Starting, Stopping and Managing AWS Instances: Managing Infrastructure with RapidIdentity, Part VI

As more and more organizations realize the benefits of “cloud computing," the demand to host applications and services in the cloud continues to rise. Identity Automation and many of our customers have moved significant workloads into Amazon Web Services (AWS) or other cloud-hosted environments, and as a result, the need to automate and manage tasks in these environments has become more commonplace.

Amazon has provided management API’s to accommodate these needs and RapidIdentity allows customers to use them, in order to provide the same automation and “ease of use” in managing their cloud resources that they have come to rely upon for their day-to-day, on-premise IT processes.

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Performing OpenVAS Vulnerability Scans: Managing Infrastructure with RapidIdentity, Part 5

In today’s digital world, information security has quickly become one of the foremost areas of concern for individuals and businesses alike. Particularly in the business realm, government regulations, such as the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) and the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA), require close security auditing and penetration testing in order to ensure consumer, patient, and business data are handled securely (i.e. storage, retrieval, transmission, and authorized access).

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Building Web Services with RapidConnect Part 3: Building an Authorization Engine Example

In Part I of our “Building Web Services with RapidConnect” series, I described how to create a simple Web Service using RapidConnect.  To summarize, any RapidConnect action set results in having a new Web Service API method. The primary benefit is that users are limited only by imagination and available data to build powerful Web Services to use.

I then discussed in
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Building Web Services with RapidConnect Part 2: Virtual Directory Middleware Example

In Part I of our “Building Web Services with RapidConnect” series, I described how to create a simple Web Service using RapidConnect. To summarize, any RapidConnect action set results in having a new Web Service API method. The primary benefit is that as a user, you are limited only by imagination and available data in building powerful Web Services for your own use.

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Building Web Services with RapidConnect Part 1: The Basics

One of the great features of RapidConnect is the flexibility to execute action sets.  There are three methods for running your action sets:

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What does SSO mean to you?

When we meet with a customer, we first like to build a common ground with regards to nomenclature. In the identity management field this is especially true because terms are used differently by different people/organizations. We find this to be especially true with discussions around the topic of SSO (Single Sign-On).

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Data Virtualization

At it’s core, Data Synchronization System (DSS) is a data management tool. This tool helps us to tackle various use-cases, the most common being, Identity Management. In addition to IDM, we use DSS on a regular basis to build Enterprise Application Integration (EAI) Solutions as well as Extract, Transform and Load (ETL) Solutions. Another excellent use for DSS is in building Data Virtualization Solutions.

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Why SAML Is Important To Your Organization

Many of our customers are implementing or considering the implementation of hosted application services (aka SaaS). The benefits are obvious because your support burden is reduced whether that be due to increased resource utilization, hardware savings, software savings or otherwise.

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Show All SLP Services in Linux

Back in the good old days of NetWare, if you wanted to see all registered services in SLP, you would simply type: display slp services and the full list would appear on your screen.

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Leveraging Adobe Flex for Rich Client Applications

There was a time when user expectations were simple. Give them some text, maybe a button or two and they were content. White and black were perfectly good colors. Why would you want pictures cluttering up your 640 x 480 workspace anyway?

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