Free Webinar from SailPoint and PricewaterhouseCoopers Provides Advice on Improving Security & Lowering Costs

Austin, Texas, March 13, 2009 – In today’s economy, IT departments must address increased business risks with flat or decreased budgets, and often fewer internal resources. To help companies address these challenges, SailPoint executives are presenting practical advice, real-world customer case studies and industry best practices to help companies successfully implement an identity governance strategy and help eliminate the added burden to control IT risks.

Free Webinar with PricewaterhouseCoopers – Improving Access Certifications
With increasing regulatory requirements and constant employee churn, having a systematic access certification process in place becomes critical to ensuring the frequent and timely review of users and their access privileges. The process of collecting entitlement data across applications and systems and correlating it with users is complex and time-consuming for IT teams, and for many organizations the certification process becomes inconsistent, unreliable and difficult to manage.

What: “Automating Access Certifications to Improve Security & Lower Costs”

When: Wednesday, March 18th at 11 a.m. ET/10 a.m. CT

Where: Register online.

During this free webinar, identity management professionals from PricewaterhouseCoopers and SailPoint will offer practical advice, based on real-world deployments, about how to automate access control processes to help companies improve security and lower costs. Attendees will learn how to quickly improve the operational efficiency and accuracy of certification processes while ensuring the goals of corporate accountability and compliance are met. The discussion will also review enabling technologies that further improve the access certification process including role management, policy enforcement, access request management and more.

Joint Podcast with Mycroft – Managing User Access Risk During an M&A or Layoff
Today’s turbulent economy has led to a rise in activity around corporate mergers, acquisitions, divestitures and layoffs. In this podcast, SailPoint’s CEO Mark McClain, and Terry Jost, CEO of Mycroft, discuss the massive employee churn taking place as a direct result of these rapid business transformations, as well as the potential risks they create. Listeners will learn how these factors are affecting organizations’ IT and business risk posture as well as the important role of identity governance in these environments. McClain and Jost also provide practical guidance on how companies can survive the toughest of times with a solid plan that takes organizations from the transaction to transition and beyond. The podcast, “Managing the Tangled Web of User Access Risk during a Merger, Acquisition or Layoff,” is available now online.

SailPoint’s Identity Quotient Blog – Measuring All Things Identity
Finally, SailPoint’s executive team has launched a corporate blog, the Identity Quotient, to discuss the identity management and identity governance market. McClain, joined by SailPoint’s President Kevin Cunningham, CTO Darran Rolls and Vice President of Marketing Jackie Gilbert, will share their thoughts on identity-related issues tied to organizational challenges, technology news, industry trends and evolving business requirements. The Identity Quotient is online at http://blog.sailpoint.com.