Okta has stemmed employee attrition and accelerated customer identity sales by clarifying product function but now has to grapple with longer sales cycles for small to midsized businesses. Okta says efforts to reposition its customer identity offering over the past quarter have borne fruit.
Japanese conglomerate Hitachi has sold its small identity-as-a-service practice to Canadian software specialist Volaris Group to drive better execution around core products. The firm found it was easy to get lost within Hitachi given the conglomerate's size and focus on electronics and engineering.
Vikas Malhotra, country manager, LastPass, discusses establishing a password management program as the first line of defense in establishing user identity, followed by 2FA and MFA as the second step in the protection process.
Today's big challenge for practitioners is identifying the "known and unknown" attack surface faster than the hackers. There is a need to build purpose-built sensors and asset management strategies to discover unknown attacks, says Debashish Jyotiprakash, vice president - Asia at Qualys.
Bitwarden has raised $100 million to expand into new product areas including developer secrets, passwordless and privileged access management. The investment will help the firm debut new features for individual and business users and expand its footprint in Japan, Germany, France and South America.
A month after his firm was taken private in a $6.9 billion deal, SailPoint founder and CEO Mark McClain discusses the prospect of consolidation, emerging competition and plans to expand "more quickly and aggressively" in the identity governance space - thanks to Thoma Bravo's financial backing.
One Identity selected ex-LogRhythm CEO Mark Logan as its next leader and tasked him with standing the Quest subsidiary up as a stand-alone entity. The company offers identity governance, privileged access, identity management and Active Directory management solutions thanks to buying OneLogin.
CyberArk has pushed beyond privileged access management to address broader identity use cases as the rise of machine identities creates new challenges. The company will offer more holistic protection to user and nonuser identities by expanding into secrets management and cloud privilege security.
How does a conglomerate implement PAM across multiple companies? What are some of the challenges, and how can you overcome them? Gonz Gonzales, the CISO at JG Summit Holdings, one of the largest conglomerates in the Philippines, shares his journey of PAM implementation across companies.
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.
In the latest "Proof of Concept," Lisa Sotto, Jeremy Grant and ISMG editors discuss the significance of Apple, Google and Microsoft supporting the FIDO protocol's passwordless sign-in standard, progress made on Biden's cybersecurity executive order and updates on U.S. cybersecurity and privacy laws.
As one embarks on a zero trust journey, it's best to start with a network approach, according to Amit Basu, who is vice president, chief information officer and chief information security officer at International Seaways, a New York-based tanker company.