There’s been an unintended effect from Okta’s acquisition of customer identity giant Auth0. It confused its own sales force with similar CIAM products. Salespeople quit. Okta's CEO says the company will work on better sales integration of Auth0.
Implementation of security service edge technology has progressed over the past six months from early adopters to mainstream organizations, with requests for proposals around SSE projects now carrying tight deadlines rather than no deadline at all, says iboss co-founder and CEO Paul Martini.
The U.S. Consumer Financial Protection Bureau is warning lenders they can be liable for data breaches for causing consumers "substantial injury." To avoid liability, the bureau recommends that banks implement multifactor authentication and especially Web Authentication.
Behavioral Intelligence at Scale can help businesses prevent account creation fraud and improve CX for trusted users. But not every business has access to the volume of data required to provide that scale.
Thales plans to enter the customer identity and access management market through its purchase of an emerging European CIAM player. The French firm plans to capitalize on OneWelcome's strong product by extending its footprint beyond Europe and into North America and Asia-Pacific.
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.
Accelerated digital transformation has only complicated the identity verification challenge for enterprises. But Chuck Moore of Early Warning says behavioral analytics and anomaly detection combined can reduce both fraud and the friction that can come with traditional authentication methods.
Customer identity and access management - CIAM - is less of an option and more of an expectation as customers and citizens exercise how they wish to be treated by the enterprises with which they conduct digital business. Alex Laurie of ForgeRock details the current state and future of CIAM.
The latest edition of the ISMG Security Report analyzes the latest cyberthreats to the energy sector as Russia's invasion of Ukraine continues. It also examines best practices for Customer Identity and Access Management and how healthcare institutions can sharpen their defense strategies.