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  • If you are a One Identity customer you really should read this post!

    One Identity Hybrid Subscription Recently, we have released a new version of One Identity Safeguard, Password Manager and Active Roles. Each of these releases now offers the One Identity Hybrid Subscription enabling you to ‘join’ your on-...
    • 19 Jun 2018
  • 2018 February Highlights

    Identity Analytics and Risk Intelligence   Privileged Password and Privileged Session Support:  Another great milestone to draw attention to today.  Let’s say you’re a smart cookie and you know you have a problem with ...
    • 15 Feb 2018
  • 2018 January Highlights Part 2

    Identity Analytics and Risk Intelligence:   New And Increased Risk Tracking:  Collecting and highlighting risky entitlements is an ongoing operation.  A schedule controls how often entitlements are collected and analyzed.  As new ...
    • 31 Jan 2018
  • 2018 January Highlights

    Identity Analytics and Risk Intelligence: A number of across-the-board updates rolled out including UI Performance Improvements:   A number of updates rolled out targeting improved UI response.  These updates are targeted at IARI ...
    • 18 Jan 2018
  • One Identity’s Push to Deliver Industry Leading IAM Portfolio Continues with Balabit Acquisition

    Everything we do at One Identity, we do in the name of helping organizations get identity and access management (IAM) right. It’s a mission we stop at nothing to achieve, and it’s why, for the many years we’ve been doing business, we’ve been determined to build the industry’s most complete IAM portfolio. Those of you who have followed One Identity over the years know that we’re constantly looking for opportunities to…

    • 17 Jan 2018
  • 2017 December Highlights Part 2

    Identity Analytics and Risk Intelligence:   Support for Managed Units:  Identity Analytics supports different data sources like Active Roles Server and Active Directory.   Specific to the Active Roles Server data source, Identity ...
    • 20 Dec 2017

    One of the highlights of the One Identity EMEA UNITE Partner Conference in Malta was the Celebration Dinner and One Identity EMEA Partner Awards 2017. There were fourteen awards presented by Jim Lawless (a leading inspirational speaker & author of Taming Tigers) and Ian Sutherland (VP & GM Sales, One Identity, EMEA).

    One of the primary awards was for EMEA Partner of the year

     EMEA Partner of the Year 2017: Int…

    • 12 Dec 2017
  • 2017 December Highlights Part 1

    Identity Analytics and Risk Intelligence:   New Classification Rule:  A new classification rule released that targets groups and group memberships.  Identity Analytics can now be configured to watch any group and members of the gr...
    • 6 Dec 2017
  • In Review: One Identity EMEA UNITE Partner Conference in Malta – 13-16 November 2017

    Typically the weather in Malta in November is sunny and very warm (20C+), which is how the week started on Monday morning, and for those participants who arrived early, there was time to enjoy the scenery and sunshine, and although the temperature re...
    • 5 Dec 2017
  • 2017 November Highlights Part 2

    Platform Updates: Status and Incident Response:  A few changes were rolled out to enhance the status and incident response information.  First, the status paged was moved from behind authentication and made available on the top-level view.&...
    • 22 Nov 2017
  • 2017 November Highlights Part 1

    Identity Analytics and Risk Intelligence:   Native Active Directory Module:  Identity Analytics releases support for a new platform today, Active Directory.  You can access the new module on the Configure - Collector Agents page. ...
    • 8 Nov 2017
  • 2017 October Highlights

    Platform Updates: User Access:  The User Access view was updated to include Starling 2FA users.  Prior only Identity Analytics users were viewable.  Now, the view lets org admins see collaborators invited to their org from any Starling...
    • 12 Oct 2017
  • 2017 September Highlights Part 2

    Platform Updates: Subscription Admin:  The User Access view under settings was updated to account for a new permission:  subscription admin.  This new capability was added to account for an edge case where the organization admin invite...
    • 28 Sep 2017
  • 2017 September Highlights Part 1

    Platform Updates:  User Access:  A new feature was rolled out for tenant administrators.  The "organization admin', that is the person with administrative responsibilities for the Starling org, has a new view to see and manage...
    • 14 Sep 2017
  • Get Smarter About Risk With Identity Analytics and Join Our Randy Franklin Smith Webinar on September 19th!

    I have worked in the identity and access governance field for a while now.  And while every customer is different and has different drivers in an absolute sense, just able all of the IAG projects I have had the privilege to work on can be broadly classified into one of three phases.  This is not a terribly complex taxonomy, but useful for a quick analysis.

    The first phase is the “stop-the-bleeding” phase.  In…

    • 13 Sep 2017
  • Identity Analytics Isn't Your Father's IAM Solution

    I’m quite pleased today to announce the latest innovation from the bright minds here are One Identity.  Today we announced One Identity Starling Identity Analytics & Risk Intelligence.  While the name is big, so is the value we expect our customers to get from this new product.

    So what is Starling Identity Analytics & Risk Intelligence?  Let’s start with the definition of identity analytics


    • 14 Aug 2017
  • 2017 August Highlights

    Identity Analytics and Risk Intelligence: First a quick congratulations to all the teams involved with the official launch of Starling Identity Analytics and Risk Intelligence!  It was a total team effort across the business.  We're exc...
    • 14 Aug 2017
  • The One Identity Team Proudly Presents – One Identity Safeguard!

    Safeguard is our newest entrant into the world of privileged access management. It ships today and is available globally and in as many as 11 different languages. You can learn more about the product on our website.

    So how does one of the largest pure play IAM vendors actually create a ground-shaking new product in the age of incremental version updates?  It’s quite a story and it starts with a diet coke, a vodka gimlet…

    • 1 Aug 2017
  • 2017 July Highlights

    Identity Analytics and Risk Intelligence: Preview Mode:  Identity Analytics is moving out of preview mode shortly.  After the change the product will move into a release state.  A 30 day Trial will replace the previous preview opt...
    • 14 Jul 2017
  • Protecting the Connected Home

    The connected home is conceived to improve our lifestyles and provide convenience. Along with that, we demand ease-of-use and something that we can plug-in and use. Welcome to the Internet of Things (IoT). Currently, there are no enforced security s...
    • 14 Jul 2017
  • Another Gartner Security & Risk Summit has come to an end

    Another Gartner Security & Risk Summit has come to an end

    I just returned home from another wonderful Gartner event in the DC area from which there were many highlights.  Below are just a few of the key takeaways.

    On the identity and access management front there were several trends of note. 

    • Fidget spinners were all the rage at the expo. One Identity was giving away a white one.  SonicWALL an orange one.  I believe…

    • 16 Jun 2017
  • Going to the Gartner Security and Risk Management Summit? Want to learn how to get IAM Right?

    One of the highlights every year for me is the Gartner Security and Risk Management Summit. This particular event seems to be the most relevant and offers the most benefit to those who attend. As a sponsoring vendor, we consider it a must-attend event.

    One of the primary reasons I love the conference so much is the opportunity to hear from a number of our customers how they are getting identity and access management…

    • 9 Jun 2017
  • 2017 June Highlights

    Starling Platform: Infrastructure:  All of these updates should remain hidden from view as the back-office is updated to support the upcoming launch of Identity Analytics.  Integration and testing is being conducted on multiple services lik...
    • 5 Jun 2017
  • 2017 May Highlights

    Starling 2FA: Let's start with Starling Two-Factor Authentication.   Feel free to kick the tires via a free, self-service 30 day trial.   RADIUS Agent is Available: A lot of existing applications have built-in s...
    • 11 May 2017
  • 2017 March Highlights Part 3

    Starling Identity Analytics & Risk Intelligence updates: New classification rules:  These rules process the data and identify additional high impact accounts.  The three existing rules looked at Active Roles and identified accounts with...
    • 30 Mar 2017