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Navigating Toward Customer Success

Every business wants their customers to be successful. But let’s face it: not every company knows how to best help customers to write their own success stories. There are many things a company can do to help their customers be more successful. They can be certain to detail the capabilities […]

Feet On The Street At Navigate ‘18: Part II

Navigate ’18 day two began with a deeper exploration of one of the new frontiers in identity governance courtesy of SailPoint’s Senior Security Strategist for the Office of the CTO, Mike Kiser (side note: his name may be familiar as one of our Mistaken Identity podcasters!). Mike provided a great […]

Mark McClain, Navigate ’18 and Identity’s Big Trends Ahead

We have a big week ahead, and I’m thrilled to be at the sixth SailPoint identity governance conference, Navigate ’18, this week at the JW Marriott in downtown Austin. This is my third-year attending Navigate, and it’s always a time filled with interesting discussion, panels, and keynotes about the current […]

Navigate ’18 Keynote: The New Frontiers in Identity

There’s a lot of evolving risk facing enterprises today, whether it’s the risks associated with costly data breaches or from failing to meet regulatory compliance or ever-changing enterprise technologies fueled by cloud services and new intelligent bots — how enterprises manage identities must adapt. That was the essence of SailPoint’s […]

Feet on the Street at Navigate ‘18

Identity professionals from far and wide have descended on Austin, Texas for Navigate ’18, the identity governance conference. This is the biggest Navigate yet, with a sold-out crowd of more than 1,000 identity professionals, all here to talk about identity governance. Navigate has grown a lot in the three years […]

Identity is Security: Gone GDPR Phishing

Another week has come and gone, and in identity and security that means another flurry of headlines to sort through. Let’s start with the biggest elephant in the room this week: GDPR. As companies try to get ahead of the first GDPR requirements, consumers are seeing a flurry of privacy […]

The Revolution Will Be Digitized

A time comes for every technology when it’s outstripped by a newcomer. CDs brought about the demise of floppy disks and cassette tapes, just as streaming services like Pandora and Spotify have now taken over CDs. But even in the enterprise space, new technologies are taking over the territories of […]

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 […]