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.

Multi-Factor Authentication and the Identity and Access Management Capability Maturity Model, Part Two

Chances are, you’ve encountered multi-factor authentication (MFA) at some point. Perhaps you entered your username and password to log into your bank’s online portal, and although they were correct, the system challenged you with a second form of authentication.

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Federated Identity Management: Defining the Levels of the Federation Maturity Model, from Basic to Mesh

Recently, we discussed maturity models, and why we believe that federated identity management is the most logical first step in the Identity and Access Management (IAM) Maturity Model.

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Meet Our Team: Samuel Carter, Manager of Training

Identity Automation could not be where it is today without our team. Our people are the driving force behind Identity Automation’s successes, growth, and ability to adapt to the ever-changing technology landscape.

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Multi-Factor Authentication and the Identity and Access Management Capability Maturity Model, Part One

By now, we should all be aware of the inadequacies of passwords. Breach after breach, it's been made painfully clear that single-factor authentication is not enough. In fact, according to the 2017 Verizon Data Breach Report, over 80% of hacking related breaches are due to weak or stolen passwords.

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How Harmony Public Schools Transformed Their Student Experience with Secure, Single Sign-On

At Harmony Public Schools (HPS), technology fills every aspect of the Texas-based network of public charter schools’ academic and operational environments. Over the past decade, HPS has tremendously expanded their technology use.

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CoSN 2019 Recap: Why School Districts Need More than Just Single Sign-On

Last month, Identity Automation’s top K12 education experts traveled to Portland, Oregon for the Consortium for School Networking (CoSN) 2019 Annual Conference. CoSN, a member-based association and advocacy group, spotlights emerging technologies to K12 EdTech leaders.

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Federated Identity Management: A Logical First Step in the IAM Maturity Model

Identity and Access Management (IAM) is a complex discipline that encompasses a number of distinct tenets, such as multi-factor authentication (MFA), single sign-on (SSO), and identity lifecycle management (ILM). When it comes to IAM, organizations have widely varying levels of maturity. While some have full-featured, modern IAM solutions in place, others are just making the move to cloud- or SaaS-based applications and are still manually creating users and passwords.

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Announcing the Release of RapidIdentity 4.1

Our latest release focuses on new features that will increase the speed and security of authentication requests for young students. Additionally, we have added enhancements to RapidPortal to help organize Applications. You will also find enhancements to the Reporting functionality to make it even easier to access the information you need.

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