How Okta Elite Partner, Upright Security, Supports Customers in Every Step of Their Identity Journey

Securing access to digital assets has never been more important. In our increasingly connected, cloud-powered world, propelled into a new age of remote access by COVID-19, businesses can’t afford not to make identity and access management (IAM) a priority. But even for experienced businesses, implementing the right IAM tools in the right way can…

How Can Organisations Protect Themselves From The Ransomware Pandemic?

Ransomware isn't new. The security frameworks to defend against the chains of attack leading to compromise aren’t new either.  To understand how best to defend against ransomware, we must understand ransomware itself: the economics, the motivation, the tactics, techniques and procedures (TTPs) as well as the changing landscape of the past 18…

Security or Useability: Overcoming the CISO Paradox

Among the longstanding challenges that information security leaders have grappled with for years, one stands out: the difficulty of balancing user experience and security. The traditional tug-of-war between ease of access to business-critical applications and resources and robust protection from hackers has never been easy.  Until now.  The…

A Long-Term Strategy for Hybrid and Dynamic Work

The events of 2020 — including office closures in the wake of the global COVID-19 pandemic and the subsequent shift to remote work that they necessitated — were unexpected and unprecedented. Confronting such unfamiliar circumstances, most organisations had to improvise. By and large, the remote work strategies created in response to the pandemic…

3 Ways IAM Can Help Organisations Establish a Future Ready Hybrid IT Environment

IT transformation over the past 15 months has reminded me of Mel Brook’s 1987 sci-fi parody movie ‘Spaceballs’. Stay with me here… In Spaceballs, our heroes escape the evil ‘Dark Helmet’ (gloriously portrayed by Rick Moranis) by fleeing his clutches at lightspeed.  Our bumbling villain has but one choice...he must chase after them at ‘ludicrous…

Protecting Your Organisation From the Cyber Threat Gold Rush

It has been a tough year for information security teams. COVID-19 has completely redefined the cyber threat landscape and added brand new levels of complexity to an already demanding discipline.  Organisations have had to rapidly adopt new technologies to enable remote working and scale-up digital touch points with customers. This has, at times,…

Securing the Future Workplace With Identity

Nothing about this pandemic has been normal. As the COVID-19 virus swept across the globe disrupting everything and everyone in its path, people’s lives changed in a dramatic fashion, both personally and professionally. Global restrictions on movement and human-to-human contact forced businesses across all industries to close their doors to the…

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