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.

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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Healthcare Identity and Access Management: Why It’s Time to Shift from Single Sign-On to Comprehensive IAM

In a recent blog article, we discussed the top 5 Identity and Access Management challenges the healthcare industry is facing. Evolving compliance regulations, growing M&A activity, digital transformation, ongoing financial and organizational issues, and mounting security threats are all driving the need for more comprehensive Identity and Access Management (IAM) capabilities that go well-beyond pure single sign-on (SSO) alone.

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Identity Automation to Present and Showcase New UI at Gartner Identity and Access Management Summit

I’m pleased to share our latest press release announcing Identity Automation is set to exhibit and present at the Gartner Identity & Access Management Summit 2019 on December 10-12 in Las Vegas, NV.

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Overcoming the Top 5 Healthcare Identity Management Challenges Requires More Than SSO


The healthcare industry is in a state of flux. Increasing regulations, the shift from paper-based to digital records, and pressure to reduce costs while maintaining a high level of care has given rise to a period of change and new challenges. 

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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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