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Earthquakes and Identity Governance: The Magnitude of Preparedness

Those who have spent any time in California are undoubtedly familiar with the possibility of an earthquake.  However rare they are, most have taken at least some level of preparation—whether knowing about evacuation routes, or putting together an earthquake kit with batteries, water, flashlights, etc. During a recent trip to […]

Mistaken Identity: Spartacus and the Right to Privacy

Is there a fundamental right to privacy—and if so, what does it look like practically? David Lee and Mike Kiser explore privacy and the right of end users over their own personal data in the wake of recent news about the reselling of personal data to third parties on the […]

The Impact of Our Dedication to Customer Success

At SailPoint, one of our core values is Integrity, which we define as delivering on the commitments we make, both to each other and to our customers. This value is at the heart of what we do on the Customer Success team. Every day we’re working to meet and beat […]

Friday Quick Take: Identity Analytics in Government Organizations

SailPoint’s Chief Strategy Officer shared with Federal News Radio how government organizations can identify and manage the risks associated with the proliferation of data while keeping it secure with identity governance and identity analytics.

A Better Way for Governments to Secure Sensitive Data Files

Governments and public agencies that focus their identity management efforts solely on systems and applications could fall short of closing critical cybersecurity and compliance gaps associated with citizen data. This is because data rarely sits still within a secure structured database. For instance, a state education department administrator compiling a […]

Cybersecurity: The Unwinnable War?

All too often security professionals find themselves in a situation where others in the enterprise question what business value cybersecurity ultimately brings to their organization. We’ve never been hacked, they think. We’re certainly not an interesting target for criminals or nation states so why are we spending so much of […]

Mistaken Identity: Identity is The Opposite of Speed Dating

It’s easy to theorize about security, but the people putting identity programs into practice know firsthand what works and what should be discarded like yesterday’s newspaper twitter feed. David Lee and Mike Kiser welcome Jom John, Managing Director of simplexiam, the first in a series of discussions with identity implementers […]

The CEO Book Club: Paving a Path to Business Success

Being successful is both a science and an art, whether in business or in your personal life. There are many well-defined approaches to strategy that I have learned from my reading, but increasingly, it is the human element that often separates the long-term winners from the long-term losers in both […]

Why Healthcare Providers Need to Rethink the Impact of Identity Governance

In today’s digitized healthcare environment, many providers continue to view cybersecurity as an IT challenge. However, it is important to step back and consider how data security facilitates information exchange, which is essential to the industry’s current integrated approach to patient care. When observed in this context, provider organizations can […]

Identity Governance Evolving in the Enterprise

Global enterprises have a lot of changing needs as they constantly pivot to address ever-changing business requirements. This is forcing more and more enterprises to evolve their infrastructure. While some are moving to a cloud-first strategy, others are looking for a delivery option that reduces their needs for skilled staff […]