Development of midPoint 3.9 - Galileo

Development of Galileo

Development of midPoint 3.9 has started a couple of weeks ago. MidPoint 3.9 release is code-named Galileo. Galileo Galilei was a polymath who helped to advance several fields of science. And it is such a broad scope of improvements that is planned for midPoint 3.9. Therefore, Galileo is really appropriate name for this release. First Read more about Development of Galileo[…]

Evolveum: midPoint release 3.8 called Watt

MidPoint 3.8 “Watt”

MidPoint 3.8 “Watt” was released. Release nickname once again suggests the main focus of the release: performance and scalability. Significant part of development effort of midPoint 3.8 was aimed at scaling. MidPoint is now able to support deployments that go well over millions of identities. While earlier midPoint versions were also able to reach this Read more about MidPoint 3.8 “Watt”[…]

midPoint book: chapter 5

MidPoint Book: Chapter 5

More than a year ago we have published the first version of a book about midPoint. It was our Christmas present to midPoint community. Although the book is not finished yet, we have decided to publish it anyway. The book follows the same evolutionary approach as midPoint development does. It is improving its incremental steps. And now it is time for the next step. Therefore we have published new version of the book with a brand new chapter. […]

Evolveum: IT security threats in 2018

IT security threats in 2018: are you ready for them?

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 hit by a malware. The installer was patched to remove the malware, but only after over 700,000 machines were already infected. […]

Evolveum - Noris and training courses

2017 – The Year of midPoint Training Courses

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, Read more about 2017 – The Year of midPoint Training Courses[…]

New LDAP and CSV identity connectors

New LDAP and CSV identity connectors

Identity connectors are important part of any identity management (IDM) project. For an IDM solution the connector provide interface to the outer world. And there are few connectors that almost any IDM solution needs: LDAP, Active Directory and CSV. New versions of those connectors were released recently. And there is an interesting story behind those connectors. […]

GDPR and Identity Management

GDPR and Identity Management

General Data Protection Regulation: a lot of people are already familiar with that. Much more people will have to get familiar with it quite soon. GDPR may be seen as a trouble and there is definitely a lot of work to be done for GDPR compliance. But, honestly, such regulation was bound to happen sooner Read more about GDPR and Identity Management[…]

MidPoint 3.6 “Comenius”

MidPoint 3.6 “Comenius” is finally released. The Comenius release is huge in all aspects. It is a feature-packed release. It has so many features that Comenius is most likely the richest release in the entire midPoint history. But the number of features is not the only thing that matters. MidPoint 3.6 brings features with a significant effect on almost any identity management and governance deployment. […]