ForgeRock Blog Archive

Category: IoT

Tim Barber

Author: Tim Barber

The 5G Trust Equation: Network + Identity = Opportunity

Dec. 1, 2017

With 5G arriving as soon as 2018, the communications industry technology, standards, and business models will underpin significant portions of consumer and enterprise technology platforms. Those platforms need to be designed with identity, trust and security in mind, as they power a more connected, global ecosystem. With advances in networking, hardware and software technologies, inventions…

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Tim Barber

Author: Tim Barber

What Does it Mean to be Identity Native in a 5G World?

Oct. 25, 2017

In a previous post I described an Identity Native organization as a company that has understood, either intuitively or by transformational design, that Identity needs to sit at the centre of everything in the digital world. The advent of 5G networks, combined with advances in digital identity technologies presents telecom carriers with an excellent new opportunity…

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Doug Norton-Bilsby

Author: Doug Norton-Bilsby

Retail’s Quiet IoT Revolution

Sep. 26, 2017

If organizations and decision makers get it right, the Internet of Things (IoT) could have an economic impact of between $450 billion to $1.2 trillion per year in retail by 2025, according to a recent McKinsey Global Institute report. Value may accrue through layout optimization, self-checkout and smart customer relationship management, amongst others. It’s not…

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Robert Humphrey

Author: Robert Humphrey

The IoT Opportunity: Dell Technologies

Sep. 18, 2017

Next up in the IoT Opportunity series is Andy Rhodes, VP IoT Commercial Solutions at Dell Technologies. We’re excited to feature one of our partners on this program, let alone one of the largest Internet of Things (IoT) companies in the world. Andy is a wealth of knowledge around IoT and provides great insights into…

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Robert Humphrey

Author: Robert Humphrey

The IoT Opportunity: Level 3

Sep. 12, 2017

I’m pleased to feature Dale Drew, CSO of Level 3 Communications, as the latest interview in the IoT Opportunity series brought to you by ForgeRock and Hot Topics. A telecommunications IT veteran, Dale has seen it all when it comes to enterprise security risks and has great insight to share around securing the IoT. Check…

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Mike Ellis

Author: Mike Ellis

Welcome to Life at the Edge

Aug. 10, 2017

Last week, TechCrunch ran an interesting feature on the rise of edge computing. Much of the article focused on a hypothesis that Peter Levine, general partner at Andreessen Horowitz, and many others have championed: that cloud computing will soon be surpassed by edge computing, where real-time processing occurs at the connected device level. The argument…

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Mike Ellis

Author: Mike Ellis

Excellence – It’s Contagious

Jul. 18, 2017

We’re having a good July. Earlier this month, ForgeRock was named a winner of the IoT Security Excellence Award from IoT Evolution World. Then late last week we got word that we’d been named to the Momentum Partners Q2 2017 Watch List – a collection of ten “innovative and breakout” companies in the cybersecurity space.…

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Robert Humphrey

Author: Robert Humphrey

The IoT Opportunity: KPN

Jun. 27, 2017

You’ve heard it all before. The internet of things (IoT) has arrived, it’s massive, it’s going to change everything, and you need to act now. But going beyond the top 10 lists, surveys, consultant white papers, and best practices guides, what’s really interesting is what the leaders of serious IoT initiatives at some of the…

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Mike Ellis

Author: Mike Ellis

Talking Trends Part 2 – Alexa and the Amazon Effect

Jun. 13, 2017

Part 2 of my three part blog series on the KPCB Internet Trends Report 2017. Here I consider the role of voice UI and the rapidly evolving retail ecosystem. Alexa, Transfer Money to _____ Alexa, Siri, Google Assistant, Bixby, the list goes on. Voice assistants (and voice UI in general) are booming as improvements in AI…

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Joachim Andres

Author: Joachim Andres

ForgeRock Service Broker 2.0 – Powerful, Centralized Security for Microservices and Applications on Cloud Foundry

Jun. 12, 2017

Today we announced general availability of the ForgeRock Service Broker 2.0 for Cloud Foundry. This update to our Cloud Foundry integration capabilities will make it easier for developers to identity-enable their Cloud Foundry applications. The new service broker takes advantage of Cloud Foundry Route Services. In their documentation, Cloud Foundry describes Route Services as “a kind…

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