What is IDaaS? IDaaS - Identity-as-a-Service, refers to identity management and access management services offered via the cloud rather than on-premises. Identity services maintain the information related to digital entities. In this form, it can be accessed and used in electronic transactions. An "as-a-service" model represents an operation where an external organization provides a service [...] Read More →
When the word "technology" is used, the phrase "authentication and security" immediately comes to mind. Authentication becomes the first baby step in improving security, given the growing requirement for it. The basic job of authentication is to manage user identification and provide them with suitable access control for seamless operation and security. Individual authentication does [...] Read More →
What is the 23 NYCRR Part 500? The NYDFS CyberSecurity Regulation Guidelines, released on March 1 2017, are a set of regulations from the New York Department of Financial Services that places new cybersecurity requirements on financial institutions. These new guidelines under 23 NYCRR Part 500 affected licensed lenders, state-chartered banks, trust companies, service contract [...] Read More →
Authentication and Authorization are often used interchangeably but they are distinct security processes in identity and access management (IAM). Authentication is the process of verifying your identity by confirming your credentials, such as your username/user ID and password. The system then uses your credentials to verify that you are who you claim you are. Authorization [...] Read More →
Zero Trust is an approach to perimeter-less security that helps create an effective environment, policies, and infrastructure to minimize data breaches. Although many enterprises were moving towards the Zero-Trust model, Remote working (Work From Home) accelerated it by ten folds. Zero Trust assumes that no conventional network exists; networks maybe local, cloud-based, or a combination [...] Read More →
What is RADIUS? RADIUS (Remote Authentication Dial-In User Service) is a client-server networking protocol. It runs in the application layer. RADIUS being an AAA protocol that manages network access provides centralized Authentication, Authorization, and Accounting for users who use network services. RADIUS uses two types of packets to manage the AAA process:  Access-Request - this [...] Read More →