midPrivacy survey

MidPrivacy Features Survey

midPrivacy project is moving forward at a steady pace. Even though the main effort is still aimed towards the project’s fundamental foundation like Axiom, we are getting to the phase of first experiments on simple use cases. That will eventually lead to tests on more realistic use cases which will consequently lead to new features Read more about MidPrivacy Features Survey[…]

Evolveum: Introducing midPrivacy Initiative

Introducing MidPrivacy Initiative

Ladies and gentlemen, please welcome midPrivacy, our data protection initiative. Identity management and data protection go hand in hand, one cannot really reach its full potential without the other. However, most identity management systems were a bit short on the data protection side. Therefore we have decided that it is the right time to do something about it. […]

Evolveum TIIME 2020 topics

TIIME 2020 Topics

MidPoint user group meeting on TIIME Workshop in Vienna is getting close. TIIME is an unconference with a lot of variability and improvisation. Nevertheless, we have prepared some topics for discussions. We will start Monday morning with two presentations: The state of midPoint by Radovan Semančík. I will summarize recent releases development works and plans Read more about TIIME 2020 Topics[…]

Lawful basis Part II.

As the entry into force of the GDPR approaches, we continue in our search for the most appropriate lawful basis and assess each requirement. The most discussed kind of legal basis is “legitimate interests”. It is the most flexible one and is designated for various situations, where the others obviously don’t fit. Nevertheless, you cannot Read more about Lawful basis Part II.[…]

Evolveum - GDPR: late is better than never

GDPR: Late is better than never

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. […]

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 - GDPR, lawful basis

Lawful basis Part I.

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 Read more about Lawful basis Part I.[…]

Evolveum - Data Privacy Day 2018

How to stay safe online: tips and advice

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 Read more about How to stay safe online: tips and advice[…]