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SailPoint CEO and Founder Mark McClain to Deliver Presentation on Identity Audit

  • Who:            Mark McClain, CEO and founder, SailPoint Technologies
  • What:           Burton Group Catalyst Conference
  • Where:         Hilton San Francisco, San Francisco, CA
  • When:          Thursday June 28, 2007; 10:15am PST

Mark McClain, CEO and founder, SailPoint Technologies will be participating in the Burton Group Catalyst Conference June 25 – 29, 2007 in San Francisco, CA. Mr. McClain will be the featured speaker for the session: Identity Audit: Industry Perspectives on a Next-Generation Problem on June 28, 2007 at 10:15 a.m. PST.

Session description:
The identity management (IdM) market has matured significantly over the past ten years, from early user administration tools that emphasized cost control, to more recent provisioning and access management solutions that focus on improving service levels and operational efficiency. However, the market is once again at a critical turning point. With legislative mandates such as Sarbanes-Oxley, HIPAA and the Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act, and internal governance initiatives driven by fear of data loss and security breaches, organizations now face a new set of business challenges in the form of increasingly strenuous governance, risk management and compliance (GRC) requirements – issues that traditional IdM solutions were not designed to handle. A new generation of identity management solutions is now emerging to address the challenges associated with analyzing and understanding large volumes of identity and access data and mapping it to compliance requirements, enterprise roles and security policies. Mark McClain, CEO of SailPoint, will discuss and debate the emerging challenges of identity management and how these newer, analysis-driven solutions fill a unique void in the IdM marketplace.

About Catalyst: Burton Group Catalyst Conference is for Enterprise Technologists working to drive change within their organizations. The conference brings IT leaders together to learn about and discuss today’s most significant technology topics and complex issues faced by enterprise organizations. An educational and often controversial forum, Catalyst Conference is an absolute must-attend event for enterprise IT leaders.

About SailPoint
SailPoint Technologies, Inc. develops identity governance software that helps organizations gain control over user access to critical systems and data, streamline costly IT compliance processes and reduce the risks of fraud, corporate data loss or theft and failed audits. Founded in December 2005, SailPoint is based in Austin, Texas.

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