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Quest Acquires Symlabs

by Mark Diodati  |  June 6, 2011

Quest is actively building out its identity management product portfolio.  Some notable acquisitions: Vintela (Active Directory Bridge – 2005) Völcker Informatik AG (provisioning/access governance – late 2010) e-DMZ Security—privileged account management – early 2011) Today, Quest announced the acquisition of Symlabs, a vendor with virtual directory and federation products. In its early days, virtual directories […]

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The Seed and The Damage Done: RSA SecurID

by Mark Diodati  |  June 2, 2011

The fallout from the March attack on RSA has arrived. Per the news agencies—and the excellent blog post by Bob Cringely—several large defense contractors (Lockheed Martin, L-3, and potentially Northrop Grumman) were attacked using the information stolen in the March attack. The tokens associated with the stolen information should now be considered compromised. Recent events […]

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