Happenings

Manufacturing and Rethinking Identity Security: The Time Is Now

As manufacturers modernize operations to keep pace with Industry 4.0 technologies, the need to reassess existing cybersecurity strategies is paramount. Factories have long been enticing targets for industrial espionage, intellectual property theft and even production sabotage. Now, as the line between digital and physical processes continues to blur, the threat […]

The (Identity Security) Easy Button

Remember the “easy button” from Staples that was all the rage in the workplace a few years ago?  Well, I get this question all the time – is there a way to make this any easier, like an “easy button” for identity security? And truth be told, for what we […]

Zen and the Art of Identity Security

In the classic book Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance, a father and son take a cross-country motorcycle trip to connect. While the book is as philosophical as you can get, for today, I want to focus on one concept in the novel that resonated with me and how it […]

How to Incorporate SaaS Management Into Your Identity Security Program

This blog is part two in a three-part series exploring “What is SaaS Management?” In this installment, we’ll dig into the rise of SaaS and its incremental impact on identity security, and how this impacts IT teams. You can see the first installment of the series here: The Danger of SaaS Sprawl: […]

An Ocean of Data: Securing Unstructured Data in the Cloud

In a previous article, SailPoint EVP of Product, Grady Summers, depicts two seismic trends posing significant problems and challenges within organizations today: the rapid adoption of Software as a Service (SaaS) – mainly through Shadow IT – and the creation and movement of massive amounts of sensitive corporate data into […]

The Danger of SaaS Sprawl: How Unsecured Apps Compromise Your Security

This blog is part one in a three-part series exploring “What is SaaS Management?” In this installment we’ll dig into the rise of SaaS and its incremental impact on identity security and how IT teams are being impacted. If there’s one thing that every modern enterprise has in common, it’s […]

The Implications of Bring Your Own Identity

When I was seventeen, I played one of the greatest roles of my life: “Mark Jannell.” A younger student who we’ll call “Tim” (not his name, of course) had just started at my high school, and after knowing me for several weeks, asked my name. Amused that he had forgotten […]

Sail On: The Second Chapter

Last year, on the day after April Fool’s Day, I wrote that I had heard the word “unprecedented” used daily. At that time, we were approximately half a month into lockdown, COVID-19 changed the world overnight, and we didn’t know how long the shutdown would last. And this was no “April Fool’s.” […]

Happy International Women’s Month

On March 8, SailPoint celebrated International Women’s Day.  This day of reflection, education and action brings the SailPoint Crew together annually to surface conversations that carry us forward year-round.  As I reflect back on the conversations we had across SAIL, supporting women isn’t just a celebration or a one-day event […]

Don’t Let Sleeping Hackers Lie—Identity Security Is One Trick to Combat Cyber Threats

If anyone asks me about why I joined SailPoint almost a year ago, they’re going to get an earful about how all security starts with identity.  I’ve seen it for years: a breach that never would have occurred if the identity was properly secured. An intrusion that never would have become […]