Centrify Partners with Elastica for a Comprehensive SaaS Security & Analytics Solution

I am excited to announce Centrify’s new partnership with Elastica, an emerging cloud access security broker (CASB) vendor that provides granular user visibility & analytics along with security controls for cloud-based services. I’d like to provide some more color on the market opportunity & challenges that led us to this partnership and why customers will benefit from a joint Centrify & Elastica solution. We all know that the usage of SaaS applications is now widespread among organizations and made even more so by their prolific consumption from mobile devices. This trend however has reduced IT’s visibility and control of enterprise data,…

About Centrify and PIV Certificate Problem

Happy Valentine’s Day! We received a report about a login problem on a military web site, using a Dual Persona card and Centrify product.  In the interests of simplicity, I’m going to break this blog into several separate sections beginning with the customers’ environment. The Customer’s Environment User has a Dual Persona card (also known as CACNG or Dual-Identity) User wants to log in to a web site that is protected by PIV Authorization certificate, e.g., web.mail.mil User has installed either Centrify Express for Smart Card, or Centrify for Mac. Steps to Reproduce Install Centrify Express for Smart Card or Centrify…

Mobile Identity Management Made Easy

Recently we announced our developer site and platform that gives enterprise application developers and ISVs the resources and support needed for seamless integration of Centrify’s identity management into their cloud, mobile and datacenter applications and systems. The Centrify Developer Site also serves as a hub for newly introduced and updated SDKs, technical resources on integration, code samples, interaction with Centrify Developers and the developer community, and more. As part of this announcement we also introduced Centrify SDK v2.0, which extends the “Zero Sign-on” login experience for users accessing native mobile applications on Android and iOS mobile platforms. In this blog post I want to give context behind this announcement and this new developer site.

Another Record Year in the Books

Every six months or so I like to give an update to our customers and partners on the “health” of Centrify and how we are doing business-wise. Even though our fiscal year runs from July 1 to June 30, most people usually ask me how we grew from a calendar year perspective and what were the major milestones accomplished. So here is a quick recap of what we accomplished in calendar year 2013.