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10 Things You Can’t Miss at Navigate ’18 in Austin

SailPoint’s world headquarters is in Austin, Texas, and we wouldn’t have it any other way. From the best barbeque in the country to the active outdoor lifestyle and burgeoning tech industry, it’s hard to imagine a better place to live, work and play. And the Tex-Mex doesn’t hurt either. One […]

From Legacy to Modern: Identity in Higher Education

The organizational structure of colleges and universities make them one of the most interesting industries for addressing identity challenges. Students, faculty and staff often change roles, and in addition, a new wave of students enters the organization at the start of a semester or quarter each year. When a student […]

Identity is Security: What’s Your Password?

Thanks to  World Password Day, passwords are in the spotlight in this week’s news cycle. You may think the password’s days are numbered, but they’re still a major piece of the cybersecurity puzzle. Our weekly news recap begins in small-town Virginia. A high-school student got his hands on a password […]

[Not] Breaking News: Passwords Still Alive But Not So Well

Just a few letters, numbers and (hopefully) special characters stand between your data and someone who could do something damaging with it. Yes, I’m talking about passwords and passphrases, something we all love to hate. SailPoint partnered with research company Vanson Bourne to survey 400 IT decision makers about their […]

6 Must-Read Articles for World Password Day

Passwords. We need them for just about everything today. Yet, do we really think about them very much other than to mindlessly type them in when asked to log in? And by ‘think about them,’ I mean – are you regularly updating them, making them unique, avoiding duplicating them across […]

Innovation that Cuts Through the Clutter

If you’ve spent any time with me (or anyone else at SailPoint for that matter), you’ve heard me reference our core values, also known as the ‘Four I’s’. These values run deep in our company, and I believe they have been significant contributors to our success. Each of these values […]

Mistaken Identity: RSA 2018

Ah, springtime. The birds are chirping, the flowers are in bloom, and the annual RSA conference roars into San Francisco. Join David Lee and Mike Kiser as they review a week full of identity, security, and networking. It’s the next best thing to spending 30 hours walking around the Moscone […]

Taking An Outside-In Approach To Building Your Business

Building a business can be exciting, full of coffee-fueled late nights in front of the whiteboard and light-bulb moments in the shower. But before you get caught up in the whirlwind of creating the next great tech company with visions of unicorns dancing in your head, it’s wise to take […]

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 […]