Category: Oracle Identity Management

BT wins European Identity Award for Fraud Service powered by Oracle

Another year, another European Identity Award for an Oracle customer. At last weeks European Identity Conference, KuppingerCole gave their coveted award in the Governance, Risk Management and Compliance category to BT for their Managed Fraud Reduction service. The BT MFR service provides a real time risk assessment of online transactions, thus providing customers the ability

Identity Intelligence to Drive Business Objectives

As I pointed out in my answer to Ema’s question about the recent Gartner IAM Summit in London, the overwhelming theme of the conference was Identity & Access Intelligence. The main driver for this shift in focus being discussed at the conference was around the core idea of driving down costs in identity management projects,

An Entitlement-Centric Approach to Security

Last week, I gave a well-received talk to a group of CxO and high-level IT managers on a new way to think about security built around entitlements. The premise of the talk was that with the de-perimiterization of the enterprise, the modern enterprise has already become entitlement-based; we in the security industry just haven’t caught

Join Us (Me) at the Oracle Security Online Forum (Feb 24)

On Thursday, February 24, Oracle will be holding an online mini conference focusing on security – the Oracle Security Online Forum. This live joint event with Accenture will last from 12:00-4:00pm ET, and will feature a great line-up of speakers and sessions focusing on security trends, best practices, and proven solutions for your business. It’s

When “Trust” Is Not Enough

Computerworld has an interesting article ‘Security fail: When trusted IT people go bad‘ with the even more interesting subtitle “One rogue IT employee can do more damage than an army of hackers“. It’s well worth a read, if only to get a feel for the nightmarish scenarios CIO’s can be faced with. The 3 case

Future in the Clouds? How About Some ESSO-To-Go?

There is little doubt any more that the cloud revolution is in full swing. Enterprises today are adopting cloud-based and hosted solutions for everything from CRM to personal productivity applications to business intelligence. Enterprises want the user experience of accessing SaaS applications to be secure, but transparent. This pretty much mandates an approach based on

Speaking at Oracle Federal Forum on Oracle IdM & ICAM

The 4th annual Oracle Federal Forum is being held this Wednesday (Oct 20th) in Washington, DC. It’s a thought leadership day focused on the concerns of the transforming Federal government, where you’ll hear some real-world best practices and lessons from agencies, industry strategists and thought leaders. Oracle also uses this forum to provide an update

Multi-Factor Authentication going Mainstream

Some recent moves by major players could have a significant impact on the perception of multi-factor authentication technologies. Google recently introduced two-factor authentication for Google Apps. The mechanism they chose to employ relies on a one-time password token delivered to a cell phone either by an SMS text message or a call to the phone

Building a Strong Foundation for Your Cloud with Identity Management

That was the topic of my talk at OpenWorld this year. Fitting, I think, considering the emphasis that was put on Cloud Computing at OOW this year, starting with Larry’s opening keynote on Sunday. In my session, I talked about how, thanks in large part to the emergence of cloud computing, enterprises are moving towards

Introducing Oracle Security Governor for Healthcare

At OpenWorld today, Oracle announced the release of Oracle Security Governor for Healthcare, a unique and comprehensive security governance solution that helps healthcare organizations with proactive detection and prevention of security and privacy breaches (click here for the press release). Oracle Security Governor becomes the second product we have in the identity governance space, taking