midPoint release named after Charles Robert Darwin

MidPoint 3.7 “Darwin”

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[…]

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,[…]

GDPR Lawful Basis Management

GDPR Lawful Basis Management

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[…]

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[…]

GDPR rights and principles II

GDPR – Rights and principles II.

Last article was devoted to the principles concerning controller’s duties. On contrary, today’s principles will express what data subjects may call for. Accuracy Personal data must be accurate and kept up to date, in other way it should be deleted or amended. So far nothing new in comparison with the Directive. The controllers must make[…]

GDPR - Rights and principles I.

GDPR – Rights and principles I.

Today we will continue discovering GDPR principles by giving attention to two new principles introduced by GDPR. Both of them seem to be burdensome and restrictive for controllers, presenting their new duties and restraints. The purpose limitation principle The purpose limitation principle says the personal data collected for one purpose should not be used for[…]

midPoint and GDPR

midPoint and GDPR

General data protection regulation (GDPR) is all about good management of identity data. And that is exactly what identity management (IDM) technologies do. Also, it is unlikely that GDPR compliance can be effectively implemented without any support from the technology. And that’s where IDM systems come in again. Overall, IDM technologies are almost perfect fit[…]


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[…]