Despite all the password leaks, credential stuffing attacks, data breaches, wasted time, and abandoned shopping carts, most businesses still rely on antiquated identity and access management systems. There are newer alternatives that provide both better security and an easier user experience. But overhauling an enterprise IAM system is full of obstacles. In this Interop event, learn about the latest technologies that are revolutionizing identity governance and access management—from multi-factor authentication, cloud-native identity governance, consumer identity and access management and more—and get practical tips for overcoming obstacles to innovation.
Keynote: Why We're Still Stuck on Passwords
The passwordless movement continues to push forward as more and more companies eliminate passwords from their authentication flows. And it makes sense: passwordless authentication improves both UX and security. So why isn’t it ubiquitous? It turns out that challenges abound, including high complexity, cost and compliance work. This keynote breaks down why we’re still stuck on passwords and tips for going passwordless at your organization.
Making Multi-factor Authentication Work in the Real World
Sure, you see the value in MFA, but how much does it impede legitimate business activity? For most IT leaders, MFA makes logical sense but too many barriers remain for widespread rollout. Luckily, MFA is experiencing strong tailwinds thanks to its benefit to remote working, cybersecurity and other business priorities. This session will share the state of MFA in corporate America and how to speed up adoption.
Workforce IAM: How to Seamlessly Manage Identity and Access Across Your Whole, Messy IT Environment
Workforce identity and access management is getting messy. On top of managing your long-standing on-prem solutions, you’ve got new cloud systems—each with a unique login, password requirements, and URL. Not only is this burdensome for employees to keep track of, IT must secure these various systems while making them accessible from anywhere. This session is all about nailing your workforce IAM strategy in the age of hybrid work.
Customer IAM: How to Maintain Security and Access, While Reducing Friction
Customer identity and access management (CIAM) is an emerging field that combines security and CX to benefit businesses and consumers alike. For businesses, CIAM can help increase customer engagement and loyalty, while users get low-friction access to your platforms and an overall better experience. Learn about the growing world of CIAM and where it belongs in your digital transformation projects.
Machine Identities: Who Do All These IoT Devices Think They Are?
Machine identity management was introduced by Gartner in 2020, and recognized as a “high” benefit in IAM. Despite the fact that machine identities, such as keys, certificates and secrets continue to outnumber human identities (e.g., usernames and passwords), they are often left out of IAM strategies. This session will give you the basics on machine identities and where they fit in your IAM strategy.
Preventing Credential Theft: Tips for Keeping Your Enterprises’ Password Stores Safe
It’s hard enough to prevent employees from coughing up their login credentials to phishers. But what happens when the hackers go straight to your enterprise password stores? Adversaries may search for common password storage locations to obtain user credentials, and when they do, you’ll want the right controls and policies to prevent a breach. This session will teach you how to securely store your enterprise passwords.