Tag: Risk Management

Conflation or Confusion? You Decide

RWW Enterprise just covered the latest update of PingFederate in an article titled It’s PingFederate 6.6 Versus “Identity as a Service”. I couldn’t pass up the opportunity to comment on some details that made me cringe, so naturally this blog post was born. Please note that this is not about PingFederate in specific, a product

When Will We Stop Taping Up Our Windows?

It was an interesting weekend, to say the least. I’ve never had to prepare for a hurricane before, so going through the exercise was a revelation in so many ways. You discover what you consider really “valuable” (like when I actually packed my external hard drive that has 10 years worth of digital images and

FFIEC Updates Their Guidance. And The Winner Is…

In my last post, I mentioned that the FFIEC was preparing an update to their 2005 guidance on internet banking authentication. Well, that update is out, and Anil John couldn’t wait to let me know about it (:)). The update, entitled ‘Supplement to Authentication in an Internet Banking Environment‘ recognizes both the growth in online

So What Does Constitute “Reasonable” Security?

A couple of weeks ago, I tweeted about what I called a must-read article by Brian Krebs. Fellow identirati Anil John lamented yesterday that we hadn’t discussed this more in the community, and on second glance I can see why. The article covers a court case where the magistrate was basically asked to decide what

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

Şekerbank secures online banking with award-winning OAAM implementation

Şekerbank T.A.Ş. is the leading Turkish bank for small and midsize enterprises, and its internet banking services are among the three highest-rated online banking Web sites in Turkey. They have earned a reputation for having the most user-friendly and secure online banking Web sites in the country. Last week at the European Identity Conference, they

Rogue Accounts – Now Legally Challenging As Well

The impact that judicial courts are having on the world of tech has been in the news recently, whether it be an Italian judge ruling that content sites are liable for user uploaded content, or the class action lawsuit that Google Buzz faces over privacy issues. But another legal opinion was brought to my attention

Kuppinger Cole’s free Virtual Conference on Access Governance

The identity management analyst team over at Kuppinger Cole is organizing a free virtual conference on Enterprise Access Governance over the next two days (December 8 and 9). They’ll be putting forward their thoughts on what constitutes a complete access governance program, and what is the best, most optimal way to go about managing your

Executive IdM Session at OpenWorld: It’s All About Managing Risk

One of the things I did at OpenWorld this year was attend an Executive IdM Session that brought together folks from the IdM team and some of our best customers to share information and talk about the future direction of identity management at Oracle. It was an interesting gathering with lots of good discussion that