Recent Posts by Jill Kressin

 
Jill Kressin is a skilled content marketer with over three years of experience in the information technology industry. As Identity Automation’s Content Marketing Specialist, she develops content in a variety of styles for a wide array of media, including blog articles, press releases, customer spotlights, data sheets, brochures, website pages, emails, and social media. Outside Marketing, Jill enjoys traveling, yoga, reading, kayaking, and attending concerts.

Balancing Healthcare Security and Usability with Identity & Access Management

It’s no secret there are high expectations surrounding the healthcare industry, especially today with the state of emergency and fear bound to the COVID-19 Pandemic. Healthcare organizations must take even higher measures to protect patient and staff safety, deliver a high quality of care in an efficient manner, and keep patient records and information secure with adherence to compliance requirements.

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Breaking Down the Identity and Access Management Capability Maturity Model, Part Two

Maturity models can be used to evaluate the effectiveness of current capabilities and set a prioritization level when an organization is ready to advance its capabilities. When applying a maturity model to Identity and Access Management (IAM), however, it’s important to examine the key tenets of an overall IAM strategy.

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Breaking Down the Identity and Access Management Capability Maturity Model, Part One

Recently, we discussed the four key areas of comprehensive identity and access management (IAM) as well as the common misconception that IAM is a technology that’s confined to select areas. As we transition away from this perception to one of a robust and mature IAM system with a wide array of tenets, it’s critical to determine an action plan to improve your organization’s IAM capabilities.

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A Zero-Trust Approach to COVID-19: Stay Secure While Working Remotely

Conferences, music festivals, sporting events, parades— every event imaginable from coast to coast is either already cancelled, postponed, or has attendees at the edge of their seats waiting for the latest update. Hospitals and healthcare systems are sending thousands of non-essential employees home to work remotely. Universities and K-12 school districts are also shutting down all over the world, affecting 300 million students globally

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Identity Automation Announces Strategic Distribution Partnership with 3Eye Technologies

I’m pleased to announce a strategic alliance with 3Eye Technologies, a value-added distributor of mobility and cloud solutions. As we continue to gain momentum through the Identity Automation 2.0 growth strategy, a targeted initiative to scale the business with increased focus on execution, the new partnership will provide new routes to accelerated profitability and deliver more value to customers.

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Assessing Your Identity Governance & Administration Solution, Part Two

Time and time again, we see data breaches frequenting the headlines, and it isn’t slowing down anytime soon. In fact, 2019 alone saw two of the top five largest data breaches recorded in all time.

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The IAM Security Tools That Shape a Modern Identity-Based Perimeter

As recently as five years ago, establishing strong network controls and ensuring a defense-in-depth posture was enough to minimize the risk of a cyber-attack and keep the bad actors out of your network. However, times have changed, and the delineation of organizational perimeters has blurred between on-premise and cloud-based resources as more and more users need remote access to resources and accounts.

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Evolving Your Organization’s Access Management Capabilities with the Identity and Access Management Maturity Model, Part Two

Access Management (AM) is a critical area in any cybersecurity strategy that refers to how identities are applied to the data and resources in an organization’s environment, ensuring users have the correct access to the appropriate systems, resources, and applications.

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Identity Automation Announces Strategic Partnership with Infinigate Norway

HOUSTON, TX, December 23, 2019 – Identity Automation, provider of RapidIdentity, the most complete Identity and Access Management (IAM) platform on the market, and Infinigate Norway, a premier cyber security value added distributor in Europe, the Middle East, and Africa (EMEA) and the Nordics, today announced their strategic partnership to support organizations in the Nordics.

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Identity Automation Extends Support for WS-Federation and WS-Trust Protocols

I’m delighted to share our latest press release announcing our extended support for WS-Federation and WS-Trust protocols.

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