Ian Glazer

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Representation over Storage: Responding to “Killing IAM”

by Ian Glazer  |  March 21, 2013  |  4 Comments

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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Opening Presents Early: Quest Acquires BiTKOO

by Ian Glazer  |  December 20, 2011  |  1 Comment

Just when you think the IAM market is about to settle down for a long winter’s nap, you are proven wrong, as evidenced by yesterday’s announcement that Quest has acquired BiTKOO. This acquisition adds BiTKOO’s externalized authorization management product –Keystone – to Quest’s stable of IAM technologies. With this latest market movement, there are three […]

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BHOLD wins the Microsoft IAG lottery

by Ian Glazer  |  September 23, 2011  |  5 Comments

Microsoft announced that it has acquired “certain assets of BHOLD.” Without having received more details from the team at Microsoft, my interpretation is that they acquired the core of BHOLD’s product set – because they are claiming the acquisition will add “in-depth role management, separation of duties, access certification, and authorization management.” This is a […]

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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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A chronic identity pain

by Ian Glazer  |  January 13, 2011  |  2 Comments

I’m a provisioning guy; it was the way I was raised in the world of identity management. And being a provisioning guy my take on how people are enabled to execute business transactions looks like this: Write a provisioning policy such as people in department 10 get LDAP group Q Enforce that policy – give […]

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