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
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.
Omada Appoints Jack Wilson as Vice President for Sales in North America
March 2017 - Wilson brings more than 25 years of experience and leadership to Omada. He was most recently with Secunia, the leading provider of IT security solutions for vulnerability management, where he served as Vice President and General Manager.
Omada is Positioned Highest for Ability to Execute in the "Challengers" Quadrant of the Magic Quadrant
March 2017 - mada Identity Suite provides the strongest set of governance and administration features for identity and access.
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.