Time is running out. There are just few months left to the implementation of the European Commission’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) on 25th May 2018. The main question is: are companies truly prepared? Well, maybe you will be surprised what recent studies have to say about that.
2017 was a really great year. For hackers. Many of us heard about WannaCry and NotPetya that took down over 300,000 computers across the world, including the UK’s National Health Service or government agencies in Ukraine. CCleaner, a utility program millions of Windows users rely on to clear potentially unwanted files off their PCs, got[…]
On the way to the practical side of the GDPR we need to recognize reasons for processing the personal data, officially known as lawful basis. It has been long time since the data processing had been uncontrolled. You have needed lawful basis since the directive had come into effect, but under the GDPR there is[…]
FOSDEM is the free and open source (FOSS) conference taking place in Brussels. We were there. Again. We talked about midPoint. Again. And it was a complete success. Even better than the last time.
We live in a fast evolving world. We surround ourselves with the technology to make our life easier every day. While in the past it would cause a great amusement, today we don’t even blink an eye when seeing someone hanging on their device, being online at any place, any time. The Internet became a[…]
You know, at the beginning every IDM project is clear and ideal. Everything seems to work well in the test environment, but as time goes by, the deadline is close and your customer finds more and more special cases. These cases have to be part of the solution “somehow” and “quickly” and of course they are found[…]
Happy new year! 2018 is here. And it looks like a very exciting year for midPoint. There are new development plans for 2018 but also interesting changes in our business model. There is so much to look forward to in 2018.
MidPoint 3.7 “Darwin” was released. As the release nickname suggests Darwin is an evolutionary release. It brings few major features and changes. But more importantly it brings a large number of gradual improvements to almost every part of midPoint. The most obvious change in midPoint 3.7 is its stand-alone deployment form. Previous midPoint versions were[…]
This year (2017) was full of training courses. Literally, there was almost no month without any training. Some took place in our office in Bratislava, Slovakia, some were remote/online sessions, but most of them were onsite, which meant a lot of travelling. I travelled to Canada and United States, later also to Finland. I experienced my first transatlantic flight,[…]
The first thing that most likely comes to the mind when people hear about GDPR is “consent”. That is understandable, as better part of the buzz around GDPR is about customer identities and digital marketing. But this emphasis on consumer identities is casting shadow on other aspects of GDPR that are at least as much[…]