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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 #72- Talking about PAM with Paul Lanzi
Jim and Jeff talk with Paul Lanzi, Co-Founder and COO at Remediant, about privileged access management maturity and capabilities that impact the overall security and risk management for an organization. Paul Lanzi: https://www.linkedin.com/in/planzi/ Remediant: https://www.remediant.com Lockheed Success Story: https://www.remediant.com/solutions/success-story CSNP: https://www.csnp.org/ IDSA: https://www.idsalliance.org/ Connect with Jim and Jeff on LinkedIn here: Jim McDonald: https://www.linkedin.com/in/jimmcdonaldpmp/ Jeff Steadman: https://www.linkedin.com/in/jeffsteadman/ Visit the show at www.IdentityAtTheCenter.com and follow @IDACPodcast on Twitter. Brought to you by identropy.com
42:09
November 30, 2020
Identity at the Center #71 - Transitioning from Enterprise IAM to IAM Consulting with Mayda Gonzalez
Jim and Jeff talk with Mayda Gonzalez, Identropy's newest member of the advisory team, about what it is like to transition from being a part of an enterprise IAM program into an IAM consultant role and what IAM thing everyone is thankful for this year. Connect with Mayda on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/mayda-gonzalez-00515a28/ Connect with Jim and Jeff on LinkedIn here: Jim McDonald: https://www.linkedin.com/in/jimmcdonaldpmp/ Jeff Steadman: https://www.linkedin.com/in/jeffsteadman/ Visit the show at www.IdentityAtTheCenter.com and follow @IDACPodcast on Twitter. Brought to you by identropy.com
42:28
November 23, 2020
Identity at the Center #70 - IAM Trends and Challenges with Asad Ali
Jim and Jeff talk with Asad Ali from Thales and Chair of the Identity Defined Security Alliance Technical Working Group about IAM trend and challenges including Zero Trust and AI authentication. Connect with Asad on LinkedIn here: https://www.linkedin.com/in/asadali2/ Thales: https://www.thalesgroup.com/ Identity Defined Security Alliance: https://www.idsalliance.org Kim Cameron's Laws of Identity: https://www.identityblog.com/?p=1065 Connect with Jim and Jeff on LinkedIn here: Jim McDonald: https://www.linkedin.com/in/jimmcdonaldpmp/ Jeff Steadman: https://www.linkedin.com/in/jeffsteadman/ Visit the show at www.IdentityAtTheCenter.comand follow @IDACPodcast on Twitter. Brought to you by identropy.com
42:35
November 16, 2020
Identity at the Center #69 - The Role of IAM in an API-First Implementation
Jim and Jeff talk with Bill Nelson, co-founder, at Identity Fusion about what an API-First Implementation is and the role that IAM plays. Show links: Connect with Bill Nelson on LinkedIn here: https://www.linkedin.com/in/wnelson/ Visit Identity Fusion on the web at http://www.identityfusion.com Connect with Jim and Jeff on LinkedIn here: Jim McDonald: https://www.linkedin.com/in/jimmcdonaldpmp/ Jeff Steadman: https://www.linkedin.com/in/jeffsteadman/ Visit the show at www.IdentityAtTheCenter.com and follow @IDACPodcast on Twitter. Brought to you by identropy.com
46:16
November 9, 2020
Identity at the Center #68 - Nok Nok... Who's There? - An Identity and Access Management Conversation with Phil Dunkelberger
Jim and Jeff talk with Phil Dunkelberger, President and Chief Executive Officer at Nok Nok Labs, about soooooo many IAM things: His long history in the space, going password less and how to justify it, and how long it will be before the password dies (again). Show Links: Connect with Phil on LinkedIn here: https://www.linkedin.com/in/phillipdunkelberger/ Game Rangers Association of Africa: https://www.gameranger.org/ Nok Nok: https://noknok.com/ Nok Nok blog: https://noknok.com/resources/blog/ FIDO Alliance: https://fidoalliance.org/ Pin on Glass Example Product - MyPinPad: https://mypinpad.com/ Connect with Jim and Jeff on LinkedIn here: Jim McDonald: https://www.linkedin.com/in/jimmcdonaldpmp/ Jeff Steadman: https://www.linkedin.com/in/jeffsteadman/ Visit the show at www.IdentityAtTheCenter.com and follow @IDACPodcast on Twitter. Brought to you by identropy.com
43:55
November 2, 2020
Identity at the Center #67 - Identify 2020 Virtual Conference Show
In case you missed the video version, this is the audio from the special video podcast that Jim and Jeff recorded for the Ping Identify 2020 Virtual Conference. To watch the on-demand show, visit the conference link below. Ping Identify 2020: https://identify2020virtual.com/ Connect with Jim and Jeff on LinkedIn here: Jim McDonald: https://www.linkedin.com/in/jimmcdonaldpmp/ Jeff Steadman: https://www.linkedin.com/in/jeffsteadman/ Visit the show at www.IdentityAtTheCenter.com and follow @IDACPodcaston Twitter. Brought to you by identropy.com
39:41
October 26, 2020
Identity at the Center #66 - IAM Certifications with Henry Bagdasarian from the Identity Management Institute
Jim and Jeff talk with Henry Bagdasarian, Founder, and President of the Identity Management Institute about the benefits and options there are for getting certified in the IAM field. Show Links: Connect with Henry on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/identitymate/ Connect with the IMI on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/identity-management-institute/ Visit the Identity Management Institute online: https://www.identitymanagementinstitute.org/ Connect with Jim and Jeff on LinkedIn here: Jim McDonald: https://www.linkedin.com/in/jimmcdonaldpmp/ Jeff Steadman: https://www.linkedin.com/in/jeffsteadman/ Visit the show at www.IdentityAtTheCenter.comand follow @IDACPodcast on Twitter. Brought to you by identropy.com
38:30
October 19, 2020
Identity at the Center #65 - Inside the IGA Sales Cycle with Mary Berg
Jim and Jeff talk with Mary Berg, Vice President of Channels and Alliances with CloudBridge, about the IGA trends she is seeing before going into what the IGA sales cycle is like. Show Links: Connect with Mary on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/marybergbroyles/ SecurEnds: https://www.securends.com/ Clear Skye: https://clearskye.com/ SATH ID Hub: https://idhub.sath.com/ Ilantus: https://www.ilantus.com/ Connect with Jim and Jeff on LinkedIn: Jim McDonald: https://www.linkedin.com/in/jimmcdonaldpmp/ Jeff Steadman: https://www.linkedin.com/in/jeffsteadman/ Visit the show at www.IdentityAtTheCenter.comand follow @IDACPodcast on Twitter. Brought to you by identropy.com
33:25
October 12, 2020
Identity at the Center #64 - Identity Product Design with Mary Writz
Jim and Jeff talk with Mary Writz, Vice President of Product Management at ForgeRock, about the challenges and thought process that goes into designing an identity product. Show Links: Connect with Mary on LinkedIn here: https://www.linkedin.com/in/marywritz/ Visit ForgeRock to learn more about what they offer: https://www.forgerock.com/ Ping Identity Identify 2020 Virtual Conference: https://www.pingidentity.com/en/events/identify.html Connect with Jim and Jeff on LinkedIn here: Jim McDonald: https://www.linkedin.com/in/jimmcdonaldpmp/ Jeff Steadman: https://www.linkedin.com/in/jeffsteadman/ Visit the show at www.IdentityAtTheCenter.comand follow @IDACPodcast on Twitter. Brought to you by identropy.com
46:08
October 5, 2020
Identity at the Center #63 - The Open-Measure Initiative and Measuring IAM Performance with David Doret
Jim and Jeff talk with David Doret, IT Risk & Cybersecurity: IAM & PAM Manager at BNP Paribas, and founder of the Open-Measure project about the initiative and his upcoming research about measuring IAM performance. Be sure to connect and follow David on LinkedIn to be notified when his research will be made publicly available. Show Links: Connect with David Doret: https://www.linkedin.com/in/daviddoret/ Open-Measure website: https://open-measure.atlassian.net/ Ping Identity Identify 2020 Virtual Conference: https://www.pingidentity.com/en/events/identify.html Connect with Jim and Jeff on LinkedIn here: Jim McDonald: https://www.linkedin.com/in/jimmcdonaldpmp/ Jeff Steadman: https://www.linkedin.com/in/jeffsteadman/ Visit the show at www.IdentityAtTheCenter.com and follow @IDACPodcast on Twitter. Brought to you by identropy.com
44:41
September 28, 2020
Identity at the Center #62 - Managing Third Party Identity with David Pignolet from SecZetta
Jim and Jeff talk with David Pignolet, founder, and CEO of SecZetta, about how they address the problems of managing third party identities and some of their associated risks. Show Links: Connect with David Pignolet on LinkedIn here: https://www.linkedin.com/in/davidpignolet/ SecZetta:      https://www.seczetta.com/ Connect with Jim and Jeff on LinkedIn here: Jim McDonald: https://www.linkedin.com/in/jimmcdonaldpmp/ Jeff Steadman: https://www.linkedin.com/in/jeffsteadman/ Visit the show at www.IdentityAtTheCenter.comand follow @IDACPodcast on Twitter. Brought to you by identropy.com
37:03
September 21, 2020
Identity at the Center #61 - Zero Trust & "Strong" Authentication with Rebecca Nielsen
Jim and Jeff talk with Rebecca Nielsen, Director of Technology Integrations at PKH Enterprises, about Zero Trust, "Strong" Authentication, and her work on the US Department of Defense ICAM reference design. Show Links: Connect with Rebecca on LinkedIn here: https://www.linkedin.com/in/rebeccanielseniam/ Identiverse 2020 On-Demand: https://portal.inxpo.com/ID/PingIdentity/IdentiverseVirtual/ About FICAM: https://arch.idmanagement.gov/ NIST 800-63: https://www.nist.gov/itl/tig/projects/special-publication-800-63 DoD Enterprise Identity, Credential, and Access Management (ICAM) Reference Design: https://dodcio.defense.gov/Portals/0/Documents/Cyber/DoD_Enterprise_ICAM_Reference_Design.pdf Connect with Jim and Jeff on LinkedIn here: Jim McDonald: https://www.linkedin.com/in/jimmcdonaldpmp/ Jeff Steadman: https://www.linkedin.com/in/jeffsteadman/ Visit the show at www.IdentityAtTheCenter.com and follow @IDACPodcaston Twitter. Brought to you by identropy.com
31:15
September 14, 2020
Identity at the Center #60 - Identity Centric Security with Jerrod Brennen
Jim and Jeff talk with Jerod Brennen, Music Teacher and IAM Renaissance Man, about his IAM journey, Identity Centric Security, and some of the IAM education sessions that he has developed. Show Links: Connect with Jerod on LinkedIn here: https://www.linkedin.com/in/slandail/ LinkedIn Learning: https://www.linkedin.com/learning/instructors/jerod-brennen Webinar - Hacking Identity: The Good, Bad and Ugly of Identity-Centric Security Controls: https://www.brighttalk.com/webcast/18458/430843 Jerod's YouTube playlist: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLI0hoXtO7SA5Lq0rHrsT02SXWulm2Dal-       Adrian Crenshaw (IronGeek): https://twitter.com/irongeek_adc       Identity Defined Security Alliance: https://www.idsalliance.org/ IDPro Body of Knowledge: https://bok.idpro.org/ World Economic Forum paper: https://www.weforum.org/whitepapers/reimagining-digital-identity-a-strategic-imperative       McKinsey Digital report: https://www.mckinsey.com/business-functions/mckinsey-digital/our-insights/digital-identification-a-key-to-inclusive-growth       Connect with Jim and Jeff on LinkedIn here: Jim McDonald: https://www.linkedin.com/in/jimmcdonaldpmp/ Jeff Steadman: https://www.linkedin.com/in/jeffsteadman/ Visit the show at www.IdentityAtTheCenter.com and follow @IDACPodcaston Twitter. Brought to you by identropy.com
45:19
September 7, 2020
Identity at the Center #59 - Optimizing Security & Convenience with Frank Villavicencio
Jim and Jeff talk with Frank Villavicencio, Head of Product for Shared Services at ADP, about the IAM user experience and how to optimize security and convenience. Connect with Frank on LinkedIn here: https://www.linkedin.com/in/fvillavicencio/ IDSA Webinar - Hacking Identity: The Good, Bad and Ugly of Identity-Centric Security Controls with Jerod Brennen of SailPoint: https://www.idsalliance.org/webinar-hacking-identity-the-good-bad-and-ugly-of-identity-centric-security-controls/ Connect with Jim and Jeff on LinkedIn here: Jim McDonald: https://www.linkedin.com/in/jimmcdonaldpmp/ Jeff Steadman: https://www.linkedin.com/in/jeffsteadman/ Visit the show at www.IdentityAtTheCenter.comand follow @IDACPodcast on Twitter. Brought to you by identropy.com
59:37
August 31, 2020
Identity at the Center #58 - Browser Tracking and the Identity Effects with Vittorio Bertocci
Jim and Jeff talk with Vittorio Bertocci, Principal Architect with Auth0, about the effects of browser tracking and how it is affecting the identity space. Connect with Vittorio on LinkedIn here: https://www.linkedin.com/in/vittoriobertocci/ Follow Vittorio on Twitter @vibronet Learn more about Auth0 here: www.auth0.com Listen to the Identity Unlocked Podcast: www.identityunlocked.com Check out the Identiverse On-Demand Session "Browser Features vs Identity Protocols: An Arms Race?" from June 17th, 2020 and "Modern Identity for Developers 101" from July 27th, 2020 here: https://portal.inxpo.com/ID/PingIdentity/IdentiverseVirtual/ Books mentioned on the show: The Age of Surveillance Capitalism: https://www.amazon.com/Age-Surveillance-Capitalism-Future-Frontier/dp/1610395697 21 Lessons for the 21st Century: https://www.amazon.com/Lessons-21st-Century-Yuval-Harari/dp/0525512179 Connect with Jim and Jeff on LinkedIn here: Jim McDonald: https://www.linkedin.com/in/jimmcdonaldpmp/ Jeff Steadman: https://www.linkedin.com/in/jeffsteadman/ Visit the show at www.IdentityAtTheCenter.com and follow @IDACPodcaston Twitter. Brought to you by identropy.com
59:00
August 24, 2020
Identity at the Center #57 - Learning about the Identity Defined Security Alliance with Julie Smith
Jim and Jeff talk with Julie Smith, Executive Director of the Identity Defined Security Alliance (IDSA), about their mission, IAM frameworks they have developed, and future focus. Episode Links: Connect with Julie on LinkedIn here: https://www.linkedin.com/in/juliaesmith/ Follow them on Twitter: @IDSAlliance IDSA Security Outcomes: https://securityoutcomes.idsalliance.org/ Learn more about the Identity Defined Security Alliance: https://www.idsalliance.org Best practices: https://www.idsalliance.org/identity-defined-security-framework/best-practices/ Zero Trust: https://www.idsalliance.org/identity-defined-security-framework/use-cases/  Webinar - Hacking Identity: The Good, Bad and Ugly of Identity-Centric Security Controls: https://www.brighttalk.com/webcast/18458/430843 Connect with Jim and Jeff on LinkedIn here: Jim McDonald: https://www.linkedin.com/in/jimmcdonaldpmp/ Jeff Steadman: https://www.linkedin.com/in/jeffsteadman/ Visit the show at www.IdentityAtTheCenter.comand follow @IDACPodcast on Twitter. Brought to you by identropy.com
45:06
August 17, 2020
Identity at the Center #56 - What is FIDO with Andrew Shikiar
Jim and Jeff talk with Andrew Shikiar, Executive Director and Chief Marketing Officer of the FIDO Alliance, about what FIDO is and the challenges it seeks to solve. FIDO Alliance website: https://fidoalliance.org FIDO paper: https://fidoalliance.org/white-paper-cxo-explanation-why-use-fido-for-passwordless-employee-logins/ Authenticate 2020 conference (free!): https://authenticatecon.com/ Krisp.AI is the microphone noise reduction software mentioned on the show. They are not a sponsor of the show, but a software we like. You can learn more at https://krisp.ai/ or you can use Jeff's referral link to get a free extra month of pro by clicking here: https://ref.krisp.ai/u/u5dc480464 Visit the show at www.IdentityAtTheCenter.com and follow @IDACPodcast on Twitter. Brought to you by identropy.com
46:36
August 10, 2020
Identity at the Center #55 - Solving Identity Challenges with MFA
Jim and Jeff talk about the challenges of multifactor authentication and solving some of the unique challenges that come with it. A Security Update From Instacart: https://news.instacart.com/a-security-update-from-instacart-89beb7bf5121 NIST 800-63-3 and Levels of Assurance: https://pages.nist.gov/800-63-3/sp800-63-3.html Connect with Jim and Jeff on LinkedIn here: Jim McDonald: https://www.linkedin.com/in/jimmcdonaldpmp/ Jeff Steadman: https://www.linkedin.com/in/jeffsteadman/ Visit the show at www.IdentityAtTheCenter.com and follow @IDACPodcaston Twitter. Brought to you by identropy.com
49:46
August 3, 2020
Identity at the Center #54 - Mark Perry on Open Banking
Jim and Jeff talk with Mark Perry, CTO for Ping Identity APAC region, about his Identiverse talks around the user experience with IAM and the Open Banking Standard. Connect with Mark on LinkedIn here: https://www.linkedin.com/in/markperryau/ Mark's Identiverse Talks: https://portal.inxpo.com/ID/PingIdentity/IdentiverseVirtual/ June 15th - Stop Blaming the End User! Using Empathy and Understanding to Deliver Better Identity Experiences. July 28th - Will User Experience Kill Open Banking? Learn more about the Open Banking Standard here: https://standards.openbanking.org.uk/ Connect with Jim and Jeff on LinkedIn here: Jim McDonald: https://www.linkedin.com/in/jimmcdonaldpmp/ Jeff Steadman: https://www.linkedin.com/in/jeffsteadman/ Visit the show at www.IdentityAtTheCenter.com and follow @IDACPodcast on Twitter. Brought to you by identropy.com
42:10
July 27, 2020
Identity at the Center #53 - Twitter, MGM, and ITSM IGA with Darran Rolls
Jim and Jeff talk with Darran Rolls, former CTO and CISO at SailPoint and current "Identity Dude" about the recent Twitter breach, the new revelations as to the scope of the MGM data leak, and how ITSM is positioned as a platform to build IGA services on. Visit Darran on the web here: https://darranrolls.com/ Connect with Darran on LinkedIn here: https://www.linkedin.com/in/darran-rolls-068b84 Get Darran’s book here: https://darranrolls.com/general/identity-attack-vectors/ Twitter Breach: https://www.chicagotribune.com/business/ct-biz-twitter-bitcoin-hack-cybersecurity-20200716-frecqlxiczf7nipn7yiwrv6uz4-story.html MGM incident update: https://www.zdnet.com/article/a-hacker-is-selling-details-of-142-million-mgm-hotel-guests-on-the-dark-web/ Connect with Jim and Jeff on LinkedIn here: Jim McDonald: https://www.linkedin.com/in/jimmcdonaldpmp/ Jeff Steadman: https://www.linkedin.com/in/jeffsteadman/ Visit the show at www.IdentityAtTheCenter.com and follow @IDACPodcast on Twitter. Brought to you by identropy.com
56:28
July 20, 2020
Identity at the Center #52 - Jackson Shaw, IAM Jedi
Jim and Jeff talk with an IAM Knight of the Old Republic, Jackson Shaw, about his 36 years in the IAM space, some of his observations over the years, and the intersection of IT Service Management (ITSM) platforms and Identity Governance & Administration (IGA) technologies. Connect with Jackson on LinkedIn here: https://www.linkedin.com/in/jshaw Follow Jackson on Twitter @JacksonShaw "Jackson’s List of Things About IAM"™ (Working Title): Conferences & Organizations: Martin Kuppinger & KuppingerCole – Their conferences (identity, CIAM, security) and YouTube channel – www.kuppingercole.com Gary Rowe & Techvision Research - https://techvisionresearch.com/ Gartner – www.gartner.com Forrester – www.forrester.com Identiverse conference – www.identiverse.com IDPro – www.idpro.com Books: Powerful, Patty McCord Death by Meeting, Patrick Lencioni Steve Jobs, Walter Isaacson Surrounded by Idiots, Thomas Erikson Power Presentations, Jerry Weissman & his website www.besuasive.com Visit the show at www.IdentityAtTheCenter.com and follow @IDACPodcast on Twitter. Brought to you by identropy.com
54:16
July 13, 2020
Identity at the Center #51 - Insider Threat with Phil from Preempt
Jim, Jeff, and special guest Phil Meneses from Preempt Security talk about insider threat and an upcoming report that Preempt is releasing about the hidden risks of workforce identities. Click here to access the Preempt Whitepaper "2020 Identity Risk Infographic": https://www.preempt.com/white-paper/2020-identity-risk-infographic/ Visit Preempt Security here: https://www.preempt.com/identity-information-detect-threats/ Connect with Phil on LinkedIn here: https://www.linkedin.com/in/philmeneses/ Visit the show at www.IdentityAtTheCenter.com and follow @IDACPodcast on Twitter. Brought to you by identropy.com
41:47
July 6, 2020
Identity at the Center #50 - It's Our Birthday!
Jim and Jeff talk almost nothing about IAM and instead reflect on the show turning 1, some of their favorite episodes from the first year, a new show website, and what to expect in the future of the podcast. Visit the show at www.IdentityAtTheCenter.com and follow @IDACPodcast on Twitter. Brought to you by identropy.com
34:26
June 29, 2020
Identity at the Center #49 - Role Mining Lessons Learned
Jim and Jeff talk with IAM Architect and fellow Identropian Helio Gomez about the lessons they have all learned when it comes to role mining and engineering. Thanks to listener Andrew C. for the topic suggestion! Connect with Helio here: https://www.linkedin.com/in/helio-gomez-1507765/ Connect with Jim and Jeff on LinkedIn here: Jim McDonald: https://www.linkedin.com/in/jimmcdonaldpmp/ Jeff Steadman: https://www.linkedin.com/in/jeffsteadman/ Email the show at questions@identityatthecenter.com or send us a message on LinkedIn. Brought to you by identropy.com
42:22
June 22, 2020
Identity at the Center #48 - Eve Maler, IAM UMAnitarian
Jim and Jeff talk with Eve Maler, CTO at ForgeRock about her work in the IAM space which includes helping found standards like XML and UMA, why we think blockchain identity is over-hyped, and some of the highlights of the recently released ForgeRock 2020 Consumer Identity Breach Report. 2020 ForgeRock Consumer Identity Breach Report: https://www.forgerock.com/resources/2020-consumer-identity-breach-report ForgeRock ROI Calculator: https://www.forgerock.com/roi-calculator/ Find Eve here: Twitter: https://twitter.com/xmlgrrl LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/evemaler/ Connect with Jim and Jeff on LinkedIn here: Jeff Steadman: https://www.linkedin.com/in/jeffsteadman/ Jim McDonald: https://www.linkedin.com/in/jimmcdonaldpmp/ Email the show at questions@identityatthecenter.com or send us a message on LinkedIn. Brought to you by identropy.com
50:06
June 15, 2020
Identity At The Center #47 - IAM Program Drivers & Requirements
Jim and Jeff talk about IAM Program Drivers & Requirements and which comes first. LastPass Report: https://www.lastpass.com/identity-and-access-management-by-industry Connect with Jim and Jeff on LinkedIn here: Jim McDonald: https://www.linkedin.com/in/jimmcdonaldpmp/ Jeff Steadman: https://www.linkedin.com/in/jeffsteadman/ Email the show at questions@identityatthecenter.com or send us a message on LinkedIn. Brought to you by identropy.com
52:08
June 8, 2020
Identity At The Center #46 – The 2020 KuppingerCole Leadership Compass for Privileged Access Management
Jim and Jeff talk about some of the findings in the recently released 2020 KuppingerCole Leadership Compass for Privileged Access Management. Grab the report from any of these leading vendors (in alphabetical order): BeyondTrust: https://www.beyondtrust.com/resources/whitepapers/kuppingercole-leadership-compass-privilege-management CyberArk: https://lp.cyberark.com/kuppingercole-leadership-compass-pam-2020.html Thycotic: https://thycotic.com/why-thycotic/analysts-opinions/kuppingercole-leadership-compass-report/ Identiverse 2020 Conference Link: https://identiverse.com/ Connect with Jim and Jeff on LinkedIn here: Jeff Steadman: https://www.linkedin.com/in/jeffsteadman/ Jim McDonald: https://www.linkedin.com/in/jimmcdonaldpmp/ Email the show at questions@identityatthecenter.com or send us a message on LinkedIn. Brought to you by identropy.com
56:19
June 1, 2020
Identity At The Center #45 - The 2020 Verizon Data Breach Investigations Report
Jim and Jeff talk about some of the findings in the recently released 2020 Verizon Data Breach Investigations Report (link below). Report link: https://enterprise.verizon.com/resources/reports/dbir/ Identiverse 2020 Conference Link: https://identiverse.com/ Connect with us on LinkedIn: Jeff Steadman: https://www.linkedin.com/in/jeffsteadman/ Jim McDonald: https://www.linkedin.com/in/jimmcdonaldpmp/ Email your questions, suggestions, and topic requests to the show at questions@identityatthecenter.com Brought to you by identropy.com
50:08
May 25, 2020
Identity At The Center #44 - IDSA Report-Identity A Work In Progress
Jim and Jeff talk about some of the findings in the recently released Identity Defined Security Alliance (IDSA) report "Identity Security: A Work In Progress" 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.
35:01
May 18, 2020
Identity At The Center #43 - Passwords and Phishing in the COVID Era
Jim and Jeff talk about passwords for World Password Day (May 6th) and a Barracuda Networks commissioned study about the security concerns businesses are seeing during the COVID-19 pandemic. 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.
42:59
May 11, 2020
Identity At The Center #42 - Ron's IAM Program Framework
Jim and Jeff talk with Ron about the IAM program framework he is developing and some of the challenges some organizations face when it comes to IAM context and operations. 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.
37:39
May 4, 2020
Identity At The Center #41 - Server Access Management 101 with Paul
Jim and Jeff talk with Paul Volosen from Centrify about the IAM concepts used to secure server access. 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.
51:44
April 27, 2020
Identity At The Center #40 - IAM ROI
Jim and Jeff talk about how to develop a Return on Investment (ROI) strategy when it comes to IAM. Link to Auth0 Forrester report we discuss: https://auth0.com/forrester-total-economic-impact/ Risk Management Concepts: https://resources.infosecinstitute.com/category/certifications-training/cissp/domains/security-and-risk-management/cissp-risk-management-concepts/ 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.
39:56
April 20, 2020
Identity At The Center #39 - Digital Transformation and CIAM
Jim and Jeff talk about how consumer/customer IAM (CIAM) is a fundamental part of a digital transformation strategy. 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.
42:32
April 13, 2020
Identity At The Center #38 - Data Privacy Regulations are Dead On Arrival with Richard Bird
Jim and Jeff talk with Richard Bird, Chief Customer Information Officer at Ping Identity, about data privacy and why data privacy regulations are dead on arrival. LinkedIn article by Richard: https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/data-privacy-joke-your-town-nation-richard-bird/ 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.
50:44
April 6, 2020
Identity At The Center #37 - Access Management with Andy
Jim and Jeff talk with Andy Clark, Principal Consultant at Okta, about access management including the why's of OIDC and SAML, scopes, and flows. To register for the free virtual Oktane 2020 conference, visit https://www.oktane20.com/ 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.
36:11
March 30, 2020
Identity At The Center #36 - Assessing CIAM Maturity
Jim and Jeff talk about how assessing CIAM (customer/consumer identity & access management) can be different than an enterprise IAM assessment. 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.
50:13
March 23, 2020
Identity At The Center #35 - Managing IAM Through A Pandemic
Jim and Jeff talk about the current global health situation and things to consider from an IAM perspective. Jeff also finds a way to talk baseball with Jim as it relates to the Houston Astros and their brute force hacking of pitchers and catchers for the last few seasons (allegedly). 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.
45:51
March 16, 2020
Identity At The Center #34 - Managing IAM Risk with Esteban
Jim and Jeff talk with Esteban about the approach he takes in managing IAM risk for his organization. The Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA) Position Paper: The Three Lines Of Defense In Effective Risk Management And Control 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
March 9, 2020
Identity At The Center #33 - IAM for IoT
Jim and Jeff talk about a topic suggested by listener Kerem B.; How to approach IAM for IoT (Internet of Things). For more IoT Security info, visit www.iotsecurityfoundation.org 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.
29:12
March 2, 2020
Identity At The Center #32 - Talking IAM with Binod at Ilantus
Jim and Jeff talk with Binod Singh, Founder and CEO of Ilantus Technologies, about where the IAM market was, is, might go, and why the mid-market space for IAM is hot right now. For more information about Ilantus, visit ilantus.com. 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.
43:20
February 24, 2020
Identity At The Center #31 - Confusing and Misleading IAM Terms
Jim and Jeff talk about some of the terminologies that can be misleading in the IAM space if people are not on the same page. 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.
45:21
February 17, 2020
Identity At The Center #30 - Biggest Challenges of CIAM
Jim and Jeff talk about some of the biggest challenges organizations (and vendors) face when implementing a Consumer/Customer Identity & Access Management (CIAM) program and technology. 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.
36:21
February 10, 2020
Identity At The Center #29 - Big Game IAM Chat With Katy, Amanda, and Marcie
Jim and Jeff visit with their friends Katy, Amanda, and Marcie at Winterfell (aka Stevens Point, WI) to talk about why the 49ers will beat the Chiefs, why the Chiefs will beat the 49ers, how they got into the IAM space, and what they wish the business knew about IAM. 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.
47:52
February 3, 2020
Identity At The Center #28 - IAM Metrics
Jim and Jeff talk about why IAM metrics are important and some ideas for the basic reporting of an IAM program. This was sparked by a recent Forbes article titled "Nine Cybersecurity Metrics Every CEO Should Track" which is worth checking out. 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.
31:55
January 27, 2020
Identity At The Center #27 - What makes a good IAM Program Manager
We are back and ready to tackle 2020! In the first episode of this decade, Jim and Jeff talk about what it takes to be a good IAM program manager as well as some of the mistakes they made in their IAM careers and mistakes they see organizations making today. 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.
52:33
January 20, 2020
Identity At The Center #25 - IAM in Monterrey with Arturo
In the final episode of 2019, Jeff talks with Arturo Cordoba, Senior Advisor on the Cyber Security team with CEMEX in Mexico. They discuss the PEMEX ransomware attack, the ups & downs Arturo experienced with his IAM program this year and starting an IAM group in the Monterrey, Mexico area. If you are in the Monterrey area and want to be part of the group, reach out to Arturo on LinkedIn! Jim and Jeff hope you have a happy holiday season and will be back in January 2020 with new episodes. 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.
26:15
December 20, 2019
Identity At The Center #24 - 2019 Gartner IAM Summit Recap
Jim and Jeff talk recap their time in Las Vegas at the 2019 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
47:39
December 13, 2019
Identity At The Center #23 - Gartner IAM Summit Preview
Jim and Jeff talk about the upcoming Gartner IAM Summit in Las Vegas and some of the sessions they think they will find interesting. 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
40:25
December 6, 2019
Identity At The Center #22 - A Very IAM Thanksgiving
Jim and Jeff share what IAM things they are thankful for this Thanksgiving season with some contributions from the Identropy team and LinkedIn. Thanks to all who listen and share the show. Happy Thanksgiving! 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
42:27
November 29, 2019
Identity At The Center #21 - Creating An IAM Strategy
Jim and Jeff have a conversation about creating IAM strategies, who to involve, and how to craft the message. Gartner Continuous Adaptive Risk and Trust Assessment (CARTA) video link. 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
37:24
November 22, 2019
Identity At The Center #20 - Blockchain with Mike from idRamp
Jim and Jeff have a conversation with Mike Vesey from idRamp about what blockchain is and how it is affecting the IAM world. 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
43:50
November 15, 2019
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