Archive/category: Identity

The Next Generation of Identity Management

The face of identity is changing. Historically, it was the duty of an identity management solution to manage and control an individual’s access to corporate resources. Such solutions worked well as long as the identity was safe behind the corporate firewall – and the resources were owned by the organization. But in today’s world of Read more

OpenIDM 3.1: A Wake Up Call for Other Identity Vendors

Having implemented Sun, Novell, and Oracle provisioning solutions in the past, the one thing that I found to be lacking in ForgeRock’s OpenIDM solution was an easy to use administrative interface for connecting to and configuring target resources. Sure, you could configure JSON objects at the file level, but who wants to do that when Read more

A New Generation of Indentured Servitude

Your digital identity is comprised of information that you volunteer about yourself and information that is observed about you as you simply participate in life. You can (somewhat) control the personal data that you share with others, but have you ever wondered about the type of information that is gathered about you, how long it Read more

Secret Identities

Methinks that Ziggy secretly works for Facebook. He is incorrect, however, everyone needs secret identities.

Facebook’s Trolling for Keywords

I posted a status to Facebook that included the words “Sea World” and all of a sudden I received a recommended page for Sea World and other Orlando theme parks in their advertisement section.  Does anyone really think that Facebook isn’t parsing every post for nuggets they can glean and use for advertising purposes? From Read more