Learn about best practices for privileged access management (PAM) in the context of how you’d secure valuables in your own home. In this episode of The Drawing Board, our experts discuss three PAM controls for guarding the pathways leading to the most sensitive resources in your house:
The use of just-in-time access to enforce the principle of least privilege is an important part of identity security and zero trust models. As organizations rapidly accelerate their digital transformation strategies, they are shifting from traditional perimeter security approaches to more modern approaches that...
In the latest weekly update, Venable's Jeremy Grant joins ISMG editors to discuss how to defend against the increasing use of MFA fatigue attacks, takeaways from a recent U.S. probe into compliance issues related to Login.gov services and the latest updates on the Improving Digital Identity Act.
Remote access provider Splashtop has bought server and network access management vendor Foxpass to get better visibility across co-managed and multi-tenant environments. The acquisition of Foxpass will simplify the onboarding experience for developers while ensuring passwords aren't being shared.
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.
CyberArk will promote Matt Cohen, 47, to CEO on April 3. Cohen, who is credited with optimizing CyberArk's go-to-market organization and leading its transition to a subscription business model, will replace Udi Mokady, 54, who co-founded CyberArk in 1999 and has served as its CEO since 2005.
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.
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.
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.
Okta has stemmed employee attrition and accelerated customer identity sales by clarifying product function but now has to grapple with longer sales cycles for small to midsized businesses. Okta says efforts to reposition its customer identity offering over the past quarter have borne fruit.
Japanese conglomerate Hitachi has sold its small identity-as-a-service practice to Canadian software specialist Volaris Group to drive better execution around core products. The firm found it was easy to get lost within Hitachi given the conglomerate's size and focus on electronics and engineering.
Bitwarden has raised $100 million to expand into new product areas including developer secrets, passwordless and privileged access management. The investment will help the firm debut new features for individual and business users and expand its footprint in Japan, Germany, France and South America.
A month after his firm was taken private in a $6.9 billion deal, SailPoint founder and CEO Mark McClain discusses the prospect of consolidation, emerging competition and plans to expand "more quickly and aggressively" in the identity governance space - thanks to Thoma Bravo's financial backing.