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When your modern IAM platform isn't modern: the case for authorization and identity microservices.

By Nathanael Coffing, CSO and co-founder of Cloudentity A couple of weeks ago, a leading identity provider suffered a zero-day vulnerability that was immediately used maliciously to compromise financial, retail and healthcare customers.   The big question is— why was this "modern" IAM platform so appealing to security researchers and hackers alike, and how can we,...
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5 Reasons to Avoid Traditional IAM’s Bridge to Nowhere

Even a global pandemic isn’t reducing the demand for digital transformation. As customers look for ways to engage with applications on their smart devices and workforces are increasingly “work from home”, the need for digital transformation has accelerated. Development teams eager to progress app modernization and transformation goals are looking for ways to accelerate the...
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Securing APIs - The Foundation of Digital Transformation

APIs have become the basic building block of business. It’s how companies share data with partners and engage their customers, and it’s the foundational element for any corporation undergoing a digital transformation. APIs have become the critical component for exchanging data between all types of entities. Users Business partners Other services/APIs Smart devices/things Databases APIs...
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ACL, RBAC, ABAC, PBAC, RADAC, and a Dash of CBAC

As the title of this posting probably tells you, there are a LOT of acronyms out there talking about access control. To level the set, here are a few translations: ACL: Access Control List This is your basic gatekeeper. ACL has a list of users and a simple yes/no function, like a doorman at an...
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