Password management—a crucial step in cloud identity management

21st June 2017

Identity management once meant provisioning users and managing their passwords in Active Directory. But as  organisations  add more cloud applications to their IT environment, the process of managing users’ identities is getting more complex. One of the major components of identity management is passwords—often the first line of defence when it comes to securing user accounts.  

Five tips for getting started on your Identity and Access Management strategy

12th June 2017

By Gabriel Wilson; Managing Consultant, Rivington Information Security, written in conjunction with Identity and Access Management specialists Ilex International Managing user access to systems and […]



Wednesday 21st June, 2017

The Seminars will take place from 12.15 – 13.00.
Delegates will be able to attend one seminar at the event. No pre selection is required – delegates will be able to select which session they attend onsite.


Backstage Tour of Identity – Shop Around The Clock

Customer Engineering Team, ForgeRock

Are you worried about GDPR? Do you want to improve your customer experience, and build trust and loyalty in your brand?

Join us for a demonstration of how digital identity can transform your consumer journey. A live, interactive session where we show what steps a business could take to build a multi-channel digital programme, with consumer identity at the centre using the ForgeRock Identity Platform.

This session uses the Rock ’n’ Roll Supermarket as an example organisation to bring the challenges and opportunities to life, which could apply to any business.

You’ll leave with a good understanding of how to deploy a large-scale identity platform to build trust and loyalty with your consumers.

How to Use Identity Management to Jump Start GDPR Compliance

Paul Ferron, Director Digital Identity Strategy EMEA, CA Technologies

It is only one year until the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) comes into effect. Are you ready? Possibly not. In this session, we will dispel some myths around GDPR and provide the audience with actionable advice that will help compliance and drive business results.


A Perspective on Insider Threats from a Former Director of Operations of the US National Security Agency (NSA)

Ron Moultrie, Former Director of Operations of the US National Security Agency (NSA), Strategic Partner at C5 (Omada Investor)

Veronika Westerlund, Global VP, Omada
This speaker has three decades of proven leadership experience and is uniquely well-informed cyber security insight, including senior leadership roles in the National Security Agency (NSA) and the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA), Mr. Moultrie will together with Veronika Westerlund, Global VP at Omada, put perspective on the importance of a strong identity and access governance. He also shares his experience on organizing short-mid-and long-term responses to critical incidents. He was responsible for organizing response to one of the most critical incidents in the NSA’s history; the 2013 breach carried out by Edward Snowden.

Making Passwordless Authentication a Reality 

James Romer, Chief Security Architect, EMEA, SecureAuth

In 2016, over 80% of breaches involved the use of stolen or default credentials. Even the strongest and most complex passwords will never be enough if they are compromised. There is no denying that we need to remove our dependency on the password as a primary method of authentication – but how to we get there? Join SecureAuth’s James Romer as he discusses whether the world is ready to relinquish its love for the password, the challenges involved in moving to a password-free world, and enabling technologies that will get us there.

Empower and Secure Your Business through Cloud Identity Governance

Martin Whitby, Sales Engineer, SailPoint

Where is your organization in its journey to the cloud? What role does identity governance play? Have you considered managing your identities from the cloud?  In this session, learn how SailPoint leverages the power of the cloud to deliver enterprise identity governance that empowers users and secures access to hybrid IT environments while reducing cost of ownership.

Citizen and Consumer IAM: How to Better Engage Through Digital Channels

Paul Keeler, Principal Consultant, Pirean
With the digital economy driving transformation across Government and Commercial organisations, this session focuses on how to realise easy to consume, quick to deploy and secure IAM services which enable engagement between end users and organisations.  With a focus on how to drive the adoption of online services with efficient and engaging IAM, join Pirean to hear real world examples and experiences of how to deliver agile, scalable and secure IAM services which adhere to today’s Digital First agenda.
Join us to understand more about:
•  How to balance ease of access and user experience with security and privacy
•  How to implement a single identity across channels, bringing online and physical commerce together
•  How to ensure your platform scales to support millions of users, devices and things
•  How to implement user-centred services which also addresses regulation including GDPR
•  How to leverage identity data to drive additional benefits