Building A New Foundation for Decentralized Identity

Written by Ron Bowron For those of us from the Apple IIe and the Windows 3.1 Generation, we all remember the days of “Granted until Denied” permissions and the simple Access Control List. Imagine having full access to the computer and all the system’s resources just by logging in?  We were gods in our own […]

5 Final Thoughts on Gartner IAM 2019

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2019 was another record-breaking year, but these records are not the type we’ll be celebrating. Data breaches in 2019 were the worst in history. According to a report by New Risk Based Security, by November 2019 there was already a 33% increase in data breaches and exposed records compared to 2018. With this in mind, […]

RSA 2019 Highlights: Security Challenges Moving to the Cloud


Let’s take a look at the Security Foundations Seminar that kicked off the RSA 2019 conference in San Francisco, California last week. The full-day session featured multiple speakers and presentations to shed light on the process of defining and deploying security frameworks, foundations, and architectures. One topic covered in depth was the security challenges involved with […]

Understanding Role Based Access Control (RBAC)


This article serves as an introduction to understanding role-based access control and how it can benefit your organization. To learn more about how role-based access control improves business performance, watch our on-demand webinar: How to Effectively Use Role-Based Access Control in the Real World.   Understanding role-based access control: What is RBAC? From an operational perspective, […]

2018 Gartner IAM Highlights: Looking Back at Looking Forward

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This past December, Idenhaus attended the 2018 Gartner IAM Summit in Las Vegas. The annual Gartner IAM conference is all about learning from the best. No subject matter expert, no matter how talented, can know everything about everything. We benefit from the new ideas, shared knowledge, and lessons learned from those who have tried a new […]

Highlights from Sailpoint’s Sales & Partner Kickoff #SailPointSKO18


“Identity has never been so strategically important.”  – Mark McClain, CEO/Founder Sailpoint Idenhaus partners with several IAM and Cybersecurity vendors and we work hard to stay current on the latest technologies. We recently attended the Sailpoint partner conference (#SailPointSKO18) in Dallas, TX and, as sales and technical training events go, it was very worthwhile. Sailpoint extended their hand to […]

Why Digital Trust Is the Cornerstone of Identity Management


This year’s #GartnerIAM Summit was packed with excellent insights, and we couldn’t fit our recap into a single blog post. So, this is the final segment in our recap of Gartner’s Identity & Access Management Summit 2017. You can read the first two segments here: 6 Highlights from Gartner IAM Conference 2017 and Overcoming Challenges of Identity Governance & […]

Overcoming Challenges of Identity Governance & Administration (IGA)


How many Identity Governance and Administration (IGA) success stories have you heard? Probably not many. At 2017’s #GartnerIAM Summit, Gartner analyst Felix Gaehtgens described the typical approach to IGA projects as relying on “Medieval concepts” to address the challenges of managing IGA programs. Clearly, organizational thinking about how to deploy these technologies is not keeping pace with the realities of IGA […]

6 Highlights from Gartner IAM Conference 2017


Gartner hosted the 12th Identity and Access Management (IAM) Summit in Las Vegas last week, which is likely the largest annual gathering of IAM Professionals in the world with more than 1,700 attendees. The conference format is aggressive with two and half days of presentations, roundtables, plenary sessions, and vendor demonstrations. And that is just during the daytime […]

Prevent Your Cybersecurity “Castle in the Cloud” From Crumbling

The Fortress of the Knights, located in Syria, was one of the most impenetrable, secure castles in history. The surrounding land steeply slopes away, making access to the castle difficult and rendering traditional invasion methods ineffective. But, in 1271, it finally fell to a group of Muslim sultans who used stealth to take down the castle. In […]