Identity At The Center

Identity At The Center

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Identity At The Center is all about identity security in the context of identity and access management (IAM). With a combined 30+ years of IAM experience, hosts Jim McDonald and Jeff Steadman bring you news and topics about the identity management industry. Do you know who has access to what?

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Identity At The Center is all about identity security in the context of identity and access management (IAM). With a combined 30+ years of IAM experience, hosts Jim McDonald and Jeff Steadman bring you news and topics about the identity management industry. Do you know who has access to what?

Brought to you by identropy.com

Want to join the conversation? Leave us a message here: anchor.fm/identity-at-the-center/message or email us at questions@identityatthecenter.com
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Identity At The Center #19 - IGA Product Trends
Jim and Jeff return to their respective home bases for a "normal" episode where they talk about recent trends in IGA products they are seeing. Brought to you by identropy.com Want to join the conversation? Leave us a message here: anchor.fm/identity-at-the-center/message or email us at questions@identityatthecenter.com
43:02
November 8, 2019
Identity At The Center #18 - IAM Family Feud with the Identropy Team
We have a little something different this week. In this special episode, Jim and Jeff take the show on the road for the Identropy company meeting in Clearwater Beach, Florida. An IAM version of Family Feud was played and recorded live in front of the entire Identropy team. The Identropy team took their shot at answering questions like: "How do you measure the effectiveness of an IAM program?" "What is a common mistake our customers make when implementing an IAM system? "What kind of alcoholic beverage would Identropy be?" Brought to you by identropy.com Want to join the conversation? Leave us a message here: anchor.fm/identity-at-the-center/message or email us at questions@identityatthecenter.com
39:11
November 1, 2019
Identity At The Center #17: IAM Surprises
In this episode, Jim and Jeff talk about some of the surprising IAM things they have seen in their consulting careers. Brought to you by identropy.com Want to join the conversation? Leave us a message here: anchor.fm/identity-at-the-center/message or email us at questions@identityatthecenter.com
38:38
October 25, 2019
Identity At The Center #16: The 2019 Gartner IGA Magic Quadrant
In this episode, Jim and Jeff discuss the recently released Gartner Identity Governance & Administration Magic Quadrant. Visit any of the IGA leaders (SailPoint, Savyint, Omada, IBM, or One Identity) and you can probably get a copy via their homepage in exchange for your contact info. Brought to you by identropy.com Want to join the conversation? Leave us a message here: anchor.fm/identity-at-the-center/message or email us at questions@identityatthecenter.com
38:35
October 18, 2019
Identity At The Center #15: The IAM Garbage Plate
In this episode, Jim and Jeff have a bit of an IAM garbage plate of random items in honor of their visit to Rochester, NY. There is some IT Service Management (ITSM) and service catalog talk along with a smattering of other items. Brought to you by identropy.com Want to join the conversation? Leave us a message here: anchor.fm/identity-at-the-center/message or email us at questions@identityatthecenter.com
36:58
October 11, 2019
Identity At The Center #14.2: KuppingerCole Consumer Identity World Conference Part 2
In this episode, Jim and Jeff recap the KuppingerCole Consumer Identity World conference in Seattle, WA. Part 2 of 2. Brought to you by identropy.com Want to join the conversation? Leave us a message here: anchor.fm/identity-at-the-center/message or email us at questions@identityatthecenter.com
38:43
October 4, 2019
Identity At The Center #14.1: KuppingerCole Consumer Identity World Conference Part 1
In this episode, Jim and Jeff talk about the first day of the KuppingerCole Consumer Identity World conference in Seattle, WA. Part 1 of 2. Brought to you by identropy.com Want to join the conversation? Leave us a message here: anchor.fm/identity-at-the-center/message or email us at questions@identityatthecenter.com
38:18
October 2, 2019
Identity At The Center #13 - Conference Attendance Strategy with Jaime
In this episode, Jim and Jeff talk with special guest Jaime Lewis-Gross, Global Director of Solution Strategy at Saviynt, about how they pick which conferences to attend, how they figure out which sessions to attend, and their personal strategies for conference swag collection. Top IAM Conferences: RSA Conference Identiverse Gartner IAM Summit Brought to you by identropy.com Want to join the conversation? Leave us a message here: anchor.fm/identity-at-the-center/message or email us at questions@identityatthecenter.com
29:00
September 27, 2019
Identity At The Center #12: Battling the Resistance
For this episode, Jim and Jeff talk about how to identify and battle against resistance to change that can happen when introducing IAM to an organization. Top 12 Reasons Why People Resist Change: https://www.torbenrick.eu/blog/change-management/12-reasons-why-people-resist-change/ Top 10 Common Pitfalls Of An IAM Program: https://www.identropy.com/blog/new-ebook-top-10-common-pitfalls-of-an-iam-program Brought to you by identropy.com Want to join the conversation? Leave us a message here: anchor.fm/identity-at-the-center/message or email us at questions@identityatthecenter.com
40:06
September 20, 2019
Identity At The Center #11: Managing IAM in the Hybrid Cloud
On this episode, Jim and Jeff talk with Morgan McNamara, a member of Identropy's crack engineering team, about a question submitted by listener Neil on approaches to manage identities across multiple cloud environments. Brought to you by identropy.com Want to join the conversation? Leave us a message here: anchor.fm/identity-at-the-center/message or email us at questions@identityatthecenter.com.
36:41
September 13, 2019
Identity At The Center #10 - South of the Border with Arturo Cordoba
On this episode, Jim and Jeff talk with Arturo Cordoba, Senior Advisor on the Cyber Security team with Cemex in Mexico, about the differences in IAM in Mexico compared to the United States, building IAM teams, and a hint of blockchain identity use cases. Brought to you by identropy.com Want to join the conversation? Leave us a message here: anchor.fm/identity-at-the-center/message or email us at questions@identityatthecenter.com.
43:08
September 6, 2019
Identity At The Center #9: Authentication Talk with Mario from Callsign
On this episode, Jim and Jeff talk with Mario Dusaj, solutions architect at Callsign.com, about his thoughts around creating a good authentication experience. Brought to you by identropy.com Want to join the conversation? Leave us a message here: anchor.fm/identity-at-the-center/message or email us at questions@identityatthecenter.com
35:40
August 30, 2019
Identity At The Center #8: Talking IAM with Ash Motiwala
On this episode, Jim and Jeff talk with Ash Motiwala, Managing Partner at Identropy, about the history of Identropy, current IAM trends, and the future of IAM. Brought to you by identropy.com Want to join the conversation? Leave us a message here: anchor.fm/identity-at-the-center/message
38:51
August 23, 2019
Identity At The Center #7: How the IAM Value Proposition Has Changed
On this episode, Jim and Jeff talk with Luis Almeida, VP of Business Development at Identropy, about how the value proposition for IAM has changed over the years. You can read his take here. Brought to you by identropy.com Want to join the conversation? Leave us a message here: anchor.fm/identity-at-the-center/message
45:01
August 16, 2019
Identity At The Center #6: Black Hat 2019
Warshipping, US military CAC's on the way out, and how to identify Deepfakes... all topics of discussion brought to the table by Jeff who has his boots on the ground at the annual Black Hat conference in Las Vegas. Brought to you by identropy.com Want to join the conversation? Leave us a message here: anchor.fm/identity-at-the-center/message
33:13
August 9, 2019
Identity At The Center #5: What Just Left Your Wallet?
On this episode, Jim and Jeff talk about the recent news regarding the Capital One data breach and what might have been the motivations behind the incident. They also reference this video when talking about man in the middle attacks against two-factor authentication. Brought to you by identropy.com Want to join the conversation? Leave us a message here: anchor.fm/identity-at-the-center/message
28:30
August 2, 2019
Identity At The Center #4: The Circle of (IGA) Life
On this episode, Jim talks with Jeff about his idea in an upcoming article he is writing about the IGA lifecycle: Approve - Provision - Collect - Verify Brought to you by identropy.com Want to join the conversation? Leave us a message here: anchor.fm/identity-at-the-center/message
30:47
July 26, 2019
Identity At The Center #3: Healthcare IAM, MFA, and PAM Oh My!
On this episode, Jim and Jeff talk about Kacy Zurkus' article "Healthcare Organizations Too Confident in Cybersecurity" for InfoSecurity Magazine  and why multi-factor authentication (MFA) isn't more widely adopted. Jeff also poses a question to Jim: Do you choose MFA or Privileged Access Management (PAM) first if you can only do one? Brought to you by identropy.com Want to join the conversation? Leave us a message here: anchor.fm/identity-at-the-center/message
32:52
July 19, 2019
Identity At The Center #2: Getting into the sexy world of IAM
With Jim on vacation this week, Jeff has called up Fletcher Edington as a pinch hitter. Fletcher talks about his path from college intern to IAM implementation engineer to IAM sales. They also talk about how to get young talent into the IAM space to solve the UI and design challenges of the future. Brought to you by identropy.com Want to join the conversation? Leave us a message here: anchor.fm/identity-at-the-center/message
31:05
July 12, 2019
Identity At The Center #1: Introduction to an IAM Strategy Framework
It's our first one! Hosts Jim McDonald and Jeff Steadman have a combined 30 years of experience in the identity and access management field. In this episode, they talk about how to create identity and access management strategies to better secure your organization. Brought to you by identropy.com ***Correction - In this episode, we mention our friend Mario. He works at Callsign and not Transmit Security. Sorry, Mario!***
37:38
July 2, 2019
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