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Sven Dummer

Sven Dummer

February 28, 2018 3:58 PM

How is CIAM different from IAM? Four big reasons.

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

Sven Dummer

Sven Dummer

January 11, 2018 3:53 PM

How CPG front-runners embrace digital transformation

The mastery of leading consumer product goods (CPG) brands when it comes to bricks-and-mortar sales does not easily translate online. With new branding, pricing and merchandising approaches -- and radically different skills, tools and approaches -- needed to succeed in the digital world, old-school CPG brands have lost ground to faster-moving, new-in-market competitors. This new competitive landscape, the evolution of market expectations and the impact of online shopping have led

Sven Dummer

Sven Dummer

December 18, 2017 9:40 AM

Akamai delivers key customer identity signals to ent ...

We're happy to announce the availability of the first cloud-based, universal SIEM integration of customer event data through the Akamai Identity Cloud. Identity Cloud SIEM Integration connects with major Security Information and Event Management systems, such as IBM QRadar, Splunk, ArcSight, LogRhythm and McAfee. SIEM solutions give companies a centralized platform for combining signals across the enterprise's IT environment -- logs, network activity, cloud applications -- to detect security threats

Sven Dummer

Sven Dummer

December 15, 2017 10:33 AM

Don't Let Regulatory Concerns Derail Your IoT Strate ...

Businesses around the globe are standing on the cusp of truly incredible change. The emergence of the Internet of Things presents new opportunities to gather valuable data and spin that information into powerful and impactful insights.

Sven Dummer

Sven Dummer

October 19, 2017 4:05 PM

What is explicit consent (and why does it matter)?

The Wild West era of consumer data collection is coming to a close. For years, businesses across the globe have been able to skate by with pre-checked consent forms filled with ambiguous terms, allowing them to collect vast quantities of customer data with impunity. Consumers, on the other hand, largely had little to no clue what information companies were collecting or for what purpose. The EU's General Data Protection Regulation

Sven Dummer

Sven Dummer

July 6, 2017 8:38 AM

Why Consent Lifecycle Management is crucial for GDPR ...

On May 25, 2018 the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) takes effect, a major milestone leading companies around the globe to now rethink how they collect and use customer data. This blog explains how Consent Lifecycle Management can help you achieve compliance for this new regulation.

Sven Dummer

Sven Dummer

June 14, 2017 9:25 AM

Forrester Research recognizes Janrain (now Akamai) a ...

We've always said that your digital identity is the most important thing you own. Now more than ever, with the Internet of Things expanding at a breakneck pace and with new online consumer-centric compliance demands increasing worldwide, multinational corporations need to be able to securely manage their customers' identities. Enterprises have a golden opportunity to create more targeted, data-driven customer engagement strategies and drive long-lasting brand loyalty through a new