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Prying eyes steal customer data at a major EU Telco: How to avoid insider data theft

Prying eyes steal customer data at a major EU Telco: How to avoid insider data theft

This notification is possibly the first major breach made visible under the new tough EU Telecoms rules on data privacy. The data stolen includes “names, addresses, birth date, gender, bank sort code and bank account numbers for approximately 2 million applications from individuals seeking to sign up with Vodafone Germany”. The key word here is [...]

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Privileged Identity 101: Digging for God-Like Accounts

Privileged Identity 101: Digging for God-Like Accounts

        By Philip Lieberman When I think about managing identities and privileges within an organization, one of my favorite analogies for the whole privileged identity lifecycle is biblical. Everything starts ‘in the beginning’ with a super user.  Whether someone starts with a server or a workstation, creates on-premise solutions for their network [...]

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What Identity Issues Should The Enterprise Be Aware of With Public Cloud Computing?

We’d like to call Eve Maler our first guest “vlogger.” We asked Eve to set up her video camera to answer a series of questions over the next several weeks about identity issues and cloud computing. In her first installment, Eve answers the question about what identity issues the enterprise should be aware of with [...]

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How Do You Add Relevance and Context To A Customer’s Identity?

You may know the identity of someone when they come to your web site but how do you determine a level of context and relevance when the information about the person is spread across multiple customer databases? Radiant Logic’s Dietrich Schuller tells us a big part of it is about defining attributes. He provides a [...]

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Kantara, Obama and A Federated World

We caught up with Brett McDowell at the RSA Conference to talk about the Kantara Initiative, the new identity organization that seeks to to create interoperability between identity efforts: SAML, OpenId and information cards. A key driver is fast adoption of consumer technologies and how that intersects with the enterprise. What is the Kantara Initiative [...]

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