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Identity Management: a Key to Securing Data in Today’s Networked Environments

These days, we live and work online. Internet-based interactions make up a large part of our daily experience. And bits of data transferred over companies’ networks often qualify as critical business assets. We communicate important decisions via email, consult search engines for answers and keep in touch with social networks. So really, a good portion of our reality is now virtual.

Along with this virtual reality come virtual identities. These identities determine the information we’re allowed to access – such as logging on to the company intranet – and, unfortunately, they’re frequently hijacked when they aren’t effectively protected.

With organizations relying on their data for the success of their business, unauthorized access isn’t just costly; it’s potentially catastrophic. In fact, a recent joint study from the IDC and the National University of Singapore claimed that data breaches and malware infections combined are likely to cost businesses $491 billion worldwide in 2014. Another $25 billion is expected to come from consumers dealing with these same issues.

What can be done to mitigate threats posed by unauthorized access? How does a company strengthen its identity management efforts and keep impostors out? There’s no one-size-fits-all resolution. That’s why Lunarline offers a wide range of identity management services and products that can be custom fit to the needs of a client.

The skilled security project managers at Lunarline can coordinate a comprehensive identity management solution for your organization — starting with a thorough gap analysis and progressing to a project roadmap designed to meet your budget. And as a part of the solution,  Lunarline will also help ensure that all applicable federal security and privacy requirements are met.

Data is a vital part of your business and securing access to it should be a top concern. Contact Lunarline today to learn about our comprehensive identity management services and to discuss a solution that will work for your organization.

About Spence Witten

Spence has somehow survived ten years at start-ups and small businesses without suffering a (major) nervous breakdown. As Lunarline's Director of Federal Sales, Spence actually loves working on proposals. If there were any doubt, this is proof that he is in fact certifiably insane. While his title says "Sales" Lunarline doesn't let him off that easy. We make him do real work, too. Luckily he's a recognized subject matter expert in security policy and loves helping clients navigate their way around tricky security compliance standards. He's also been known to lead a software development initiative or two, though that pretty much always ends poorly for everyone involved. He can be reached at spence.witten@lunarline.com.