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As corporations continue their trend towards hybrid environments, IT organizations are discovering another level of complexity to their any, any, any initiatives. The reality is that for most environments hybrid isn’t as simple as cloud-only architectures. Included in the mix of hybrid complexity are the Identity and Access Management (IAM) capabilities that must span across…

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Kent Purdy
May 29, 2017
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Today’s “always on, always available” business culture has unintended consequences for your IT team.  IT services are expected to be instantly available at all times—and the first line that normally gets hit with complaints and ire is your IT Help Desk.  If your goal is continuous IT service delivery, then surely an important area to…

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By: wheaps
May 19, 2017
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If your digital assets are valuable…then they are vulnerable. For years, the infrastructure engineers have taken heed of this reality with the notion of a network security layer. For years this organized approach to serve as an outline from which a systematic plan is followed to maximize its services and especially security. The same value…

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Kent Purdy
May 7, 2017
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More and more organizations are digitally transforming their business by moving to the cloud.  This isn’t surprising—but it does present a challenge to the IT team who is increasingly becoming a “broker” for these cloud services.   IT (despite not controlling the underlying infrastructure, platforms, or even applications providing the cloud service) is still on the…

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By: wheaps
May 3, 2017
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A common observation from our new NetIQ Access Manager customers is that they implemented it because of access fatigue, resulting from all the complexity of delivering a diverse set of services while keeping them secure. It’s often complex because the who, where and what of access continue to go through dramatic changes while IT’s mindset…

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Kent Purdy
Jan 16, 2017
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The Holidays are here and one of my all-time favorite traditions is catching up on my all-time favorite holiday movies. AND my ALL-TIME FAVORITE holiday movie is Elf. Buddy’s trip from the North Pole workshop down to New York City and his adventures there had me thinking about my every day grind. The day in…

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Dec 19, 2016
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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
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