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Mistaken Identity: Ransomware, Facial Recognition, and Liz Wharton

Lawyer, cybersecurity, and privacy maven Liz Wharton regales us with tales of her hand-to-hand combat experience with the Atlanta ransomware of 2018 and then unfolds the current state of facial recognition in all its manifold splendor (and we didn’t even get to cover the security of drones, yet another of […]

Three Questions with SailPoint Chief People Officer Abby Payne

In late 2011, our Chief People Officer Abby Payne joined the SailPoint team. At that time, SailPoint had about 100 employees in six countries and was anticipating a phase of growth past true “startup mode.” Fast forward to today, SailPoint is now considered the leader in identity, with more than 1,200 employees in more than 25 countries and […]

If knowledge is power and data is king, then what’s in an identity?

Authors: Alison Nicole Haughton and Amber Miles What’s in a name?  Might be the chorus in a song across a number of different musical genres.  Alternatively, it could be a cheeky trick question at trivia night, e.g., What did Mohammed Ali say to Sonny Liston? But it can also be […]

Patenting Identity into the Future

In the last couple of years, SailPoint has found a renewed sense of ownership when dealing with our inventions. We sat down with our VP, Lead Corporate Architect Matt Domsch to get a look behind the curtain on what is driving these changes and what it means for identity.   How does the patent program […]

Facing the Tech-Powered, Human-Driven Business with Identity

The worldwide labor force is around three billion people. In the US alone we have 160 million people working – and many of them work at companies we interact with daily to keep our lives going. Those millions of people in businesses of all sizes are accessing apps and data […]

Dating Strategy or Malware Technique?

CatfishingDogfishingSniffingGhostingRootingBenchingDoppelgängingRoachingPharmingHauntingKittenfishingPhreakingOrbitingCrackingPhubbingBreadcrumbingStashingSpoofingSubmariningSnoopingMooningThroningWardrivingTindstagrammingVulturingZombieingPiggybackingSocial Engineering Dating Strategy: 2 (really?), 4, 6 (my entire middle school experience both socially and athletically), 8 (is askmen.com the best source for dating advice?), 10 (cosmo is definitely the canonical source for this kind of info, and possibly originates most of it), 11 (rampant on linkedin, to be […]

QNB Finansbank Scales Identity with SailPoint

Founded in 1987 and based in Istanbul, QNB Finansbank AS is the fifth-largest bank in Turkey. It provides core banking services to corporate, investment, and small/mid-sized business customers throughout the country. As of 2019, QNB Finansbank included 542 physical branches and nearly 13,000 employees. When it comes to identity and […]

Trust Issues, A Weekly News Podcast

There is so much cybersecurity news and so little time. That is why we are expanding our Mistaken Identity podcast family with Trust Issues, a weekly news podcast that will give you the top three security headlines each week, read off by Natalie Reina and Hannah Giles. But wait, there’s […]

SailPoint Engineers: Being Proactive, Not Reactive

Being proactive means anticipating problems, seeking new solutions and doing your best by acting before a situation turns into a source of confrontation or crisis. It means taking responsibility for our product rather than just watching how things happen. In this area of customer service, responding to clients or events after a […]

Mistaken Identity Podcast: Go Blue? The Customer Experience

Loma Miller joins us to talk about the “customer experience” (16:31)— from pizza to haircuts to University of Michigan Football (yes, we covered a lot of ground.) Hannah Giles and Natalie Reina cover the headlines (2:38), which include a return to prominence by Ashley Madison, how Twitter can allow others […]

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