A group of experts assembled by the National Institute of Standards and Technology and National Security Agency has reached a consensus on the definition of the term privilege management, which describes a set of processes for managing the data, attributes and policies in particular that determine a user's access...
The topic has been discussed for years, but now truly is the time for organizations to invest in federated identity management.
So says Tom Smedinghoff, partner at Chicago-based law firm Wildman Harrold. In an exclusive interview, Smedinghoff discusses:
What's new about federated ID management;
Under the program, the State Department scans every computer and server not less than every 36 hours on eight security factors, resulting in an overall risk reduction of 90 percent on key unclassified networks.