An opinion piece analysing the potential acquisition of ForgeRock by private equity firm Thoma Bravo.
As part of The Cyber Hut's anecdotal community polls, we asked as an end user, what is your favourite biometric authentication option? The rise of device specific biometry to unlock our Android and iPhone based devices has increased in the last 3 years and many smart phone users will chose this over a basic PIN (albeit PIN is likely still needed after a hard reset).
Each year a particular standard, component, model or approach within the identity and access management will be declared "dead" by expert commentators, startup vendors or just the bloke in the pub. As part of The Cyber Hut's Tuesday polls, I decided to test the water on this highly emotive topic before the Christmas holidays for our last poll of 2022.
Two weeks ago we ran another of our LinkedIn polls, querying the cyber, identity and access management community around a perennial question the industry has yet to consistently provide an answer for - in both user behaviour and technical solutions - "would you pay for privacy?".
Over a 4 week period I asked the preferred deployment model option for four key identity and access management services: consumer identity, workforce access management, identity governance and administration and privileged access management. The results where subtle and nuanced.
Our latest LinkedIn poll on September 27th was focused on understanding the role and impact of artificial intelligence and machine learning (AI/ML) technology on the general identity and access management industry.
In the last 3 years or so, we have seen huge interest in the need to improve authentication techniques, that deliver a passwordless MFA experience. What is stopping adoption?
Do we need a "Chief Identity Officer"? What might drive the need for this and can existing business operating models satisfy the need for identity centric metrics?
A few weeks ago I ran a slightly provocative and not very scientific poll on LinkedIn […]