and security. But role management goes well beyond simply assigning passwords or user IDs. You must also manage and govern the roles related to the core business activities of your organization. Start by looking at key considerations for choosing a role management solution, and benefit from suggested best practices. Read More

Yet Another Branding Debacle (This Time, It's ERP for Services)


Organizations providing billable services to their clients can benefit from an enterprise resource planning solution. But what makes ERP for services different from solutions known as product portfolio management for professional services automation? And which is best for your organization?

identity metasystem  one branding image or identity to a new one, can also be called product scope creep, feature creep, or even featuritis, depending on the software programming or design or the marketing situation in question (in the IT industry, the evocative software bloat has been used to describe a similar phenomenon). ERP for services, a relatively new addition to the ERP spectrum, has been creeping into the picture as some traditional ERP vendors are making efforts to appeal to non-manufacturing markets. Read More

Smart Enterprise Single Sign-on (ESSO)


The increasing number of passwords actually decrease productivity and present a security risk when people get frustrated and write their passwords on a sticky note. This means the application of a single sign-on (SSO) solution provides greater security and improved user-friendliness and productivity. Learn how to increase the security and usability of existing and alternative authentication methods, and how the requirements for user authentication can be realized efficiently and at low cost.

identity metasystem  4.2. Integration with Existing Identity Management Solutions In addition to the seamless integration in heterogeneous IT landscapes, Secure SignOn also integrates easily into existing Identity Management Systems. As the identity management system assigns the proper roles and privileges, the employee is also provisioned for strong authentication and Single Sign-On. When the users signs on to the network with or without a security device he can only access those defined systems, resources, and applications Read More

Brave New World-Biometrics in HR


Human resources (HR) professionals often have to deal with errors in recording employees’ effectiveness while accomplishing their jobs. My colleague Ted Rohm gives an overview in this recent blog post of how biometrics can help with these HR challenges. He makes the case that biometrics technology is an option worth considering for certain aspects of business operations. As Ted mentions in his

identity metasystem  organizations with high turnover. Identity theft is a common crime that many governments are trying to prevent by applying harsh punishments to the criminals involved and by increasing security measures for institutions who handle private information. Many people change jobs several times over their lifetimes, and having people’s biometric data duplicated on the servers of many employers could open the door for hackers to take ahold of that information and use it for criminal purposes, as some Read More

Madness? Mergers, Acquisitions, and Divestitures


One of the riskiest moves company stakeholders can make is to acquire and merge with another company or to divest themselves of company assets. Despite the best of intentions, many mergers, acquisitions, and divestitures produce results far below expectations. Learn why failure happens, and how to prevent it by following the overriding best practice in successful acquisitions, mergers, and divestitures: preparedness.

identity metasystem  the Postmerger Integration Phase Identity Management Resource and Portfolio Management Master-Data Management Solutions for Building a Business Process Platform Building on an Integrated IT Environment The Hallmarks of Successful Mergers and Acquisitions Where to Go to Beat the Odds EXECUTIVE SUMMARY AVOIDING FAILURE IN MERGERS, ACQUISITIONS, AND DIVESTITURES Human beings take risks. In business, one of the riskiest moves company stakeholders can take is to acquire and merge with another company or to Read More

Best Practices for User Provisioning Management


Organizations need to control who has access to enterprise resources, what level of access individuals have, and who is authorized to grant access. But you may not know that identity management involves more than your organization s operations side—you must also align your infrastructure to maximize security. Find out key considerations and best practices for developing a user provisioning and access management strategy.

identity metasystem  may not know that identity management involves more than your organization s operations side—you must also align your infrastructure to maximize security. Find out key considerations and best practices for developing a user provisioning and access management strategy. Read More

Secure Information Sharing for Layer-two Networks: Delivering Security without Complexity


Although layer-two networks are a viable, cost-effective alternative to traditional wide area network (WAN) services, they have some major security deficiencies. One of the key drawbacks of layer two is its inability to handle identity authentication—which creates serious theft and vulnerability problems. With a layer-two data protection solution, however, you can mitigate these types of security issues.

identity metasystem  its inability to handle identity authentication—which creates serious theft and vulnerability problems. With a layer-two data protection solution, however, you can mitigate these types of security issues. Read More

IQMS Continues to Extend EnterpriseIQ ERP Footprint


IQMS recently announced the release of a number of new large modules and some 550 functional enhancements to its flagship solution EnterpriseIQ. The most recent module added to EnterpriseIQ is the WebDirect B2C portal. The WebDirect B2C storefront lets consumers browse products, make product purchases, and monitor order status and history directly on a manufacturer’s Web site.

identity metasystem  storefront to match their identity. The module was developed with SSL encryption technology to adhere to PA-DSS credit card security standards, and extends the functionality announced with the latest release of EnterpriseIQ. The latest release of EnterpriseIQ also includes an advanced warehouse management system (WMS) module that, accordingly to IQMS, rivals Tier 1 standalone WMS systems. The EnterpriseIQ WMS supports rule-based directed pick up and put away, wave management for sales order picking, work Read More