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Embracing Both the Old and the New

If you happen to have had the great opportunity to live through the 70s and 80s, you may remember when cartoons, such as Looney Tunes™, were only available early Saturday mornings (at least in the US it was that way). TV stations would shut down at midnight as they played […]

From Start to Finish: How to Modernize Identity in State & Local Government and Education Sectors

Over the last few years, SailPoint noticed a shift in the State, Local Government and Education (SLED) marketplace’s approach to identity. SLED organizations across the U.S. are transforming their identity programs from antiquated legacy solutions, or often manual processes, to a solution that can manage the complexity of today’s IT […]

Get Your Head Out of the Clouds and Start Governing Access to Your Data

“You have to be there not for the fame and glory, but you have to be there because you believe your talent and ability can be applied effectively to operation…”—Alan Shepard, first American in space  When looking at this quote, it can be applied to smartly governing access to sensitive […]

RIP The Data Breach

No, the data breach isn’t actually dead. Yes, they’re still happening, they’re still bad and they’re still a problem. But man, am I tired of hearing about it. Instead of all the doom and gloom, can we instead focus on the positive? Here’s what I mean. Every organization has the […]

Molina Healthcare Builds Operational Efficiency with SailPoint

At our Navigate conference in Austin, we had the pleasure of hearing from a longtime customer, Molina Healthcare. During their session, Veda Sankepally, Manager – Platform Engineering shared their identity journey over the past few years. Here’s a recap on her session and an update on their program from the […]

Fast Federation: Onboarding Applications to your Identity Provider

As an IT administrator charged with onboarding a new application to your environment, you most often want to enable Single Sign-On, giving your team members access to the app using their corporate credentials (username and password). Granting said access is typically done via integration to an LDAP service directly (assuming […]

Mistaken Identity: A Time For Everything

Amidst the current heatwave, David Lee and Mike Kiser review the late summer identity landscape. They (well, Mike) propose a strategy for paying for the recent series of compliance-related fines by eliminating the entire public relations department, contemplate four days in a Dominican jail with John McAfee, and explore what […]

With SailPoint, AmeriGas Moves Identity to the Cloud

Founded in 1959, King of Prussia, PA-based AmeriGas has 1.7 million customers and 1,900 distributors in all 50 states. Since its founding, and with $31 billion in annual sales, AmeriGas has grown to become the nation’s largest propane distributor. With roughly 10,000 employees and contractors at its seasonal peak, AmeriGas […]

An Identity Moon Shot

As I reflect on the 50th anniversary of the moon landing, I am still in awe of all that we accomplished during that period in our history. The moon shot on July 20th, 1969 not only captured the world’s attention but imagining what can be realized from an impactful goal. […]

3 Fundamental Questions to Ask of Your Identity Program

While many continue to hold onto the concept of the hardened perimeter, the stark reality is that we live in an ever-evolving, perimeter-less world, where anyone can access anything from anywhere. Our infrastructures are fundamentally borderless, our critical data is cloud-based, and our users work from anyplace on the globe […]