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Ian Glazer
Research Vice President and Agenda Manager
4 years at Gartner
16 years IT industry

Ian Glazer is a research vice president and agenda manager on the Identity and Privacy Strategies team. He leads IdPS' coverage for authorization and privacy. Topics within these two main areas include externalized authorization management, XACML, federated authorization, privacy by design, and privacy programs. Read Full Bio

Anyone can kill off a protocol a.k.a XACML isn’t dead

by Ian Glazer  |  May 9, 2013

There’s a little bit of a kerfuffle going on in XACML-land. A non-Gartner analyst made the claim that XACML is dead. Such a claim doesn’t go unnoticed; so Gerry, Anil, Danny, and Remon have all responded that no, XACML isn’t dead. It is not pining for the fjords. It isn’t even zombified. Anyone can declare […]

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Google Glass, Privacy, and a Book Recommendation: It’s all in the post-processing

by Ian Glazer  |  March 28, 2013

I saw my first pair of Google Glass at the IAPP’s Privacy Summit a few weeks back. I can’t say for certain but I’ve got a feeling that the wearer was not only loving the utility his pair of Glass provided but also the circumspect looks shot his way by hundreds of privacy professionals. This […]

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Representation over Storage: Responding to “Killing IAM”

by Ian Glazer  |  March 21, 2013

I put my 18 minute ramble/rant on Killing IAM out on the blog a few weeks back, and I have to say, I have been blown away by the response. Besides all the comments on the blog itself, I’ve had multiple people take me aside to discuss some of the implications of killing IAM off […]

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How to Provision a Pope in 6 Easy Steps

by Ian Glazer  |  March 13, 2013

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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How to Deprovision a Pope in 6 Easy Steps

by Ian Glazer  |  February 12, 2013

Recent announcements got me thinking about how to deprovision executives such as a Pope. Never had to deprovision a Pope before? No worries. We’ve come up with a sure-fire 6 step process guaranteed to help you help your Pope incur a separation from payroll. Step 1 – Listen to HR In order to kick off […]

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