IT News - Security

Best Tools For Single Sign-On
CSO Online, June 26th , 2019
It has been a few years since we last looked at single sign-on products, the field has gotten more crowded and more capable

"Since we last looked at single sign-on products in 2012, the field has gotten more crowded and more capable," notes David Strom in CSO Online.

"For this round of evaluations, we looked at seven SSO services: Centrify's Identity Service, Microsoft's Azure AD Premium, Okta's Identity and Mobility Management, OneLogin, Ping Identity's Ping One, Secure Auth's IdP, and SmartSignin. Our Clear Choice test winner is Centrify, which slightly outperformed Okta and OneLogin..."

IBM and Splunk deliver two of the best SIEM solutions in the business, but each product offers distinct benefits to potential buyers

Chris Preimesberger writes in eWeek, "SIEM, the modern tools of which have been in existence for about a dozen years, is an approach to security management that combines the SIM (security information management) and SEM (security event management) functions into one security management system. SIM collects, analyzes and reports on log data; SEM analyzes log and event data in real time to provide threat monitoring, event correlation and incident response. Due to its 24/7, real-time nature, SIEM is now a required technology for large enterprises..."

The orchestration of existing services and data could provide a digital identity layer that gives the internet a common way to handle identity for all consumers

"I recently presented on a panel alongside a UK government identity specialist and an anti-fraud vendor," recalls Susan Morrow in CSO Online.

"The conference focused on citizen ID and how the complex world of citizen identity is handled by the current status quo. The general view was that we need to find structures that can drag digital identity into the 21st century, and fast..."

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