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The Bigger Picture: Bringing Maturity to the IDaaS Market

In my last blog, I observed that the market for identity-as-a-service (IDaaS) is showing signs of immaturity. For a variety of reasons, vendors, analysts, and even enterprises are focusing on one corner of IDaaS – access management – at the expense of the bigger picture, which is solving some real […]

Without Governance, History Repeats Itself With IDaaS

We’re all familiar with the old adage “those who fail to study history are destined to repeat it.” But for some reason, this practical advice doesn’t always stick. Building upon my reflections of SailPoint’s history in the identity governance market, I’ve been thinking about the cloud-based identity management, or identity-as-a-service […]

SailPoint Partners Unite: PwC Acquires Everett

It’s an exciting time in the world of identity and access management. If you haven’t heard by now, Everett, an IAM specialist and one of our longest-standing partners, was acquired by PwC, another one of our long-standing partners. While we’re thrilled for our friends at Everett given our history with […]

SailPoint is a Leader in Identity Governance

It’s official – SailPoint is a leader in identity governance. First – Gartner named us the leader in their “Magic Quadrant on the Identity Governance and Administration (IGA)” market, for the third time running. And today, Forrester named SailPoint a leader in the Forrester™ Wave: Identity Management and Governance (IMG), […]

Identity Management in the Digital Age

In the business world, we have undergone a fundamental change: employees can work from anywhere and on a multitude of devices, data and applications are no longer wholly stored in-house, and new software and technologies are changing the way we interact with one another both on a personal and professional […]

Looking Back at 10 Years of Identity Governance

SailPoint recently celebrated our 10th anniversary as a company. During that time, I’ve seen a lot of viewpoints and approaches come and go in the IAM market. Our space has evolved and matured over the past 10 years. We as an industry – vendors, partners, and customers – have gained […]

Balanced Risk Management Must Include Security Incident Response

In previous blogs, I wrote about the growing market for cyber security insurance, and how more and more organizations are insuring themselves against what seems inevitable – cyber attacks and data breaches. Driving this trend is the increased frequency and severity of cyber attacks – and the knowledge that they […]

Cyber Security Insurance: A Good Thing or a Bad Thing?

In my last blog, I discussed the emergence of cyber security insurance to address the growing threat of data security breaches. As cyber security insurance becomes more common, I think it’s important for us to consider the impact of this new development, because it’s likely to have far-reaching consequences in […]

SailPoint Named a Leader in the IGA Magic Quadrant for Third Year

At SailPoint, we strive to lead the market in both innovation and unparalleled customer service. These two priorities have taken us far with our customers and partners, and we’re proud to be the recognized leader in identity governance. While customer feedback is the most important to us, it’s always great […]

The New Normal: Cyber Security Insurance

You may not have realized it, but in 2014 the IT security industry hit a tipping point. That’s when many of the world’s largest corporations realized that cyber security was no longer just a technical problem for the IT department or an audit issue for the Chief Compliance Officer. Instead, […]