Team Avancer

Avancer Corporation is a systems integrator focusing on State of Art Identity and Access Management technology. With over a decade of experience of integrating IAM solutions for world’s leading corporations we bring you some insights through our articles on Avancer Corporation’s Official Blog

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Knowing that in order to stay competent, businesses started bringing state-of-art innovative solutions into office premises. Today it is impossible to imagine a business without computing assistance. It has surpassed limited office dimensions and defied traditional work settings. As we talk about tele-commuting, flexi-time, contractual employment, outsourcing, virtual offices, global team and more without compromising on business efficacy. Therefore amongst many must, making Identity Management central to business model becomes imperative. Here are ten benefits of integrating IdM in your organization: Process orientation: While the world talk of technology integration, it is process that needs to do the talking. IdM allows ... Read More
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The benefits of technology are immense and this statement is not new to us. The scope of technological advancement leave us with a sense of awe and surprise – the process of inducting technology into a traditional system is not easy. It becomes even more complex when technological induction surpasses individual capacity and takes to a whole bunch of people, just as in case of Identity Management. Here are the top challenges that companies face when it comes to making a decision: Finding validation of fancy claims. While the back-end dynamics are not to be understood by decision makers, management often question whether claims related to achieving efficiency, security, optimization and automation are valid? ... Read More
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If you have experienced no such activity then you are either lucky or oblivious. In case you have delayed securing your network then you are vulnerable to Cyber Trespassing. From an organisational standpoint, putting in place firewalls and anti-virus is fine, but they do not ensure unfailing security.I am not talking about conventional trespassing, I am talking about cyber trespassing. Can you recall someone invaded your network? Here are some likely clues your network has been trespassed (or you may even use clichéd term ‘hacked’). Internet is a gateway to achieve jaw-dropping scale – it holds true for both ethical as well as unethical users. ... Read More
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Brand Avancer

Avancer: progress, to move forward, to advance. This is a quality that hold very dear to multiple large enterprises and companies around the world. When companies find themselves needing a spark, a change in the status quo, pivoting is necessary. To pivot, means to shift, and this shift is the cornerstone of rebranding efforts. To pivot, means to shift a paradigm or way of thinking, to change the efforts being put forth by the current brand. But it also can mean a shift in the services or solutions offered by a company or brand. Basically changing a brands modus operandi.   Previously known as Amerindia, ... Read More
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As technology proliferates into business, organizations find themselves juggling with complications related to Identity management. The Identity Management landscape spreads beyond Identity checks, syncing applications, authorized access and more. The recent layer to the IAM landscape is – Mobile IAM. Mobile handset is more than just a gadget – it is about a user’s personality. Every user wants to exercise a democratic choice while choosing a handset. In order to allow employees to carry a sense of belongingness with their gadget, Employers are increasingly putting in-place not only Buy Your Own Device (BYOD) policies, but also Chose Your Own Device (CYOD) ... Read More
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For the highly connected world we live in, if you are asked whether employees in your organization carry their personal device to work, often, the answer is no. The trending concept of Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) is instrumental in boosting employee efficiency while keeping the corporate equipment purchases overhead on the lower side. As per a report, “Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) & Enterprise Mobility Market,” by research and consulting firm, MarketsandMarkets, BYOD and enterprise mobility market will cross $284 billion mark by 2019 at a CAGR of 25.2% between 2013 and 2019. The size of BYOD market in the report is ... Read More
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Advances in mobile technology have repositioned the boundaries of enterprises and blurred the distinction between home and the office. By providing access to email, enterprise applications and sensitive business data, smartphones and tablets have advanced the scope of access to enterprise information. With greater remote access to sensitive information, the risks and management issues associated with it rise significantly. Consider the following scenarios: Scenario 1: An improperly secured device with constant access to sensitive enterprise applications and data gets left behind accidentally at a conference by an employee. It gets picked up by a rival company employee who is able to access confidential information. Scenario 2: An employee goes to make ... Read More
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The term ‘Cloud’ rattles the uncertainty bone to a maximum for plenty of the world’s population today. To add to agony, the moment the cloud is being discussed, there are a hundred different reasons behind what the cloud is, and why said cloud is beneficial. There is plenty of jargon related to cloud, and why you should go IaaS, SaaS, DaaS….. XaaS and now we want to talk to you about IDaaS. We get to thinking about cloud as a UFO better known to the people from technical world.  In layman’s language cloud is a ‘server on internet’. Through cloud computing, we can store our ... Read More
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Access management  is the systematic management of the access of resources by employees, partners, contractors and customers of an enterprise, whether manually, through coded applications, or automated. Automated access management requires identities, hence identity management is recommended for sound security. Several headings under access management include authentication, single sign-on, federated sign-on and privileged access management. Federated Access Management enables outside users to access resources which their organization doesn’t control.  For example, a hosted application which allows access to externally hosted applications without requiring account credentials. It provides a simple mechanism to identify, authenticate, validate, and authorize users and provide them ... Read More
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Maintaining an organizations security is vital to its existence and development. In today’s age of globalization, businesses become increasingly collaborative and resources are availed of by a rising number of users. Therefore, organizations face complex challenges of maintaining their security as managing identities, authorizing and authenticating users to access sensitive enterprise resources becomes difficult and dangerous. With the escalating use of computers and mobile resources, it is becoming exceedingly difficult to manage organizational security. Identity and Access Management (IAM) which falls under the umbrella of IT Security, is the foundation of which your organization should rely on. IAM brings together all parts of ... Read More
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Mobile computing gradually allows us to make the intangible “anytime, anywhere access” mantra a reality. Online social identities allow us to access web sites using existing identities from leading social networks such as Facebook, LinkedIn or Twitter. Mobile computing is blurring the difference between personal and business use. Many companies recognize the importance of personal mobile devices for business use; users can access corporate resources from their mobile devices at their convenience to improve productivity and companies can enable access to corporate resources through native mobile applications to improve user experience. However, introducing mobile devices in the enterprise presents ... Read More
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Creating and remembering passwords is a modern-day inconvenience. Social single sign-on allows people to sign into their accounts using their existing social networks, fighting off the password fatigue that often comes with creating and remembering multiple passwords. Just sign in with your Facebook, Twitter, or Google account and you’re exactly where you left off. You can even skip the annoying signup process completely by using a single sign-on. This makes, typing in your address; email and phone number, a figment of your imagination. Matter of Concern Customers aren’t the only ones benefiting from SSSO. SSSO allows companies like Facebook, Google, etc to develop detailed user profiles to share ... Read More
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