The Pillars of Zero Trust: The time is now.

What is Zero Trust Zero Trust is a security framework that requires all users, including those inside and outside of the organization’s network, to be authenticated, authorized, and continuously validated for security configuration and posture before being granted or keeping access to applications and data. The pillars of Zero Trust or framework is based on […]

A Guide to Identity and Access Management (IAM) Terminology and Acronyms

Identity and Access Management acronyms

The Identity and Access Management (IAM) industry has a variety of well-known and obscure terms, so we created an Identity and Access Management (IAM) Terminology and Acronyms list for easy reference. This is intended to serve as a basic guide and includes common abbreviations and short definitions related to IAM. Identity and Access Management acronyms […]

The Role of IAM Consultants and System Integrators

IAM Consultants and System Integrators In most successful organizations, leaders and decision makers are focused on running their business and may not have the time or resources to effectively plan and manage a detailed identity and access management (IAM) project or execute on a strategy. Even if a firm has a dedicated IAM specialist on […]

Identity and Access Management 101: What is IAM? 

working remotely can put your companies security at risk without a proper IAM strategy

On-premises infrastructure, cloud, mobile or any other technology that stores confidential data that can be accessed by your employees are a lucrative target for cyber criminals. While those resources might be intended to only be accessed by trusted employees and users on your network, you can never be sure who is behind an identity. Therefore, […]

ElephantHop Brings On Executive Hires to Strengthen Their Global Impact

BOULDER, Colorado, January 13, 2022 – ElephantHop is expanding their partnership with the U.K.-based Managed Services Provider (MSP) Employee Zero further, by bringing on Cherie Pitcher, their Director and James Martin, CEO and Founder as equity stakeholders at ElephantHop.  Establishing their partnership in October 2021, ElephantHop is excited to announce the expansion of their team […]

ElephantHop Sparks Global Growth With Expansion Into the United Kingdom

Recently launched ElephantHop has secured a partnership with U.K.-based Managed Service Provider (MSP) Employee Zero. This partnership aims to provide services for the increasing global demand of dedicated support, for JumpCloud products in the region.   BOULDER, Colo. – Sept. 23, 2021 – ElephantHop announced today its international expansion into the United Kingdom through its partnership […]

The Need For Cloud Identity Access Management in EMEA

With the total cloud market reaching $30 billion, the Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) region is making up a significant force within the global cloud infrastructure. The diverse areas of the EMEA vary greatly in size, infrastructure and growth of cloud adoption.  There is a noticeable interest in cloud computing in EMEA in recent […]

Can you replace Active Directory with Azure AD?

Transition to the cloud has now been a trend for companies of all sizes. They are switching their productivity apps, storage and data backups to the cloud as well as using SaaS, IaaS and many other cloud offerings. Naturally, cloud directory services and identity and access management (IAM) platforms have also been on the radar […]

Can JumpCloud replace Active Directory?

The global pandemic has propelled the changes in the way we work and made foundational shifts in the inner workings within businesses. Remote work, cloud, mobile devices and the impending security threats also add to the change in the way businesses operate. One of the foundations of IT for businesses is the directory service. For […]