The Identity Blog

A CISO’s View of Successful Identity Governance

In a modern enterprise, a CISO’s job is a complicated one. With the increasing risk of cyberattacks, and need for a flexible work environment, security and accessibility are in a never-ending competition. Every organization’s IT infrastructure is different, but most CISO’s would agree that a secure enterprise has a strong […]

A Proposed Maturity Model for Identity Governance and Analytics: Assimilating the Data

“Caminante, no hay camino. Se hace camino al andar.” Wanderer, there is no path. The path is made by walking. At the start, Identity Governance can seem an impossible task—much like pairing socks from a fresh load of laundry, or buying a toilet brush from Amazon, or, as I described […]

ISO and SOC? Alphabet Soup and What It Means for IdentityNow

Today we announced some important news, namely that we’ve completed two information security assessments for IdentityNow, SailPoint’s SaaS-based identity governance solution. We successfully completed an ISO/IEC 27001:2013 certification, and also obtained a SOC 2® Type 2 report with an unqualified opinion. While these letters and numbers sound complicated (and the […]

Friday Quick Take: Securely Enabling Government Employees

We often hear of employee churn in the federal government, particularly as new administrations take office. Hear from SailPoint’s Chief Strategy Officer Kevin Cunningham on Federal News Radio on how the power of identity allows agencies to manage this turnover and enable their employees to be productive and secure from day one.

Mistaken Identity: Clear Eyes, Full Data, Can’t Lose

Ok, so you have the largest data lake in the hemisphere, but now what do you do with it? David Lee and Mike Kiser welcome Gianni Aiello to explore how big data can be triaged even while the first few rounds of analytics begin to surface answers to pressing questions. […]

SailPoint Gives Back: The Level Up Games

[vc_row type=”grid”][vc_column][vc_column_text] The SailPoint Crew spent last Saturday competing at the Level Up Games with other large Austin tech companies to raise money for one of our favorite causes, Explore Austin! Our CEO Mark McClain kicked off the day with a game of dodgeball alongside other Austin tech executives. Then […]

Enabling Government Entities with Smarter Security

Norfolk County Council is the top tier governing body in Norfolk, England, providing services to approximately 900,000 residents under seven local district councils. The council employs 22,000 people across various departments including adult social care, children’s social care, procurement, customer services, community and environmental services, and others. Norfolk County Council […]

Securing Unstructured Data Through Identity Governance

When it comes to securing access to applications and structured data, enterprises know what they should do to get it done. They certainly don’t always do it: but the processes and the technology to make it happen are well understood. When it comes to securing unstructured data — data that […]

Get Registered for Navigate ’18

We are excited to announce that registration for Navigate ’18 is now open. Join hundreds of your fellow identity and cybersecurity professionals in Austin, Texas May 14-16 for the identity governance conference. Navigate ‘18 is going to bring new and exciting speakers, sessions and networking opportunities. A few things you can look […]

Mistaken Identity: Kylo Ren as AI

Artificial Intelligence can be the perfect tool, but it is created and wielded by imperfect people. What guardrails can be put into place to prevent it from merely mirroring our own biases and prejudices? David Lee and Mike Kiser explore the dark side of algorithms gone awry. Also examined: browser […]