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The Corporate Winners and Losers in a Pandemic-Disrupted World

In the 2016 sci-fi movie “Arrival,” 12 alien ships arrive on Earth and provoking chaos, panic and exposure to geopolitical conflicts. Similarly, the arrival and subsequent spread of COVID-19 across the globe is causing disproportionate impacts and turmoil across the largest business sectors. Recent reports from JP Morgan and business […]

Three Questions with Senior Test Engineer, Kelly Wrinkle

Kelly Wrinkle has always had an interest in technology. While studying interactive design and game development in college, she discovered that her attention to detail and curiosity would make her a perfect fit for a career in testing. Test engineers are required to fully test a product or system to […]

Why Remote Work is Not the New Normal

As we all struggle with Zoom fatigue, Slack overload, and months of not wearing pants (ok maybe not all of us), a very common discussion is whether this is the new normal. I’ve had this conversation with colleagues, friends, and family (ironically largely over Zoom). My perspective is that this shift to fully distributed […]

Digital Transformation: How Remote Working is Speeding Adoption of Zero Trust

This blog is co-authored by David Manks, SailPoint Manager, Technology Alliances Product Marketing and Aubrey Turner, Ping Identity Executive Advisor. In today’s modern enterprises, employees ask for three things: Access to their applications and systems from anywhere, at any time, and from any device. This seems simple, right? In theory, […]

Leading with Intention: Innovation

As the saying goes, change is the only constant in life. When I co-founded SailPoint 15 years ago, we were a startup where it felt like change happened every minute of every hour. To meet change head on, along with its challenges that tag along like younger siblings, innovation was the answer.   Innovation is what we […]

Three Questions with Alison (Ali) Haughton, Healthcare Marketing Manager at SailPoint

The best results often come from an unlikely place — failure. As a healthcare industry veteran, Ali Haughton has seen her fair share of success in large part because of her ability to adapt and sidestep any hurdles headed her way. Ali’s path to healthcare, to IT, and SailPoint was […]

How The Stress Test That Is 2020 Taught Me To Lead with Intention

The events of 2020 have thus far proven to be a forcing function for change. Call it what you will – unprecedented times, a period of reckoning or extraordinary new beginnings – but none of what we’ve seen as a culture this year can be ignored. Some of that change […]

Three Questions with Optiv’s Julie Talbot-Hubbard

Always accept the challenge! Julie Talbot-Hubbard is no stranger to security and accepting challenges is in her nature. She began her career as an auditor but quickly took the challenge to take on more progressive leadership positions in information risk and security at that same organization. She’s now held leadership […]

Three Ways Identity Governance Secures the Oil and Gas Industry

According to the federal Energy Information Administration, oil production has been rising steadily since 2009 with the U.S. becoming the world’s leading producer of natural gas.  EIA’s preliminary data for 2019 indicates that total U.S. petroleum production averaged about 19.33 million barrels per day (mmb/d). Natural gas is used in a […]

Three Ways to Avoid a Data Breach: A How-To Guide

Since the beginning, humans have created ‘how-to guides’ to help with just about anything. Information sharing is the bedrock of villages — whether in ancient, modern, or future times — and is constantly evolving. From back in the caveman days with paintings on the wall instructing others how to hunt to […]