Digital Identity


It's an Amazing Time to Be in Digital Identity

ForgeRock has a rich history of transforming the digital identity experiences for the most successful companies on the planet. The announcement of Okta’s intent to acquire Auth0 underscores the importance of this market. It’s more exciting than ever to be part of ForgeRock as we execute on our mission of helping organizations create digital identity experiences that are frictionless and intuitive while still protecting the security of the enterprise in a Zero Trust environment.


Nigerian fintech landscape

The saying “Good people, great nation” truly captures the essence of Nigeria- also known as the land of hope and opportunity. It is a nation that promotes healthy business growth with vibrant people with friendly energy expressed through diverse creative expressions. The development of the fintech industry in the past few years has been a shining star in the Nigerian economy, with the potential to shine brighter—even through the hurdles posed by the ongoing COVID-19 crisis.


How Your Organization Can Eliminate Entitlement Creep

Organizations are facing increasing pressure to provide employees and contractors with the right access to the right applications and systems at the right time. But how can they do this with their existing, manually-driven Identity Governance and Administration (IGA) solutions and processes? How can security and IT professionals address the needs of the new remote workforce and its demands for access to new cloud applications and services?


Digital Identity Verification: Paving the Way to a Secure System

As we look forward to restarting our normal lives in the ‘new-normal’ post the pandemic, we are looking to digital channels and devices to bridge the gap between what was done ‘in-person’ and what we can do safely from home. This is necessary for the financial services industry where consumers and businesses alike must move most of their operations online.


Application Integration and Digital Transformation: A Close Association

In order to gain an advantage over their competitors and improve customer experience, organizations of all sizes and industries are using new technologies to undergo digital transformation. According to IT research and advisory firm Gartner, 87 percent of senior business leaders say that digital modernization of their company is a top priority. An emerging theme of many digital transformations relates to ‘application integration’ – but why do these have such a close association?


Jeff Bezos Moves On, But Amazon Prevails as a Revolutionary Catalyst for Change in the Online User Experience

Congratulations to Jeff Bezos and the entire Amazon team on their incredible accomplishment of building the most highly valued company on the planet and revolutionizing the face of retail as we once knew it. I am confident that Jeff will successfully tackle even more interesting challenges and projects during the next phase of his career. His announcement last week prompted me to reflect on Amazon’s pioneering work in the areas of ecommerce, cloud computing, supply chain and logistics.


Accelerate Compliance of NIST SP 800-63-3 with ForgeRock

No matter how much security and interoperability it brings, the thought of ‘compliance’ always brings a resigned sigh. Yet, from the U.S. Federal Government (Fed) to state and local governments and educational institutions (SLED), complying with guidelines and standards is a must not only for security but for interoperability and cost reduction.


How to Compare Workforce IAM and IGA Providers

Without question, comparing workforce identity and access management (IAM) and identity governance and administration (IGA) providers is a massive undertaking. The stakes are high to meet digital transformation requirements, support and secure a remote workforce, and be prepared for future disruptions. And, sadly, ramifications of a poor IAM and IGA purchase decision live long.


The UK's Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) Tackles Fraud and Improves Service to Citizens with ForgeRock

The Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) is the United Kingdom’s largest government department. The organization is implementing an identity-based digital transformation in order to reduce fraud, keep costs down and help citizens more easily and securely access benefits. I had the pleasure of speaking with James Randall, the Lead Identity and Trust Architect for DWP, who gave us a peek into the department’s strategy and execution. Q.


What Is Entitlement Creep?

The risk of identity breaches to global organizations cannot be overstated. Cybercriminals continue to attack organizations across the enterprise and numerous verticals. As noted in the 2020 ForgeRock Consumer Identity Breach Report, unauthorized access (40%) is the number one attack method by cybercriminals in 2020. It’s no wonder there has been a 78% increase in compromised consumer records over the previous year.