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.

Meet Our Team: Lori Kelly, Director of Customer Success

At Identity Automation, our customers at the core of everything we do. In fact, we boast a department dedicated to advocating for our customers. Our Customer Success department is driven by developing and establishing positive relationships with our customer base. This means that we do everything we can to guarantee our customers are happy and receiving value from their solution, and continue to turn to us as trusted partners on their Identity and Access Management (IAM) journey.

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SSO, Passwords, and MFA: Is the Future Passwordless?

Recently, Identity Automation CEO, James Litton was featured in a USA Today article that posed the question: Is Single Sign-On (SSO) the answer to our password-related struggles?

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Assessing Your Identity Governance & Administration Solution, Part One

Public and highly regulated organizations require audits to ensure business is conducted in an appropriate manner. The audit process provides verification that everyone in the organization has the access they need and only what they need.

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Navigating Identity Lifecycle Management with the IAM Capability Maturity Model, Part Two

Recently, we discussed the Identity Lifecycle Management (ILM) Maturity Model, including how ILM fits into a modern identity and access management (IAM) system and benefits organizations as a whole. ILM centers around the creation of identities, taking appropriate actions for any changes, and the removal of identities across all the services and applications end users access within an organization's ecosystem.

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Preventing the Top Healthcare Cybersecurity Risks with IAM, Part 3 - Hacking

Cybersecurity breaches continue to plague healthcare organizations. Every month, new horror stories about patient data being compromised hit the headlines. Despite this, and the evolving regulations in healthcare, the fact remains that the industry is still behind the curve when it comes to cybersecurity.

We’ve decided to take a closer look at the top threat actions that are causing these healthcare data breaches and how a modern identity and access management (IAM) solution can help. So far in our series, we’ve covered social engineering and malware attacks

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Capital One Data Breach Recap: Keep Your Organization Ahead of the Curve With IAM

March 23, 2019 seemed like any other Monday at Capital One headquarters. Little did employees and customers know that, over the weekend, a hacker had successfully breached Capital One’s security defenses. 

As a result, more than 140,000 Social Security Numbers, 1 million Canadian Social Insurance numbers, and over 80,000 pieces of banking and credit information were stolen, along with an undisclosed number of names, addresses, credit scores, and more. 

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How to Build a Robust Cybersecurity Strategy by Implementing a Healthcare Security Framework, Part Two

In terms of the traditional security structure, the cloud has changed everything— its pushed the perimeter boundaries outside the organization’s four walls. With the soft perimeter of a hybrid environment, comes the complexity of additional tools and analytics that are needed to achieve the same level of visibility as with traditional edge security devices.

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Announcing the Latest Release of RapidIdentity: A Look at Our Identity Management Solution’s Enhanced UI and More

At Identity Automation, we put a strong focus on our customer’s needs and strive for continuous innovation and improvement of our solutions. Therefore, we are pleased to announce the latest release of our RapidIdentity Identity and Access Management (IAM) solution, adding an enhanced user interface (UI), as well as new functionality and capabilities.

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

Access Management (AM), Identity Management, Identity and Access Management (IAM), and Privileged Access Management (PAM): while these terms use similar language and act to strengthen an organization’s security posture, they each have separate and distinct meanings. 

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Cyber Attacks in Schools: It CAN Happen to Your District

With over 120,000 schools in the United States, it is easy to think that your district can hide safely in the noise or that among the pack, your schools are safe. While this mindset that cyber criminals have “bigger fish to fry” may give you some peace of mind, the facts instead point to a rise in cyber attacks targeting organizations exactly like yours.

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