The Identity Blog

Get Familiar with the Cyber Basics

At a time when the majority of our life happens behind a screen, being “cyber smart” is more important than ever. After all, this year has already seen more than a fair share of attacks and breaches, and cyberattacks are becoming more sophisticated with more evolved bad actors cropping up […]

Hot Jobs: SailPoint Engineering

Authored by Jim Moore It’s no secret that the market for software engineers, engineering managers, and product managers is crazy right now. We’re all getting bombarded by multiple inbound recruiter messages every week. So why do I continue to stay at SailPoint? That’s a pretty easy question to answer: I’ve […]

How Well Can You Protect Your AWS Cloud?

Moving critical workloads to Amazon Web Services (AWS) means significant cost savings and real productivity increases for your organization. The number of recent cybersecurity incidents involving external cloud assets has nearly tripled.1   Maximizing the benefits of AWS is important, but not at the expense of allowing your organization to be exposed to increased risk. Cybercriminals today are relentlessly looking to infect corporate systems with malware so they can steal […]

Guararapes, Netbr and SailPoint Bring Identity Security to Life

Grupo Guararapes is the largest fashion group in Brazil and the parent company of the Lojas Riachuelo retail chain. Riachuelo has more than 38 thousand employees and 315 stores across Brazil. With distributed systems, complex data repositories, fixed and temporary workers, and thousands of privileged credentials, the Guararapes Group needed to ensure strong identity security and onboarding policies for all Riachuelo employees. Their successful identity project came to life through the Group’s Security Information team, with consultancy support from Netbr and identity technology from SailPoint.  This partnership resulted in a completely new identity security architecture. As a result, the companies of Grupo Guararapes were able to increase application security, streamline […]

Deploying a New Region Faster Than You Can Bake a Potato

Authored by Justin Watkinson, Senior Staff DevOps Engineer One trait I appreciate about the DevOps team at SailPoint is an attitude towards “the other CI” — Continuous Improvement. I believe it’s a habit of highly effective DevOps teams to be able to get things out to production quickly, but also be able […]

Friday Quick-Take: What to Know About SailPoint’s Position in The Forrester Wave™: Identity Management and Governance, Q4 2021

Tic-tac-toe, three in a row! SailPoint was named a leader in The Forrester Wave™: Identity Management and Governance, Q4 2021, for the third year in a row. 🎉  At SailPoint, we take what we do very seriously, so you can bet we are beyond proud to be named a leader. We also believe in […]

What Greek Mythology Can Teach Us About Present-Day Cybersecurity

The cybersecurity Pandora’s Box is still open, and it shows no signs of shutting down when it comes to our present-day digital posture. Last year, we found how the forced transition to remote work opened security and compliance gaps, effectively opening a cybersecurity Pandora’s Box. Presently, many enterprises are still grappling with […]

SailPoint Spotlight: Women in Cybersecurity

Authored By Alpana Tyagi At SailPoint, it’s important for us to realize the critical role diversity plays in the cybersecurity workforce. Today, women only comprise 20% of the cybersecurity workforce, and here at SailPoint we continuously strive to include more women in our crew. I strongly believe that representation matters […]

Legacy to Modern: Replacing Legacy Identity at PG&E

“This is one of the most impressive projects that I’ve seen in a very long time. Replacing Oracle and successfully migrating to a modern Identity platform is no small feat, but PG&E, Integral and SailPoint worked as a team.” – Harry Gould, Senior Vice President of Worldwide Alliances and Channels, […]

Tricker-Tweet: Identity Security 101 in 11 Tweets

What is Identity Security? You’ve heard the phrase, read long jargony articles about it, but you still aren’t quite clear on what it means. You’re in luck! Below we described identity security in 11 bite-sized tweets. Identity security (also known as identity governance and identity management) protects against cyber threats […]