ForgeRock Blog Archive

Tag: Identity

Doug Norton-Bilsby

Author: Doug Norton-Bilsby

Commerce Platforms of the Future

Nov. 3, 2017

The commerce platforms retailers are embracing today look and function far differently than the commerce platforms retailers were using just 10 to 15 years ago. Charles Darwin made a clear and compelling statement an age ago when he said that it was not the strongest or most intelligent that will survive but the ones that are…

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Ken Wattana

Author: Ken Wattana

Healthtech, Fintech, and ForgeRock, a Winning Combination

Apr. 19, 2017

At ForgeRock, we’ve got some pretty great band members who love identity. So much so that in their free time they go out and win hackathons with apps built on the ForgeRock Identity Platform! Wayne Blacklock, one of our excellent customer engineers, spent a weekend in April at a hackathon organized by Starling Bank. His…

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Eve Maler

Author: Eve Maler

Who Are the Identerati?

Mar. 22, 2017

You’re familiar with digital identity standards like OpenID Connect, OAuth, and User-Managed Access, fundamental elements of privacy and security on the internet. But have you ever wondered how they came to be? A lot of work on these protocols went on (and goes on) behind the scenes at the Internet Identity Workshop (IIW), a bi-annual…

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Ken Wattana

Author: Ken Wattana

Defend Your Devices says Homeland Security

Feb. 23, 2017

“IoT security is now a matter of homeland security”. That’s from a recent report released by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, “Strategic Principles for Securing the Internet of Things”. The DHS acknowledges that the IoT offers great opportunities for innovation, but doesn’t shy away from warning of the great risk that we face from…

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André Thelen

Author: André Thelen

TomTom Wins “Best Consumer Identity Project” at EIC

May. 23, 2016

Breaking news! ForgeRock customer TomTom won “Best Consumer Identity Project” at Europe’s biggest identity conference, EIC, presented by KuppingerCole. “TomTom has initiated a program for delivering a new identity platform that manages identities of customers and devices worldwide at very large scale. The identity platform is a global solution. It is a great example of a…

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Eve Maler

Author: Eve Maler

Privacy and Trust Risks of the Digital Economy: Global Survey Results Revealed

Mar. 16, 2016

“Can we ensure the security of personal data, while still making it possible for people to share information about themselves as they see fit? “ “How can organizations assure customers and citizens that their personal data will remain private and build trust?” “Do we have privacy and consent tools that are ready to deal with…

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Daniel Raskin

Author: Daniel Raskin

Industrial IoT: Big Data Ain’t So Big Without Identity

Feb. 6, 2015

Earlier today I read Accenture’s new report on the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT). In the report Accenture states that by 2030, IIoT will add $30 Trillion to global GDP and that a major inhibitor to IIoT is outdated or non-existent access management. I fully agree that IIoT has the potential to transform industries, drive…

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Daniel Raskin

Author: Daniel Raskin

RSA-NSA Scandal: The Peanut Dilemma

Jan. 13, 2014

Recently, people have been asking me my take on the RSA-NSA privacy drama, in which the security firm was accused of accepting $10m from the NSA to compromise encryption software to deliberately weaken user privacy. This scandal has led to lots of security experts scheduled to speak at the RSA Security Conference next month to…

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Daniel Raskin

Author: Daniel Raskin

Identity Relationship Management: The New Mindset of Success

Jan. 2, 2014

Over the past few months we’ve been talking about the differences between Identity and Access Management (IAM) and Identity Relationship Management (IRM). We’ve spent a good deal of time highlighting the technical differences, but the most important difference is in mindset. Whereas IAM is about security and protection of who has acces to enterprises IP…

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Daniel Raskin

Author: Daniel Raskin

Identity Relationship Management Believers of the World Unite!

Oct. 8, 2013

Wow – just read Joni Brennan’s (Kantara Initiative) latest blog on the evolution of IAM to IRM – identity and access management to identity relationship management. Her post does an excellent job of summing up the future of IAM in four fundamental business pillars and four joint technical pillars and matching them to the evolution…

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