In this issue: API Best Practices; Analyst Review of Optimal; Party Invite
The Optimal Brief | November 2019
KuppingerCole Executive View:
Optimal IdM and The OptimalCloud

Read the review from analyst firm KuppingerCole about how Optimal IdM provides a comprehensive identity management solution that provides federation, single sign-on, and strong two-factor authentication all within a private cloud. The OptimalCloud is a multiple and single-tenant SaaS offering delivering a fully managed service that provides the hosting as well as all of the configurations and customizations for the customer.
Blog: Authentication, Authorization, and API Enablement

APIs need to be treated with the same cautions that are applied to human users. Each must have an identity, and that identity must be protected against attacks that exploit vulnerabilities in authentication, authorization, and session management. Topics covered in this blog:

  • APIs Are Strategy, Not Software
  • How APIs Introduce Risk
  • Best Practices for API Enablement
API Enablement
How to gain the benefits of APIs while controlling risk. 

APIs expose businesses’ data and digital services to a complex interconnected ecosystem of partners, vendors, customers, IoT devices, and other apps. That exposure brings benefits, but it also carries risks. Optimal IdM helps customers navigate API enablement to eliminate risk and ensure proper security protocols are followed.
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