Four ISMG editors discuss important cybersecurity issues, including the hot topics at ISMG roundtable discussions - such as challenges around software supply chain security, highlights from ISMG's upcoming Healthcare Summit, and how some cybersecurity vendors are creating their own venture funds.
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Markus Kalka, head of security authentication services at Takeda, talks about the challenges of changing identity service providers and shares the experience of consolidating three services into one at his company, a Japanese multinational pharmaceutical.
Tired of keeping track of passwords? Recent announcements by major platform vendors Google, Apple and Microsoft could have passwords down for the count in the next six years, says Andrew Shikiar, executive director of the FIDO Alliance, which has been on a 10-year mission to eliminate passwords.
Ping Identity is making a $50 million bet it can integrate cutting-edge technology into its own stack through a new in-house corporate venture fund to support identity and access management technology startups. "We want to have a nice overall corporate strategy portfolio," says Ping's Anton Papp.
Jeremy Grant of Venable says we are getting closer to eradicating the password. He says that in the next 12 to 18 months, "There will be a lot of uptake from big, consumer-facing brands to finally kill the password and let people instead create a passkey when they sign up for an account."
With the ongoing pandemic driving digital transformation and hybrid work, it's no surprise that the theme of this year's RSA Conference was "transform." Carrying forward that theme, RSA CEO Rohit Ghai says that channeling "disruptive forces at play" can be a powerful tool for driving needed changes.
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Companies need better visibility into their ever-changing distributed environments "like never before," says Mike Kiser, director of strategy and standards at SailPoint. He discusses cloud governance, digital transformation and identities, and the importance of transparency in automation.
What are some challenges of shifting on-premises PAM to the cloud, and how should one go about it? Peter Gankin, head of identity and access management at Takeda, a Japanese multinational pharmaceutical company, shares his views.
Okta's competitive win rates and renewal rates weren't measurably affected by the Lapsus$ cyberattack that came to light in March. The company looked through hundreds of opportunities with customers and prospects to see if any of the potential sales had been delayed or canceled due to the breach.
Microsoft plans to roll out new decentralized identity and cloud infrastructure entitlement management products to extend secure access from users to workloads and apps. Microsoft Entra Permissions Management will be available on a stand-alone basis in July, and Verified ID will debut in August.