Identity management in the cloud

Tuesday - 12/10/2013, 10:32pm EST

Paul Christman, Dell Software

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December 10, 2013 -- The federal move to the cloud has brought the topic of identity management to the top of the list of concerns for federal information professionals.

Every agency has solved the problem of identification for their proprietary systems, and the push to the cloud has forced everyone to reconsider identification in the cloud.

Today's guest is Paul Christman, vice president Public Sector at Dell Software.

During the discussion Christman talks about how a federated identity management system can reduce costs for agencies.

He dissects the differences between the recent OMB initiatives and the DHS blanket purchase contract award.

You will get a better understanding of how to extend identity governance, access management and authorization to cloud-based and hybrid environments.