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Last time we talked about HIPAA, we said it was time to start getting serious. A number of new rules have been implemented that have increased the level of enforcement faced by healthcare organizations. In 2009 the Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health (HITECH) Act passed, which addressed the privacy and security concerns…

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Kent Purdy
Nov 21, 2016
2:26 pm
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While users are the reason IAM exists, they really are the weakest link in security. Join our session at the Gartner IAM Summit at Caesar’s Palace in Las Vegas on Dec. 30th at 10:15am to explore real-world examples of malicious and negligent users that will leave you shaking your head.

Travis Greene
Nov 18, 2016
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Join the webinar on December 1, 2016. Like the title says, I’m a control freak—a true, blue, self-professed “control freak”. Whether its work, home, or play, I need to feel in charge of what I’m doing in all situations. I’m a working mom that thrives on multi-tasking. I clean before the…

Nov 17, 2016
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I don’t know about you, but every few months someone steals my credit card number, and I end up with a new card. It is no longer a question of if someone can get my personal information, but when. We all go to work every day to provide for our families. And in the blink…

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Kevin Hughes
Nov 4, 2016
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I often participate in IT executive and security specific events and hear a lot about the cloud, BYOD, IoT and the changing IT landscape. The underlying questions of these discussions are how can we secure the enterprise in this new landscape, and how can we deliver access to systems on demand to satisfy the business…

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Oct 17, 2016
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Are you a proactive or reactive person? Do you foresee the consequences of circumstances or events and plan accordingly? Or do you wait for consequences to occur and then react? We probably all have behaved proactively and reactively at least once in our lives. For the most part, it’s better to be proactive (even if…

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Jeremy Gobert
Oct 3, 2016
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It’s amazing how little clarity and visibility we have into the true state of any IT environment, despite getting more and more monitoring tools looking at them.  Sometimes, a common cause for this is actually too many monitoring tools.  Each one may be great for its specialized task, but they fail to communicate with each…

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wheaps
By: wheaps
Sep 26, 2016
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Updated with on-demand webinar links. Improve Engagement with External Users with SSO. Can you really “have” your cake and “eat” it too? I mean I have cake; I certainly can eat it. Simple, right? Not always. This phrase has created confusion for many years. In the very most literal form of the phrase, you can’t really retain your cake once…

Sep 9, 2016
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It’s a complex world out there. There’s no denying it.  This is especially true in the IT world—where admins are expected to keep systems running smoothly.  However, no matter how you slice it: there’s no way around the true complexity of IT. Physical and virtual machines, networks, operating systems, and applications all have to work…

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wheaps
By: wheaps
Jul 26, 2016
3:38 pm
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Almost every job includes monotonous—but necessary—tasks that we dread completing. For line of business (LOB) managers, access certification is one of these tasks. Imagine a seemingly endless list or spreadsheet containing lines upon lines of users’ names coupled with their levels of access. In addition to a long list of other responsibilities, LOB managers are…

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Travis Greene
Jul 26, 2016
2:43 am
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