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Omada Launches New Partnership With STEALTHbits
March 2019: Omada has just announced their strategic partnership to combine DAG with IGA to solve the problem of unstructured data.
Omada Launches New Partnership With ICY Security
February 2019: Omada just announced a new strategic partnership with the Danish consultancy firm, ICY Security, who delivers advisory and implementation services within IAM and Security Governance.
A Third of all GDPR Organizational Data Breaches are German
February 2019: To celebrate Data Protection Day 2019, the European Commission provided the first summary of GDPR since it came into effect on May 25th, 2018.
Omada Launches New Partnership With Devoteam
February 2019: Omada announced this week a strategic partnership with Devoteam, a leading Danish management consultancy.
Neiman Marcus agrees to $1.5 million settlement after data breach
January 2019: Attorney Generals from 43 states have entered into an agreement with Nieman Marcus to pay a $1.5 million settlement, after a data breach exposed the credit card information from 77 of their stores nationwide.
Omada Named Microsoft Partner of the Year in Denmark - IP Solution Partner
January 2019: The IP Solution Partner of the Year Award honors a partner who has developed and built strong software solutions for customers using Microsoft’s cloud platform, and who has also shown a clear, international go-to-market strategy for growth and success.
Omada Launches New Partnership With US-based Optimal IdM
January 2019: Omada today announced a new partnership with leading provider of access management solutions, US-based Optimal IdM.
Politicians and Celebrities Targeted in Germany’s Biggest Data Hack
January 2019: The private details of almost 1,000 German politicians, celebrities, journalists and other prominent people were leaked last month via a Twitter account in Germany’s biggest data breach yet.
Meet Omada at the Gartner IAM Summit in London
January 2019: Omada is a Platinum sponsor at the must-attend event for IAM professionals on March 7-8 in London. Get a € 325 discount off the full summit pass.
Omada is Awarded ISO/IEC 27001 Certification
December 2018: Omada has been awarded the ISO/IEC 27001 Certification for demonstrating highest principles of quality, service management, and information security.
Pioneering IGA Best Practice Processes
December 2018: Omada releases pioneering IGA best practice process e-book. The IdentityPROCESS+ framework delivers the definitive guide to core IGA standard processes
Omada automates recertification of access rights with Barmenia
December 2018: Barmenia, a major German insurance provider, with a task of managing a base of over two million customers and over 2.2 million insurance contracts, wanted to achieve automation of processes for release and rights assignments as well as comply with audit requests and to lower the risk of unauthorized access.
Omada and Novacoast Extend Partnership into Europe
December 2018: Omada has deepened their partnership with US-based security intelligence experts Novacoast, with a new European agreement.
OMADA A/S to receive strategic investment from CVC Capital Partners’ Growth Fund and GRO Capital
October 2018: Omada today announced that CVC Capital Partners’ Growth Fund (“CVC Growth Partners” or “CVC”) and GRO Capital (“GRO”) have agreed to become new majority shareholders and provide further capital into the Company to accelerate growth.
Significant GDPR Fine to Portuguese Hospital
October 2018: Due to irregular access to patient data, the Portuguese hospital has been fined a total sum of EUR 400,000 for two GDPR infringements.
Omada Named Børsen Gazelle 2018
September 2018: Omada has been awarded a Børsen Gazelle 2018, from leading Danish financial publication Børsen. The award is given to companies which post high growth and strong sales.
Copenhagen Municipality Chooses Omada’s IGA Solution
September 2018: Omada, the international identity and governance administration (IGA) firm, has been selected to deliver an IGA solution to the municipality of Copenhagen, Denmark’s largest municipality.
Omada in the Media: Growth and Recruitment in Computerworld
September 2018: Danish media Computerworld writes about Omada’s continued growth and need for skilled IT people, nationally and internationally.
Omada in the Media: CEO Interview with Finans
September 2018: Omada CEO Morten Boel Sigurdsson talks to Danish media Finans about the need for specialist IT employees and how IT companies such as Omada successfully hire the right candidates.
Omada in the Media: Product Marketing Director Interview with Solutions Review
August 2018: Identity Management Solutions Review interviews Omada Product Marketing Director, Stuart Beattie about megatrends and Identity Governance and Administration (IGA).
Cyber Attacks and Data Breach Costs Reach New Heights
August 2018: According to the World Economic Forum’s 2018 Global Risks Report, cyber attacks are one of the top five highest risks to global stability in the next five years. Cyber attacks in 2018 come in many shapes and sizes, but common to all is that no one is truly safe anymore. But who is most at risk and what can be done to keep the risks at bay?
The 32 Best Identity and Access Management Platforms for 2018
July 2018: Omada joins the line-up of the best identity and access management platforms of 2018 in Solutions Review’s newly released listing.
“Identity concerns have become top-of-mind for IT security professionals and CISOs the world over. Not only do they need to ensure that the users logging in are who they say they are, they must also ensure that employees’ entitlements are limited by their duties, that their privileged credentials are secure, and that their authentication methods can’t be easily deceived.”
The 17 Best Identity Governance and Administration Platforms of 2018
July 2018: Solutions Review has gathered the best identity governance and administration platforms of 2018, where among others Omada is recognized.
"As the need for better access management and visibility becomes more apparent, so does the need to deploy IGA on enterprise networks."
Omada in the Media: Solutions Review - GDPR as The New License to Operate
July 2018: While the penalties of failing to comply with GDPR can be staggering, greeting GDPR as an enemy might be the wrong approach. According to Morten Boel Sigurdsson, Founder and CEO of Danish identity and access management and identity governance solution provider Omada, GDPR represents a new license to operate for enterprises.
Role-Based Access Control: Why You Need It
July 2018: Lack of access control and automated provisioning can be costly for an organization, in more ways than one. It means new employees and contractors are not up and running as quickly as they need to be, may be given access to systems they should not have access to, and inadvertently puts the security profile of the company at risk.
Omada in the Media: Solutions Review Interview at Identiverse
July 2018: Solutions Review video interview with Omada's Chris Gregory, Director of Technology, North America, about current events in the identity and access management sector and the effect of GDPR on North American companies.
Flexibility and User-Friendly Self-Service Module Leads Frederikshavn to Choose Omada
June 2018: Omada, the market-leading provider of solutions for advanced identity management and access management, has been selected to deliver a modernized identity and access management solution for Frederikshavn Municipality.
Omada in the Media: Solutions Review Interview on the Modularization of IAM
June 2018: Solutions Review interviews Martin Kuhlmann, Lead Solution Consultant, Omada, on the modularization of identity and access management.
Insider Attacks Not Being Adequately Addressed
June 2018: Despite widespread coverage of the growing external and hacker cybersecurity threat landscape, many organizations are still not adequately addressing the insider threat, despite this source of attacks being recognized as the root causes of a large number of serious data breaches.
Omada in the Media: CEO Interview with Berlingske
June 2018: Omada CEO Morten Boel Sigurdsson talks to Danish newspaper Berlingske about the need for specialist employees and how IT companies such as Omada successfully hire the right candidates.
Omada Acknowledged by Gartner in 2018 Critical Capabilities for Identity Governance and Administration
June 2018: Omada, the European leader in identity and access management software, is acknowledged in the annual Critical Capabilities for Identity Governance and Administration report from Gartner, Inc., the leading provider of research and analysis on the global information technology industry, with the third highest score in two out of four use cases.
Why Automation and Optimization Go Hand-in-Hand
May 2018: What are the benefits of automation, how does role-based access management support efficiency, and why should you define policies before you need them to ensure security, efficiency, and compliance?
Omada in Solutions Review's 2018 Buyer's Guide
May 2018: Omada is yet again included in Identity Management Solutions Review's 2018 Identity Management Buyer's Guide, with comments including, "Omada’s OIS is highly recommended for organizations with a high level of need for auditing and compliance".
IAM Need Rises as Cyberattacks Continue to Peak
May 2018: The need for good cybersecurity continues to be high on the agenda for organizations globally, with cyberattacks still being an issue. In Q1 2018 alone, cyberattacks rose by nearly a third in Europe. In line with the rise in attacks, identity and access management is becoming more widely adopted with the aim of protecting organizations better – and providing heightened data protection in the process.
Omada Recognized in Cybersecurity 500 List, 2018 Edition
May 2018: Omada has been acknowledged in this year’s Cybersecurity 500 list, a list of the world’s hottest and most innovative cybersecurity companies to watch in 2018, compiled by US media Cybersecurity Ventures.
Microsoft Publishes Shared Guide with Omada
May 2018: Microsoft Corp will publish a shared guide, that shows how Microsoft and Omada combined is a future-proof solution.
European Leader in Identity and Access Management Achieves Over 50% Growth
May 2018: Omada, the European leader in Identity and Access Management software, posted profitable growth of over 50% in 2017, driven by demand for EU GDPR compliance, a new strategic alliance with Microsoft, and success with large partners including Deloitte and CGI.
Omada Appoints Two New Executive Vice Presidents
April 2018: Omada announces the extension of its Executive Management team by hiring Lars Nørgaard as Executive Vice President for Professional Services and Erik Dibbern as new Chief Technology Officer.
Omada Extends Executive Management Team with New Senior Profile
April 2018: Omada, a leading provider of identity and access governance solutions, today announces the extension of its Executive Management team by hiring Claus Millington as Executive Vice President Sales.
IAM and the Insider Threat
April 2018: Employees are undoubtedly one of the most important assets for any organization. Increased digital competences among employees and digitalization, however, means that employees find creative workarounds to do their work, which often leads to employees creating cyber security threats. Paired with the threat of the disgruntled employee, insiders are an often-overlooked security threat.
Omada Appoints Executive Vice President for the North American Market
April 2018: Omada appoints Brian Hansen as Executive Vice President for the company’s North American operations, effective 1st April 2018.
IAM and the Cloud: The What, Why, and How
April 2018: Digital transformation has become an imperative for all organizations, small, medium, or large. As more and more businesses adopt hybrid IT environments on their digital transformation journey, many are faced with the challenges that emerge when managing identities and access across multiple applications, clouds, networks, and servers.
Omada in the Media: CEO Interview with Identity Management Solutions Review
March 2018: Identity Management Solutions Review speaks to Omada CEO Morten Boel Sigurdsson about the future of identity and access management.
Read the full interview and learn more about identity and access management-as-a-service, among others.
Does Your IAM Solution Meet Evolving Needs?
March 2018: Identity and access management is one of the fastest evolving aspects of IT security and as an organization you therefore need to ask yourself if your current solution meets the current needs of your organization. Is it time to upgrade to an identity and access governance solution?
Omada in the Media: Børsen Interview with Morten Boel Sigurdsson
March 2018: Danish business newspaper Børsen has interviewed CEO Morten Boel Sigurdsson about the company's growth journey, the boom in new employees joining Omada, and the effects of the GDPR, to name a few.
The Essential First Step In a Successful Deployment of Your IAM Solution
March 2018: If you have invested in an identity and access governance solution, your next step is most likely making sure that the deployment is a success. With a growing number of organizations having acquired vast, expensive solutions which do not meet their evolving business needs, deployment failure is a growing issue. Get the basics right and make sure your solution is a success - both in theory and in practical use.
Protect Your Identities and Keep Data Breaches at Bay
February 2018: As another data breach makes headlines, potentially exposing the identity data of thousands of people, there is once more need for increased focus on securing the access rights in the organization. Setting your identities’ permissions correctly is paramount to keeping data breaches at bay.
Loss of Reputation is Among Highest Concerns
February 2018: The repercussions of a cyber attack are many, but according to a new survey, management executives are increasingly worried about the affect an attack has on the organization’s reputation.
Cyber Security a Boardroom Matter for Financial Institutions Globally
February 2018: The high cyber security threat is recognized by companies globally, and according to new data, the financial sector is especially anxious about the rising threat level and increasingly making cyber security a boardroom matter.
SINC Accelerates Efficiency and Optimizes Processes with Omada
February 2018: SINC, the German system integration specialist, has chosen the Omada identity and access governance solution to drive internal efficiency.
Lack of Security at Partner Firms Could be Costly
February 2018: New data suggests too many organizations are turning a blind eye to the security profile of their partners, which could cause not only data breaches for both companies, but with the introduction of the GDPR, also costly fines and a damaged reputation.
Hope for the Best, Plan for the Worst
February 2018: Cyber security in general is topping the charts for what companies both fear the most and increase focus on. A growing number of organizations are starting to realize that cyber crime prevention is a topic for the boardroom, not just the IT room, and should be included in the overall company strategy.
Varde Chooses Omada for Process Optimization
January 2018: Omada, the market-leading provider of solutions for advanced identity management and access management, has been selected to implement an identity and access management solution for the Danish municipality of Varde.
There is Safety in Numbers
January 2018: We are a big believer in user groups, where we give our customers a platform to network, share best-practices, and get the most out of their solution. As the saying goes: there is safety in numbers.
Omada in the Media: The Cyber Threats You Did Not Hear About in 2017
January 2017: CEO Morten Boel Sigurdsson talks to The Danish ICT Industry Association (‘IT Branchen’) about the cyber threats from 2017, which may have evaded your attention, but which are still relevant in 2018.
Norway’s Number one Broadband Provider Chooses Omada for Identity and Access Governance
January 2018: Omada, the market-leading provider of solutions for advanced identity management and access governance, has been chosen to implement an identity and access governance solution for Norwegian telco Telenor, providing Telenor Norway with a full solution for 15,000 identities.
Do You Wanna Share?
January 2018: No? And neither do we. In our experience, no one wants to share their privacy data either. That is why it is so important that organizations get in control of their privacy data and how they process the data.
Municipalities: Join the Forum
January 2018: Have you experienced this issue? How did you handle that problem? Do you have any best practices to share? There is wisdom in numbers and that is why we offer our municipality customers a forum for best practice sharing.
Strong Demand for Omada GDPR SaaS Solution Running on Microsoft’s Cloud
January 2018: Most organizations have realized that the GDPR countdown has started and that they need to be able to prove they compliantly handle the privacy data of EU citizens, or risk heavy fines and image loss, among others.
Get in Control, Stay in Control: Omada to Streamline and Optimize Processes at Liebherr
December 2017: When Swiss-based machinery manufacturer Liebherr sought to get in control of its internal and external identity and access management and digitalize and streamline the company’s paper processes, it turned to Omada.
Royal Schiphol Group: Increased Efficiency of Account Lifecycle Management
December 2017: The Netherlands’ airport Schiphol sought a solution to get access control of its identities and increase lifecycle management of those identities, providing time saving and increasing IT security.
Small Businesses in the Dark Over GDPR
December 2017: For many small and even mid-sized companies (SMEs), the looming GDPR deadline does not mean they are any nearer getting ready for the introduction of the legislation. But getting ready in time is not just crucial for compliance, it is also good for business.
US Firms Cannot Avoid GDPR
December 2017: As many as 80% of US companies may be affected by the GDPR according to new data, although it is an EU legislation.
Don’t Leave the ‘Digital Front Door’ Open
December 2017: When you leave your home, you most likely close the windows and lock the door on your way out to ensure no one can walk in and steal your assets. Having digitalized most of your company assets, you need to think of your company’s IT system in the same way and make sure you don not leave the ‘digital front door’ open to cybercriminals.
The Insider Threat Matters
December 2017: Cybersecurity is more relevant than ever before, as the number of attacks continues to rise and organizations are increasingly vulnerable due to the increasingly digital world of today. But the threat is not just from externals looking to harm or steal valuable information from your company, it is just as much from internals.
Sweden’s Largest Local Employer Chooses Omada for GDPR Compliant Management of Users and Access to Data
November 2017: Omada, the market-leading provider of solutions for advanced identity management and access governance, has been chosen to implement an identity and access governance solution for Swedish public organization Vastra Gotalandsregionen (VGR), providing the healthcare provider with GDPR compliant management of users and access to data.
GDPR: Pension Funds Choose Omada
November 2017: Pension funds and the financial sector in general are some of the most highly regulated sectors, also in terms of the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). Numerous pension funds have over the past months selected Omada as their identity and access governance provider of choice, to help prepare them for the upcoming legislation.
Governance Needs Drives Medical University Win for Omada
November 2017: A renewed focus on governance due to a stronger focus on enforcement of regulatory compliance was the motivating factor for one medical university to invest in a new identity and access governance solution from Omada.
Omada Named Microsoft Denmark Partner of the Year
November 2017: Omada has been awarded the Microsoft Denmark Partner of the Year award within the ‘Security’ category, at an events ceremony in early November in Copenhagen.
NGO Prepares for GDPR with Omada
November 2017: The upcoming EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) was a key driver in one Non-Governmental Organization’s decision to invest in an identity and access governance solution. A modernization of the company’s IT was an added bonus.
Omada is nominated as Microsoft Denmark Partner of the Year
November 2017: Omada is proud to announce that we have been nominated as Microsoft Denmark Partner of the Year 2017 in the 'Security' category. The award ceremony takes place in Copenhagen on November 2nd.
Are You Ready?
October 2017: The clock is ticking and businesses are running out of time to get EU GDPR compliant. Learn how to meet the challenges of your business – and comply with the legislation in the process.
Empowering Businesses to Stay Safe in the Cloud
October 2017: One of the most asked IT questions of today is: Is it safe to move to the cloud? Many businesses, though, are forced to protect their IT systems across both on-premises and the cloud, as modern working environments mean employees use a combination of the two.
Omada Announces Strategic Alliance with Microsoft
October 2017: Omada announces a strategic alliance with Microsoft, for the seamless integration of Omada’s identity governance platform with Microsoft Azure Active Directory Premium. The strategic alliance enables organizations to enhance Microsoft’s access management and identity protection services with Omada’s identity governance and administration platform, built on Microsoft technologies.
Inside Out: Why Protection from the Insider Threat Matters
October 2017: In the age of cybercrime, most expect the largest danger to be external, but in reality, the insider threat retains its position as he one to watch. But while many organizations are well aware, and guarded against, external cybersecurity attacks, many lack protection from insider attacks.
Why Identity Management and Access Governance is an Important Aspect of Your Organization’s Security Strategy
September 2017: Using identity management and access governance as a core part of your organization’s security strategy will help protect your identities – and the access to them - in turn reducing the possibility of a breach and the financial and reputational ramifications this can have.
The Integration Accelerator
September 2017: How can identity and access management speed up the M&A process? Omada Executive Vice President Christian Stendevad talks integration and separation acceleration and how to reap the benefits of M&A, quickly.
Why Identity and Access Management is Vital to Successful M&A
September 2017: Mergers and Acquisitions (M&A) are fundamental in todays’ business environment, where buying and selling, growing and moving organizations is everyday practice. But M&A presents significant challenges to the companies’ IT. A strong and automated identity management and access governance process can not only speed up the integration or separation of a company, but also lead to faster synergy benefits and support the (new) business strategy.
How Does Identity Management and Access Governance Support EUGDPR Compliance?
August 2017: The EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (commonly known as EU GDPR) kicks into force on 25 May 2018, changing the way organizations across not just Europe, but the world, handle privacy data. The EU is introducing hefty fines to make sure organizations take note of the new regulations and comply. But how will identity management and access governance help solve EU GDPR compliance?
Strong Adoption of Omada’s Hybrid Access Governance Offering, Integrating Seamlessly with Azure Active Directory
August 2017: Omada’s enhanced capabilities for governing access across hybrid scenarios with integration to Azure Active Directory has hit the ground running, securing new deals and partnerships with identity management and access governance solution providers.
Cloud Challenges: How Do You Remain Compliant with Company Policies?
August 2017: Use of the cloud has escalated significantly in recent years, but cloud IT puts pressure on organizations to ensure compliance across their various IT platforms with internal policies and external regulations. How do you as an organization ensure you are working in line with these?
Omada Hires German VP to Boost Market Dominance
August 2017: Lars Freund joins Omada as Vice President, Consulting, for the DACH region. The appointment highlights the importance of Germany as a key market, and Omada continues to have significant growth expectations for the overall DACH area.
Freund is seasoned in identity management projects, project management and sourcing projects as well as digital transformations of organizations. He started his career with IBM subsidiary SerCon as a Consultant for identity management solutions and has also worked as Business Security Manager at Logica. Prior to joining Omada, his intrepreneurial spirit led him to found ZERO.ONE.DATA, a start-up of Deutsche Bahn subsidiary DB Systel GmbH.
Using customer access governance to boost business value
August 2017: Do you know what Customer Identity Access Governance is – and why it may be precisely what your organization needs?
Staggeringly high numbers prove IAM is a necessity
August 2017: Identity management and access governance may just be a part of the overall cybersecurity landscape, but managing your identities is a cornerstone of good cybersecurity practice and accelerating your digital transformation - being in control of your identities, gives you the upper hand in doing more with identities.
Brexit is Brexit - But What About EUGDPR?
August 2017: The UK Prime Minister now famously said ‘Brexit is Brexit’, but what does this mean for the UK businesses implementing EU General Data Protection Regulation (EUGDPR)? A new legislation, replacing the UK’s Data Protection Act, will give citizens more rights over their personal data, and comply with the EU data protection, even after Brexit. This is good news for the free flow of data between the UK and the EU.
Join Omada’s European User Group in Frankfurt
August 2017 - Want to know more about future IAM trends, IAM services in a cloud-oriented world and best practices within both compliance in the finance sector and promoting IAM internally in an organization? If so, take note of Omada’s upcoming user group event, taking place in Frankfurt on September 18-19.
Auditing Capabilities Are Core to the Business Case
August 2017 - According to Gartner’s 2017 Critical Capabilities report, auditing is a vital part of the business case in why identity management and access governance makes good sense. Auditing provides assurance to auditors and other stakeholders that business rules and controls are being enforced and enables organizations to demonstrate that they have control over their environment. It is Omada’s ambition to lead the way in auditing and set the bar for good auditing practices
Planning Your 2018 IT Investments? Don’t Forget This Aspect
July 2017 - IT automation and cybersecurity have been investment focus areas for most businesses in 2017, and as many prepare to budget for 2018, it’s time to take stock and prepare for 2018. Identity management and access governance is a critical and core component of cybersecurity readiness.
EU GDPR and IAM – What You Need to Know
July 2017 - One of the cornerstones of the EU General Data Protection Regulation ( EU GDPR) is identity management and access governance and with the date looming for when it becomes effective, it’s a hot topic. But why is the identity management and access governance aspect so important?
Cybersecurity as a Business Asset
July 2017 - The competitive advantage of good security is perhaps not what first springs to mind when discussing cybersecurity investments, but protecting your company’s crown jewels is undoubtedly good for business.
How Do You Ensure You Are Compliant?
July 2017 - With less than a year to go until the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (EU GDPR) becomes law, compliance should be top of mind for all companies. But with little time left, how should you go about ensuring you are compliant in time?
Omada in the Media: Omada Triples Staff in Three Years
July 2017 - Omada has in just three years more than tripled the number of employees in the company, writes Danish industry media ITWatch, in an interview with Senior Recruitment and HR Manager, Stefan Buus.
Omada in Austria’s New Business Magazine
July 2017 - In an article in Austria’s New Business magazine, Omada’s Martin Kuhlmann lifts the veil on how to ensure a smooth business process while keeping IT risks in check. Or in other words, how security and efficiency go hand-in-hand.
Know Your Vulnerabilities
July 2017 - Cybercrime is going only one way: UP. As cyberattacks continue to spread, governments and organizations are increasingly weighing in on the debate about how to break the curve. The UK National Cyber Security Centre sees five main trends leading to vulnerabilities.
How Does Your Country Rank in the UN Cybersecurity Index?
July 2017 - Is your country a top performer in fending off cybersecurity threats – or does it come in last? The annual UN Global Cybersecurity Index, a multi-stakeholder initiative to measure the commitment of countries to cybersecurity, is out and has your answer.
How to Prevent the Insider Threats
June 2017 - The cybersecurity threat is higher than ever and according to new data, it is the insider threat organizations should be most concerned about. Having a plan in place to prevent insider threats has never been more important, but how can you help prevent data breaches from insiders?
Cybersecurity Moves into the Boardroom
June 2017 - As the number of data breaches keep rising, increasing by a staggering 40% last year alone, cybersecurity is a force to be reckoned with. New data suggests businesses are waking up to the reality and making it a priority – even in the boardroom. Cybersecurity investments make good sense – also for the business.
Will EU GDPR Help Prevent Mass Data Leaks?
June 2017 - The arrival of the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation in 2018 is a highly anticipated event, not least of all due to the data clean-up and organizing it forces organizations across Europe and beyond to conduct. Will this renewed overview of data also mean mass data leaks will become a thing of the past?
The role of the Data Protection Officer
June 2017 - With the EU GDPR kicking into force in under a year, organizations are busy getting in shape for the new regulations. Part of that, means getting a Data Protection Officer in place.
Automation and Compliance are Top of Mind
June 2017 - Automation and compliance are top priorities for the year for IT professionals, according to TechTarget’s annual survey for IT professionals in the US.
Insider Threat at an All-Time High
June 2017 - According to the world’s largest survey of IT leadership, the cybersecurity threat is at an all-time high, with the biggest jump in threats coming from insider attacks.
US Healthcare Provider Gains Months of Efficiency in Attestation per Year
June 2017 - Marshfield Clinic saves nearly six months a year on electronic health record governance with Omada Identity Suite.
The Gold Standard
June 2017 - As a financial institution, both your own standards and those imposed on you by customers and regulators are sky high. More often than not, a standard solution just does not cut it. Santeri Kangas, CTO, Omada, tells why in Copenhagen Fintech magazine 2017.
Municipalities: Agility, Governance and a Core Steering Group
June 2017 - A growing number of Danish municipalities are implementing the Omada solution to help solve their identity management and access governance needs. A best practice sharing workshop in the municipality of Ballerup on June 9 gave tips and trends to others working with identity management and access governance.
EU GDPR: “A Catalyst for Optimization”
June 2017 - With less than a year to go, all sails are set for EU GDPR. Omada was given a seat at the table, when experts and company representatives, met to discuss key elements of the regulation and recommendations for top priorities in order to ensure compliance.
Preparing for the Digital Transformation
June 2017 - Today’s business environment is increasingly reliant on web and open source applications, which in turn increases companies’ digital security challenges. Advanced Identity Access Management can lend a helping hand.
Protect Your Data
June 2017 - Do you know how to govern identities and privileges in an increasingly regulated market? On 27 June, CyberArk and Omada are joining forces to offer advice on identity management and access governance at an afternoon event in Belgium.
Takeda Chooses Omada to Strengthen Identity Governance and Administration
June 2017 - Takeda has chosen Omada, in close partnership with NNIT, to deliver an Identity Governance and Administration solution as a managed service.
Meet Omada at InfoSecurity, London
June 2017 - The cyber security sector descends on London later this month, when InfoSecurity kicks off. The annual event, which this year takes place from 6-8 June at the London Olympia, gathers over 13,000 visitors from 77 countries and Omada will naturally also be there.
Omada in the Media: get Ready in Time for May 2018
May 2017 - The EU General Data Protection Regulation (EU GDPR) steps into effect in less than a year, but many companies are still unprepared. Omada VP Christian Stendevad was interviewed by the Danish media to elaborate.
Former FBI leader warns against internal cyber crime
May 2017 - Cyber crime from inside the company can be just as big a threat as outside-in cyber crime, former FBI head John Boles warned attendees, speaking at conference in Denmark earlier this month.
New German data law passed
May 2017 - In mid-May, the German Federal Parliament passed the new German Federal Data Protection Act, replacing the existing Federal Data Protection Act. The new act adapts to the upcoming EU General Data Protection Regulation (EU GDPR) and also takes effect on the same date, 25 May 2018.
Omada on Computerworld Top 50
May 2017 - Omada is amongst the top 50 Danish IT success companies of all time, according to a new list from Computerworld.
Omada and DXC Technology in New Cooperation
May 2017 - Get effective user and access control – without the lengthy tender processes. This is the result of a new cooperation between Omada and DXC Technology, formerly CSC, which offers Identity Governance & Access Management from Omada through time-saving mini tenders.
Omada joins line-up for EU GDPR conference
May 2017 - What do the new EU GDPR regulations mean for me, how will they affect the way I run my business and how can I make sure my company is in compliance?
Omada Attends Bahrain Cyber Security Conference
May 2017 - Omada will next week participate in Bahrain’s Cyber Security Forum and Expo, which aims to gather the best international professionals within cyber security to provide learning workshops and training and discuss current tech trends.
Former NSA Director on Insider Threats and Cybersecurity
May 2017 - Former National Security Agency (NSA) and Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) head Ron Moultrie will be speaking at the Identity Management Europe (IDM) conference in London on June 21 alongside Omada on the importance of guarding against insider threats in the digitized organization.
Omada Recognized by Gartner for Critical Capabilities in IGA
May 2017 - Omada obtained the highest product score on the critical governance capabilities auditing and access certification and is rated in Top 3 in two out of four use Cases in Gartner’s ‘Critical Capabilities for Identity Governance and Administration Report 2017’.
8 General Misunderstandings about the EU GDPR
April 2017 - At Omada we experience a great deal of misunderstandings about EU GDPR. We have gathered the most common misunderstandings about the new regulation and created a Quick Guide explaining the various steps to take in order to implement efficient processes and get compliant fast.
Meet Omada at EIC 2017 in Munich
April 2017 - The European Identity & Cloud Conference 2017 takes place in May 9 – 12, 2017 in Munich for the 11th time. Here, you’ll meet more than 700 participants from worldwide companies, users, leaders, visionaries and analysts and get inspired by a unique mix of panel discussions and presentations on trends and best practices.
As Omada is a sponsor at the conference, we are able to offer you a 10% discount off the registration fee. Register with Omadas discount code: oma10
Danfoss chooses Omada for streamlining of user control
April 2017 - Danfoss develops technologies that enable its customers to do more with less. Danfoss has the same wish regarding its identity and access management of 25,300 employees and several thousand external users, as well as over 100,000 customers’ access to customer applications. Danfoss has chosen Omada’s recognized technological platform for this task.
Omada Attends Launch of Cybersecurity Lab in Bahrain
April 2017 - Omada attended the launch of a new Cybersecurity Laboratory in Sanabis, Bahrain. The Laboratory is launched by the technology investment firm C5.
Omada appoints Senior VP of Global Marketing to support ambitious international growth plan
April 2017 - Omada, a leading provider of Identity & Access Governance solutions with offices in Europe and North America, appoints new VP of Global Marketing Anne Dorthe Gyldenkærne. Anne Dorthe has more than 18 years of experience working within the IT industry. She comes from a position as Chief Marketing Officer (CMO) at the IT Security company Dubex.
The Municipality of Vesthimmerland Chooses Omada to Ensure Compliant Identity Management and Access Governance
April 2017 - The municipality of Vesthimmerland manages around 200 different systems in manual and time consuming processes. Consequently, they searched the market for a solution to automate the processes, safeguard privacy data, and document compliance. They decided to go with Omada’s recognized solution for Identity Management and Access Governance, IAM.
More Cloud Means More Security
April 2017 - At the upcoming Channel Partner Event on April 11 in Las Vegas, Omada’s Principal Architect – Michael Goodenough will share his insight on the trends that are driving change.
The push for cloud services and digital transformations means that today, security is the no. 1 concern for most companies. This has led to a rise in demand for security solutions like identity management and access governance solutions that embodies workflows, reporting and analytics, following governance requirements.
In a session preview interview Michael Goodenough and expert panelist discuss the security space and how rising demand for cloud services combined with a rapidly changing threat landscape has led to an increase in security demand. Read the Channel Partner article here ►
EU GDPR – Final Call
April 2017 – When the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) comes into effect in May 2018, the definition of “privacy data” will be significantly widened.
The core concept of the EU GDPR is the protection of privacy data - any type of data, which can be used to identify a specific person. So, if you wish to collect, store, or process privacy data in any way, you must do so in accordance with the regulation
Omada Announces New Privileged Account Security Integration to Better Protect Organizations from Cyber Threats
March 2017 - Omada Announces New Privileged Account Security Integration to Better Protect Organizations from Cyber Threats. This Global Technology Partnership offers organizations the power to centrally manage and govern all identities and entitlements and better protect themselves from cyber threats by adding an extra layer of security on privileged accounts.
The #1 Cause of Data Breaches is Compromised User Identities
March 2017 - In a report surveying more than 4000 global organization the Ponemon Institute reveals that organizations increasingly are concerned they will not be able to manage emerging IT security risks, because many security solutions are too outdated to deal with threats from disruptive technologies, cyber crime, and compliance.
Is your Data Covered by the EU General Data Protection Regulation?
March 2017 - The EU GDPR severely challenges businesses as to their knowledge of which data is being stored, just as they must control and be fully aware of how this data is stored and processed. The core of the EU GDPR is the concept of “personally identifiable data” and the definition of “privacy data” will be widened substantially with the application of the regulation. Omada’s blog post outlines the compliance requirements that must be in place by May 2018.
Omada shortlisted for the SC Awards Europe 2017
March 2017 - Omada has been shortlisted for the SC Awards Europe 2017, in the “Best Identity Management Solution” category.
What is the Similarity Between the Millennium Bug and EU GDPR?
February 2017 - In the years leading up to New Year’s Eve year 2000, hundreds of thousands of IT people across the globe earned a fortune helping businesses to prepare for the Millennium Bug.
Meet Omada at Gartner IAM Summit in London
February 2017 - Hear the latest tactics and best practices across IAM fundamentals at the Gartner IAM Summit in London on March 6-7, 2017. The IAM Summit offers you the opportunity to experience unbiased, leading-edge research covering mobile, cloud, IAM as a service, privileged identity strategies, and IoT. Validate your IAM strategy for agile, digital-age security, so you can drive faster time to value.
Omada Blog: New EU regulations put Your Business at Risk
February 2017 - The threat of large fines in the coming EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) may drive companies across industries to transfer the responsibility for protecting personal data to the companies they cooperate with.
Omada E-Book: Prepare for the EU GDPR
January 2017 - The launch of the EU General Data Privacy Regulation is a game-changer for businesses.
The new regulation introduces both hefty fines for non-compliance and common data breach notification requirements – leading to increased board level attention.Any organization that collects, processes, and stores personal data, will be affected.
This just released e-book from Omada provides a high level guideline to how your organization can address the challenges posed by the GDPR, and get ahead of the curve by following Omada’s two-phased approach.
New Omada Partner - Alegri International Group
December 2016 - Alegri International Group joins Omada's Partner Program. Alegri is one of the largest IT consultancies for Microsoft and SAP, managed services, and Internet of Things in Germany, Austria and Switzerland. Allegri's clients include around 80% of DAX 100 companies. Alegri is a Microsoft Alliance Partner, an active participant in many Microsoft Inner Circles and a member of the SAP-Microsoft Unite Partner Connection.
Cloud-Based and Gxp Validated Identity Management As-A-Service
November 2016 - Together with Omada, NNIT releases comprehensive Cloud based Identity and Access Management as-a-Service (IAMaaS) based on the best-practice standards of Omada Identity Suite running on NNIT’s GxP validated platform. The service combines Omada’s strong set of core IAM tools with NNIT’s operational expertise and deep insight into the regulatory environment and fully accommodates the identity and access related compliance requirements of heavily regulated industries.
MCIS is Presenting Omada Solution at Gartner IAM Summit in Las Vegas
November 2016 - The Gartner IAM Summit takes place in Las Vegas on November 29 – December 1. At the event our customer MCIS will be presenting its solution at Omada’s Solution Provider Session.
Amy Moin, veteran security administrator at MCIS will share great insights into working with identity management and access governance. Understand how to establish full data access overview to ensure compliant access in an industry that relies on secure access to confidential and sensitive data.
MCIS is an information technology company dedicated to delivering and managing cutting-edge products and services to healthcare providers.
European Companies are Unprepared for EU GDPR
September 2016 - “Europe will be hit hard when the EU General Data Protection Reform takes effect in May 2018. European organizations are just as likely victims of cybercrime as anyone else, and while European organizations have the added challenge of public embarrassment and reputational damage to deal with from 2018 and onwards, the rest of the world can’t rest on its laurels: Cybercrime is an increasingly popular activity, and the cost of cybercrime damages is predicted to skyrocket in the coming years – up to 6 trillion U.S. dollars in 2021 - requiring organizations to fortify their defenses and strengthen their mitigating capabilities.”
Omada Has Been Shortlisted for the Vendor Innovation Award at CRN’s UK Channel Awards 2016
September 2016 - Omada has been shortlisted for offering an innovative solution which standardizes and automates an area of identity management and access governance. Companies have traditionally relied on huge amounts of manual processes to control user access rights, and by offering an automated and flexible solution to the challenge, Omada enables organizations to achieve sustainable compliance, reduce risk exposure, and maximize automation.
From a channel partner perspective, Omada enables more traditional value-added resellers (VARs) to enter a market that has been the remit of specialist niche consultancy firms until now.
New Omada Value Added Partner in the US
September 2016 - Omada welcomes InNet (Innovation Network Technologies Corporation) to the Omada Partner Program, our global partner network which covers the US, Europe, Africa and Asia.
SoftwareONE Joins Omada Partner Program in Belgium and Luxembourg
September 2016 - SoftwareONE in Belgium and Luxembourg has joined the Omada Partner Program as Value Added Partner.
The inclusion of SoftwareONE in the Partner Program is a result of Omada’s increased focus on the Benelux region, and at Omada we look forward to working with SoftwareONE’s highly skilled local teams of technology consultants and advisory specialists
New Omada Partner: Distributed Information Technologies, Inc. (DIT)
August 2016 - Omada is pleased to announce a new partnership with Distributed Information Technologies, Inc. (DIT). DIT, who has more than two decades of experience delivering IT professional services, is headquartered in the US, in Arlington, Virginia.
Omada Introduces Partner Program to Accelerate Global Growth
July 2016 - Omada today announced the launch of the global Omada Partner Program, to support the company’s plans for aggressive, global growth. The partner program will serve to extend the reach of Omada’s implementation services and sales efforts.
Omada Appoints Veronika Westerlund to Head Up Global Partner Program and Drive Growth
July 7, 2016 – Omada, a market leader in IT security solutions and services for identity management and access governance, has appointed VP Channels & Alliances Veronika Westerlund to head up the global Omada Partner Program. The partner program is a key driver in the company’s aggressive growth strategy.
Omada Appoints Santeri Kangas as Chief Technology Officer
July 5, 2016 – Omada, a market leader in IT security solutions and services for identity management and access governance, today announced the appointment of Santeri Kangas as Chief Technology Officer (CTO). Reporting to Omada CEO Morten Boel Sigurdsson, Kangas will play a key role in shaping Omada’s technology strategy, as the company embarks on the next phase of growth and innovation.
KuppingerCole Rates Omada’s Identity Management and Access Governance Solution Favorably in Executive View
June 2016 - According to the Executive View, KuppingerCole ”strongly recommends including Omada Identity Suite into evaluations for IAG offerings and for combined Identity Provisioning/Access Governance projects.”
Increased awareness that data control is key to corporate security means success for Omada’s IGA offerings
May 2016 - Enterprises understand that they need to get in control and stay in control of who has access to their data, to minimize damage when security is breached.
Omada Rated in Top 3 for 3 of 4 Use Cases in Gartner’s 2016 Critical Capabilities for Identity Governance and Administration Report
March 2016 - Gartner, Inc. the leading provider of research and analysis on the global information technology industry, has recognized Omada for its IGA offering in the top 3 of 3 of 4 use cases, Enterprise, Governance-Focused, and Automation-Focused in the March 2016 Critical Capabilities for Identity Governance and Administration report.
Gartner Positions Omada in the “Challengers” Quadrant of the 2016 Magic Quadrant for Identity Governance and Administration
March 2016 - Omada, a leading provider of identity management and access governance solutions, today announced it has been positioned by Gartner, Inc. in the ”Challengers” quadrant of the Magic Quadrant for Identity Governance and Administration.
Omada Announces New Chairman of the Board
February 2016 - Omada announces the appointment of Peter Colsted as new Chairman of the Board at Omada – a role he is taking over from Vice-president, Niels Molzen, who was assigned to the role for a transitional period after Chairman Peter Leschly.
Gartner IAM Summit 2016 - London
January 2017 - Omada is a sponser at the Gartner IAM Summit 2016 in London, UK. The IAM Summit takes place on March 14-15
at the Park Plaza, Westminster Bridge.