Ian Glazer

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Entries Categorized as 'Identity and Access Governance'

How to Provision a Pope in 6 Easy Steps

by Ian Glazer  |  March 13, 2013  |  4 Comments

Having deprovisioned your previous Pope, you thought your work was done. But just as soon as you’ve settled back into you desk chair you see it – white smoke wafting up from the chimney. It’s time to provision a new Pope! Step 1 – Meet the new Pope First things first, go meet the new […]


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Our Platform

by Ian Glazer  |  April 18, 2012  |  Comments Off

In case you didn’t notice, it’s an election year here in the States. So having taken over the reins of the IdPS research agenda, I wanted to get a jump on the candidates, and announce the first three planks of our platform: Constraints are good The future is federated Relevance is contextual Constraints are Good […]

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No, really, who has access to what?

by Ian Glazer  |  June 7, 2011  |  Comments Off

In the unceasing wake of the RSA breach, and especially given Art Coviello’s most recent post, I’ve been thinking about what role identity and access governance can play in mitigating post-RSA attacks. As you know, I don’t cover authentication – that’s Mark’s beat and he’s been on this like a hawk. This separation of coverage […]

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Thoughts from IIW East

by Ian Glazer  |  September 15, 2010  |  4 Comments

Last week was the first Internet Identity Workshop on the east coast. Having IIW in DC is especially timely given the identity-related activity here inside the Beltway. NSTIC: Worst. Card game. Ever. I’d estimate that about half of the un-conference sessions touched on NSTIC – the Nation Strategy for Trusted Identity in Cyberspace. Now, you […]


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Performing an entitlement lobotomy on the enterprise

by Ian Glazer  |  June 8, 2010  |  2 Comments

As a part of its data center consolidation efforts, HP is going to be letting going 9000 IT workers. As this Computerworld article points out, although not confirmed, it highly likely that at least some of these terminated employees are system administrators. And as those admins walk out the door so too will walk an […]


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