Implementing a “bring your own device” (BYOD) policy for your organization can be extremely beneficial, but if not done correctly can also cause several problems. One of the main reasons that companies implement BYOD is to lower their costs associated with purchasing a large number of computers or tablets.Read more ›
Articles by: Dean Wiech
Dean Wiech is managing director at Tools4ever. Tools4ever supplies a variety of software products and integrated consultancy services involving identity management, such as user provisioning, role-based access control, password management, single sign-on and access management, serving more than five million user accounts worldwide.
In today’s complex corporate and business network environments, controlling access to sensitive data is of utmost concern. The amount of security-related data stored across a network is immense for many organizations, and relating all this data to the user’s account information in Active Directory can be tricky and time consuming.
There are really three sides to proper data security.Read more ›
When dealing with IT management for business support and growth, many small businesses are forced to do more with less, which can actually result in poorly-designed security measures.
Simple and effective steps and strategies that are also budget-friendly can have a huge impact on a business’s position in their industry market and allow leaders to focus on more pressing business matters.Read more ›
As the cloud continues to expand within the commercial world and cloud services such as Google Apps, GoToMeeting, and Office 365 being widely deployed, working with cloud applications have user and access management consequences that need to be addressed.Read more ›
As leaders within all types of organizations grow more concerned with the security of their networks, they increasingly turn to enhanced security and access processes over the “normal,” more traditional approaches to user name and password authentication methods.Read more ›
We are all aware of the potential security risks organizations face when they don’t properly disable or delete network accounts when users leave an organization. If former users still have access to customer data and sensitive internal systems, then there is great potential for them to wreak havoc on the file systems.
Most businesses attempt to take immediate steps to prevent this type of action when an employee is terminated or leaves of their own volition, but some do not. However, even if security is not an issue or if there is no concern, there is one very important issue that is often overlooked: the costs associated with not disabling accounts, licensed applications, and cloud-based solutions.Read more ›
Like large organizations, small businesses also often have several identity and access management issues, such as ensuring security of systems and applications along with handling password issues. Unlike large organizations, they often do not have the staff and resources to easily handle these tasks, so the tasks either go […]Read more ›