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Access Control

Optimizing existing identity investments

Many enterpises are putting in their time and resources in all of the right investments, but how can you optimize those existing investments?

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ALFA

What’s the difference between policy target and rule target in ALFA?

Learn how you can use ALFA to specify a Target in both a Policy and a Rule, addressing a common question using XACML.

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Access Control

Why does an API gateway need authorization?

To understand why an API gateway needs authorization, we must understand what an API gateway is used for to see why authorization is needed.

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Access Control

Q&A: Babak Sadighi, David Brossard on 20 years of access control and authorization

Our founder and CTO each reflect on twenty years of access control and authorization, and address some ongoing challenges moving ahead.

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Access Control

Ten years of ALFA. Wait…what?

The evolution of access control has significantly changed. With more than a decade of ALFA, let’s take a look back at its history.

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Access Control

My recent vacation had a lot to do with authorization…seriously!

Authorization can be found in your everyday life and yes--even on vacation! The problem is that it’s done wrong almost everywhere.

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Access Control

Centralization vs. decentralization in authorization

Which should your enterprise choose? What do they mean? Which is better? We share some insight on centralization versus decentralization.

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Access Control

Authorization as part of a customer identity and access management (CIAM) strategy

What is CIAM? How does Axiomatics combine it with authorization and authentication in order to create the best user experience?

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Attribute Based Access Control (ABAC)

Should the policy enforcement point send all attributes needed to evaluate a request?

Learn how key attributes work within policy information and enforcement points, enabling you to find the right balance in your deployment.

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Access Control

Three challenges businesses encounter when introducing authorization

Learn the top three challenges most businesses encounter when introducing authorization policy and how you can solve them.

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Attribute Based Access Control (ABAC)

Authentication and authorization: What’s the difference?

Often, the words 'authentication' and 'authorization' are used interchangeably but they couldn’t be more different. Learn how...and why.

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Access Control

What is distributed attribute caching?

Learn about what distributed attribute caching is and how it can help manage authorization decisions in a more efficient manner.

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ABAC

Three RBAC policy challenges that can be solved with ABAC

When using RBAC organizations can run into different challenges as they scale. But how can ABAC help solve this challenges?

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Access Control

How data protection, data security, and authorization work together

Learn how a robust authorization strategy includes data protection and security to help face today's risks and meet compliance requirements.

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Business

Axiomatics is 27001 certified, but what does that mean?

Why is it important for an organization to achieve certification? What does it mean for customers and partners?

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Access Control

What are entitlements and how can they be enforced?

We dig into what is an entitlement, the limitations around them, and how authorization provides the flexibility to manage them effectively.

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Attribute Based Access Control (ABAC)

Feeling anxious about your authorization deployment? We have a Q&A for that

Read answers to common questions our customers ask about the deployment process, and help gain peace of mind and confidence in the process.

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Access Control

Educational institutions and authorization: Protecting student information

It is important to protect applications with student, parent and faculty information stored on the systems. Learn now authorization can help.

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Access Control

What does it mean to modernize access control?

Learn what "modern" means in the context of today's cybersecurity world and what it means for organizations focusing on access control.

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Access Control

Insurance companies need authorization – here’s why

The insurance industry is increasingly being targeted by cybercriminals. Read why insurance companies need authorization to reduce the risk.

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Access Control

What the IDOR advisory means for enterprise access control and authorization strategies

A recent a joint advisory that warns of access control vulnerabilities in web applications. Learn how you can decrease this risk.

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Access Control

Leveling up: Zero Trust and the U.S. Department of Defense

What enterprises can learn from the DoD and their indoctrination of a Zero Trust strategy, and which industries are already seeing success.

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ABAC

Five reasons why healthcare organizations should rethink authorization

The healthcare industry suffers 340% more security incidents than the average industry. Read about how authorization can be used in the healthcare sector.

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Access Control

Identiverse 2023 recap with David Brossard and Matt Luckett

Read our Q&A wrap-up from this year's Identiverse conference with CTO David Brossard and VP of Customer Success Matt Luckett.

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