Market Views

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 […]

Why You Should Consider a Cyber Career

At SailPoint, we know that it’s important to love what you do, and love where you do it. If you’re interested in joining a company where you have an impact and can challenge yourself, check out our SaaS engineering and DevOps openings. Cybersecurity is one of the hottest sectors today, […]

EY Zero Trust Framework: Impact on the Business

Authored by Sam Tang, EY Chief Identity Architect  It’s probably not a surprise to anyone in the IT and security industry to say that Zero Trust is a “top of mind” initiative for professionals over this past year and a key part of an enterprise organization’s 2022 strategic planning. The challenge is that few organizations know where they are […]

As the U.S. Government Moves Towards Zero Trust, SailPoint Continues To Support Key Federal Security Initiatives

Authored by Frank Briguglio, CISSP – Public Sector Strategist, SailPoint  There’s been a lot of movement from officials to shore up the U.S. government’s security posture.  In early September, the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) published the draft strategy “Moving the U.S. Government Towards Zero Trust Cybersecurity Principles” to identify critical security […]

Friday Quick-Take: The Water Cooler Version of SailPoint’s Leadership in the Latest Industry Analyst Report

Pop the Waterloo sparkling water (we are big fans at the SailPoint HQ) or the real-deal bubbles, depending on what part of the world you are in, because we are celebrating this week! Recently, the SailPoint Crew (if you’re new here, that is what we like to call ourselves) was named Overall Leader in KuppingerCole’s Leadership Compass Identity as a Service-Identity Governance and Administration […]

Identity Discombobulated – Reorienting Identity in the Enterprise

Authored by Gary Savarino, Identity Strategist APAC Identity is not a new concept. Since the invention of the ‘digital identity,’ organizations have been tackling the challenges of identity with various approaches for decades. Identity capabilities, often generically categorized as Identity and Access Management (IAM) or Identity Management (IDM), represent multiple […]

Finding the Needles (Shadow IT) in the Haystack

Authored by Barak Kaufman The explosion of SaaS continues and has become a major challenge for enterprise security teams. Organizations now store nearly all of their most sensitive corporate data in cloud applications.   Additionally, the use of shadow SaaS applications (hidden from IT) is a widespread issue. According to SailPoint’s research, most organizations have 3.5-4x more SaaS apps in use by employees than the IT & Security teams are aware of.  Each one of these SaaS applications introduces new […]

Correlated Identities from IDN within CAM

Authored by Doug Fierro A fundamental question we have been helping customers with for years is also a very basic one: who has access to what? This includes access to environments, applications, systems, and repositories across the IT landscape from an IT perspective. This was not a simple task before […]

Can You Prevent Access Risks Before They Happen?

Authored by Alex Gambill Preventing access risks is like building defenses for a castle. There are ramparts that form a perimeter and a moat to deter invaders because it’s a lot easier to keep enemies out than to remove them once they’re in. Trying to rid a system of risks after threats have been detected is analogous to building a moat around a castle after the enemy is inside.  We can think of identity security as the moat that forces users through a checkpoint that controls entry. User identification is the most relevant security […]

What if Identity Security and Access Management Didn’t Exist?

Authored by Karen Kelvie, Partner Marketing at Thales, and Taylor Wiggins, Product Marketing Manager – Technology Alliance at SailPoint In the world of tech, we love to future gaze. But while imagining potential new developments is exciting, it can be equally helpful to think about the reverse: How would things […]