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Notice to all procrastinators: The final countdown to the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) has begun. On January 1, 2020, companies or organizations that do business in California will be required to comply with the state's strict new privacy legislation that establishes a legal and enforceable right of privacy for every California resident. The new regulations are not just for businesses based in California; they apply to all companies that
Regulatory compliance related to personal identifiable information (PII) is continuously being enacted around the world as the amount of breaches and data abuse continues to grow. Understanding the variances between the many different privacy and data protection laws can be challenging for companies -- from the EU's General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), to California's upcoming Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA), Australia's Privacy Act, to Japan's Act on the Protection of Personal
What's in a Login Button? All you need to know about the new "Sign in with Apple" For Akamai Identity Cloud, we intend to support our clients that wish to implement "Sign in with Apple" just like we do for Facebook, Google, Instagram, Twitter, LinkedIn and about 30 other Identity Providers. If you use it for your apps and websites, here's what you need to know.
Protecting against online crime and fraud in an interconnected, cross-device world is more challenging than ever for companies transacting valuable assets with other companies over the Internet, selling products or information in a web application, or under regulatory compliance mandates.
Takeaways from Gartner IAM Summit 2018 with Royal Dutch Shell Shell's GM Digital Technologies and VP Innovation, Johan Krebbers, oversees the digital technology powering the $305 billion annual turnover behemoth, headquartered in the Netherlands. Johan Krebbers shared how his team supports the company's digital agenda with the Akamai Identity Cloud (previously Janrain) at the Gartner IAM Summit
There's no secret formula to quickly building brand engagement and generating lasting value out of your customers. However, if there's one component that companies often overlook in fostering a fully realized customer experience, it's loyalty and rewards programs. Customer loyalty programs are much more than mere mechanisms for doling out discounts, points and promotions; they are tailored brand interactions that enrich the customer journey.
Why customer experience is essential to (C)IAM success. Ten years ago identity and access management (IAM) solutions were used almost exclusively to control access by employees and contractors to enterprise resources. IAM solutions were architected to prevent access by unknown parties to company data and systems, while allowing a limited set of vetted and approved users access based on their job roles. It's no surprise that customer experience wasn't high
The Akamai Identity Cloud now has new reporting, analytics and visualization tools to help enterprises make sense of high-volume customer data.
Managing identities is a central concern of every enterprise. Almost all businesses have employee identity systems in place to manage internal access to different apps and systems within an organization. Sometimes, enterprises will attempt to extend their internal-facing identity management systems -- often called enterprise IAM, workforce IAM, or just IAM -- to their customer-facing apps, devices and web properties. Such an approach underestimates the significant differences between traditional IAM