What is Cloud Access Security Broker (CASB)

A Cloud Access Security Broker (CASB) is a software tool or service that sits between an organization’s on-premises infrastructure and a cloud provider’s infrastructure. A CASB acts as a gatekeeper, allowing the organization to extend the reach of their security policies beyond their own infrastructure. CASBs work by ensuring that network traffic between on-premises devices…

How to configure SSO with Salesforce using IBM Cloud Identity Connect

This guide describes detailed steps for configuring SAML 2.0 federated single sign-on using predefined connector between IBM Cloud Identity and Salesforce. For this federation configuration, IBM Cloud Identity acts as Identity Provider (IDP). Salesforce acts as Service Provider (SP). Following are the high level steps for configuring SSO between IBM Cloud Identity and Salesforce: Configure…

IDaaS Vendors to Watch in 2017

Gartner analysts predict that by 2020, 40 percent of IAM purchases will use IDaaS delivery model, a two-fold increase from less than 20 percent today. Perhaps more important is that 40 percent of those IDaaS implications will entirely replace on-premises IAM implementations, according to Gartner. Future, is in the cloud. Here are the top IDaaS…

What is Hybrid Cloud?

As the name indicates, it is the functional combination of both public and private clouds. A public cloud like Microsoft Azure leverages the shared chunks of networking infrastructure, computing and its storage which are rented on a specific time basis for the customers. A private cloud comes with the same components but will be restricted…