Knowledge Base

Following a Resource Grant in the RRSD Driver pt 6

February 17th, 2017

This weeks article at NetIQ’s Cool Solutions site is:

A sixth article in a series that follows the events in the trace files to help understand how the Roles and Resource model works under the covers. This is part of the product that is entirely undocumented.  This particular article is looking at events related to Resource associations.

The entire series can be found here:

If you have ever wondered what happens in the IDM engine when you use the Roles model, take a read, you might be informed.

CIS’ Geoffrey Carman Releases his second Book On Identity and Access Governance

February 10th, 2017

CIS is delighted to announce the publication of Geoffrey Carman’s second book, which can be found for purchase here.  Geoffrey is one of the most well regarded and widely read minds in the field of Identity and Access Governance.  His first book, “Definitive Guide to IDM Tokens,” published in 2014, remains the authoritative work on the subject.  For this next effort, Geoffrey focused on creating something he felt was lacking, a manual for IDM Validator, hence the book’s name “IDM Validator:  The Missing Manual.”  The work delves into covers testing methodologies and reviews all actions in Validator with highlighted examples; it is sure to be a fixture in the technical library of anyone working with Validator for years to come.


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CIS Scheduled for IT Security/Compliance Presentation to Midtown Regulatory Group

February 3rd, 2017

CIS is pleased to announce that Alex Errico, a Senior Sales Executive who has been with the firm for 3.5 years, will be giving his second presentation on IT Security and Compliance to the Midtown Regulatory Group (MTRG).  The MTRG is a group of over 800 senior compliance and legal officers and lawyers from brokerage firms located throughout the United States that meet monthly to discuss regulatory issues.  Following a very successful introductory discussion and subsequent presentation to the collected group in 2016, Alex was invited back to present to MTRG on April 5th, 2017.  Alex will cover current and emerging trends in the world of IT Security, and will review the numerous ways in which CIS helps clients meet and maintain compliance.

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CIS and Micro Focus to Host Exclusive Identity and Access Governance Dinners in 3 Cities

February 1st, 2017

CIS and Micro Focus are pleased to announce a series of exclusive informational dinners being held in Houston, Toronto, and New York City at high-end restaurants across three dates in February.  A guest speaker, the IDM Director from NASDAQ, will present his recent use-case wherein the ability to demonstrate adequate control over access to regulated information for internal and external audits was required, and how these capabilities were gained utilizing Micro Focus security tools implemented by CIS world renowned subject matter experts. We will enjoy dinner, drinks, conversation, and hear some valuable information about a critical subject that is surely on everyone’s radar in 2017.

Seating for the events is currently on an invitation only basis, please contact CIS to express interest, we will do everything possible to accommodate anyone who would like to attend, but please understand that space is limited.

CIS engineers and executives head to Orlando for ShortelOne Global Partner Conference (12/6 – 12/8)

January 11th, 2017

As a Shoretel’s go-to partner organization for the New York Metro Region, CIS has been invited to attend the Shortel One Global Partner Conference in Orlando. The event will focus on the tremendous successes of Shoretel in both on-premises and cloud-based IP Telephony implementations, as well as highlighting new technology on the horizon.

Co-Founder Todd Hershman Assumes Role of President

January 11th, 2017

Dennis Gambow will be stepping aside, effective immediately, in order to pursue opportunities in his home state of Texas that would not require as much time away from his family.

Read the full press release here

CIS & Shmitt Technologies Client Appreciation.

January 11th, 2017

Microsoft NYC
CIS and Shmitt held a client appreciation event November 5th, 2015, at Microsoft NYC.

The CIS LiQuiDSOAP Approach

February 11th, 2016

Learning To Read DStrace

February 11th, 2016

Grasping IDM Roles Resources

February 11th, 2016