Don’t Secure Yourself Out of Business

As regulatory pressure and security threats continue to rise, the Chief Security Officer (CSO) role is gaining more importance in many organizations. With security spending at an all time high, many CSO's are re-thinking their priorities and focusing on risk. A recent CSO Market Pulse survey of IT executives, finds (more...)

API Security Beyond The Perimeter: IdM R2 PS1

If you are moving applications to the cloud or extending your applications to mobile devices, you will be concerned with securing the device interaction with users and with back end components that reside behind your perimeter. In Identity Management 11g R2 Patch Set 1, we have enhanced and released Oracle API Gateway (more...)

Unified Directory Goes Virtual: IdM R2 PS1

Oracle Unified Directory has set the bar for performance. Built ground up to provide elastic scale, Oracle Unified Directory (OUD) is interoperable with all directories in the Oracle Directory Services Suite.

With the Patchset 1 release OUD now combines the capabilities of Oracle Virtual Directory. With a combined directory, organizations (more...)

Congrats to Virgin Media: Best IAM Project Award

We extend our congratulations to the team at Virgin Media for winning the award for best Identity and Access Management project at the European Identity Conference in Munich this week. Excerpt below from the European Identity Conference.

In the category “Best Identity and Access Management Project”, the award (more...)

CSO Online Study: Threats are Outside, Risks are Inside

Oracle recently worked with CSO Online to study the economics of security. Despite the the increasing IT spend on security, many organizations don't feel any safer. According to the study, organizations allocate up to 67% of their IT security spend protecting network resources. However, the biggest risk in many organizations is weak governance controls (more...)

Good News For IT Audit: IdM R2 PS1

If you have downloaded the latest Identity Management release, then you will find these notes helpful. If you have not downloaded the latest release, you can download it hereThis article is the first in a series that will explore new features in the R2 PS1 release. R2 (more...)

European Identity Conference

This year's European Identity Conference is devoted to cloud, mobile and social. This promises to be an exciting event this year. Here is a link to the conference.  You will not want to miss Peter Boyle and Mike Neuenschwander. Peter's keynote is on Thursday May 16th. Peter Boyle is Head (more...)

Authentication Problem in Cyprus

If you are following the Cyprus bailout story, you will sympathize with (more...)