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Because security’s biggest gap is identity, security controls need to include preventive, detective and corrective IAM controls. Travis Greene’s latest post explores corrective controls for IAM.

Aegis ‘Depot’ Activity – String Replace Map

The String Replace Map activity takes an input string, and replaces all occurrences of characters/strings based on a map table. In Europe we are normally more concerned with preserving non English Language characters in pieces of text than removing them, so when i got asked about this it was an interesting reversal of a problem I…

Identity and Access Management: User Access Review

Who has access to what? Take a look at this webinar & see how user access recertification can be made much easier.

Say What? Getting better Unified Communications and Voice over IP (VoIP) quality

Is there anything more annoying than using a Unified Communications (UC) or VoIP telephony service—and suddenly everyone sounds like malfunctioning androids trapped in some sort of infinite echo chamber?

Contractor Access: Mitigating Security and Risk Issues

Working with contractors may be necessary, but it has undoubtedly increased risk. Mitigate this risk with NetIQ’s Flash Point Paper.

Un-Informed Consent in the Internet of Everything

If ordering a pizza or buying a laptop can jeopardize your personal information, what can you expect from the Internet of Everything? Our own Rhonda Holloway looks at privacy expectations and the true meaning of consent.

Permission Collection Reconciliation Service Walkthrough – Part 1

Around the 2013 to 2014 timeframe a series of enhancement packs were released for Identity Manager 4.02. This was an interesting approach as it added functionality to the product, but was not a product upgrade. The new stuff came in several forms. There was the new User App front end interface, code named Aquamarine, released…

Aegis ‘Depot’ Activity – Hyper-V Integration Part 4 – Creating and modifying CPU and startup Memory of Virtual Machines

Welcome to Part 4 of Hyper-V Integration Activities for NetIQ Aegis. This is a 4 part cool tool Activity Library which will introduce and extend the functionality with new activities in each part bringing the power of Aegis Automation to Hyper-V environments.

Tag Teaming Disaster Recovery with Storage and Infrastructure

The inefficiency of tape data backup and the cost of a complete mirrored infrastructure explain the buzz around the concept of recovery as a service (RaaS). RaaS is a new model of disaster recovery in which service providers typically manage, own and operate the disaster recovery systems. Organizations which once bought and operated their own…

Disaster Recovery in Just 20 Minutes with NetIQ Platespin Forge

Disaster recovery in just 20 minutes? Hastings and Prince Edward Counties say that it’s possible with NetIQ PlateSpin Forge.

Five Things You Need to Know About Disaster Recovery Planning

A robust disaster recovery plan is not optional in today’s world. Download our free eBook & see the 5 steps to disaster recovery.

Enabling IDM Mobile Approvals in IDM 4.0 SP2 and IDM 4.5

If you are using the IDM 4.0 SP2 Advanced Edition with additional toys like HPD, or if you are using IDM 4.5 AE with the same pieces, you may have the opportunity to use Mobile Approvals from an Android or other phone. This is basically a simplified mobile interface made to let those doing approvals…

Chalk Talk: Getting More with NetIQ AppManager

The job of IT professionals is to make sure everything’s up and running, and delivering critical IT and business services. NetIQ AppManager is the monitoring tool that makes it simple.

Deprecating packages in Designer

With the release of NetIQ Identity Manager 4.5 a bunch of new options were made available, notably in Designer itself. In the context of Package Management, the biggest one is probably the Migrate Linkages option. As a side note, if you open an older project in Designer 4.5 you will get asked if you want…

Aegis ‘Depot’ Activity – Hyper-V Integration Part 3 – Importing, Exporting, Renaming and Deleting Virtual Machines

Welcome to Part 3 of Hyper-V Integration Activities for NetIQ Aegis. This is a 4 part cool tool Activity Library which will introduce and extend the functionality with new activities in each part bringing the power of Aegis Automation to Hyper-V environments.