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Steve Winterfeld

Steve Winterfeld

July 21, 2020 6:00 AM

Out of the Grace Period: Trust and Communication Ris ...

Six months ago, the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) was put into effect, granting California residents increased rights over how their personal data is gathered and shared by the companies they interact with. Leading up to its launch, organizations expressed concern over whether they were fully compliant with the incoming regulation, and if they weren't, how they could act quickly to avoid compliance failures.

Michael Schmidt

Michael Schmidt

July 14, 2020 10:50 AM

The Interaction Between Identity Cloud and Akamai Ed ...

Akamai Identity Cloud is a purpose-built customer identity and access management (CIAM) platform specifically architected to meet the needs of application owners and API providers' consumer identity needs. As a cloud-based SaaS offering, all interactions with Identity Cloud occur over the public internet. And as an integrated part of the larger Akamai Intelligent Edge Platform, Identity Cloud transactions benefit from many of the same services that Akamai customers do --

Keith Folz

Keith Folz

June 10, 2020 10:45 AM

What's the Best Approach to SSO and Consumer Session ...

If you want to see an argument break out among identity professionals, mention single sign-on (SSO) and consumer session management. As fast as this technology's evolved is as fast as it's become one of the most contentiously debated topics in the field.

Akamai

Akamai

June 9, 2020 9:30 AM

No Excuses: Why Brands Must Manage PII Better

Consumer retail is a major economic driver around the world. Global retail revenue was estimated at $24 trillion in 2018, split between $21.2 trillion of in-store spend and $2.8 trillion online.

Wentao Li

Wentao Li

April 8, 2020 9:20 AM

CCPA and Global Consumer Privacy Protection

Back in 2018 with the implementation of GDPR, global retailers with business in the EU faced great pressure to be compliant. This year, the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA), another tough and impactful data privacy regulation from the U.S., will come into play. Global retailers need to understand its implications and be better prepared this time.

John Lawlor

John Lawlor

February 28, 2020 12:00 PM

South Korean Data Protection Laws

I am a Senior CIAM Solution Engineer. While doing research to prepare for a client conversation, I discovered a number of International Data Protection laws that are less talked about than GDPR or CCPA, but are important considerations for global brands. To help you better navigate the complex realm of global data privacy regulations, I'm compiling my research into a series of blog posts. First, I'm going to discuss the

Sven Dummer

Sven Dummer

January 24, 2020 2:00 PM

Embracing Data Privacy Day

January 28 is Data Privacy Day, commemorating the Council of Europe Treaty known as Convention 108, the first legally binding international treaty on data protection signed on January 28, 1981. This "holiday" was originally celebrated in Europe where it is known as Data Protection day. But in 2009, the United States and Canada joined in the celebration. In the U.S., Data Privacy Day is sponsored by the National Cyber Security

Keith Folz

Keith Folz

January 17, 2020 3:00 PM

Cookies, Single Sign-On, and You

What's the problem? As part of a concerted effort to protect end user privacy and increase browser security, major web browsers have been making changes to their treatment of 3rd party cookies. These changes are designed to cripple ad targeting services that track user behavior online and rely on 3rd party cookies.

Ashley Adelman

Ashley Adelman

October 9, 2019 11:00 AM

Akamai's 3 Takeaways from the Gartner CIAM Solution ...

We have eagerly awaited Gartner's analysis of the growing CIAM industry. According to Gartner, in its August 2019 Solution Comparison for Customer Identity and Access Management Capabilities of 9 Vendors, "CIAM offerings are expanding and are now key business enablers for unifying customer experience and streamlining operations."