Thursday 22 February 2024

Manish Gupta, Starbucks Director of Global Cybersecurity Services, joins the Customer Advisory Board of Identity Defined Security Alliance

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DENVER, USA – The Identity Defined Security Alliance (IDSA), a nonprofit that provides free vendor-neutral education and resources to help organizations reduce the risk of a breach by combining identity and security strategies, has announced that Manish Gupta, director of global cybersecurity services for Starbucks, has joined its Customer Advisory Board (CAB).

Manish Gupta will provide user perspective and guidance on the vision, mission, and work of the IDSA

In addition, Banyan Security, Keyfactor, ObserveID, Simeio and strongDM have also become IDSA vendor members.

“Identity has an array of applications, from an enabler for ecommerce and socio-economic efforts, a protector when viewed from a cybersecurity lens, or a key component of digital transformation. All activities in the cyberworld (human or machine) that need to understand ‘who,’ rely on identity and this reliance will exponentially grow in years to come as we move to Metaverse,” said Gupta.

“I look forward to working with the IDSA and sharing my knowledge and experience to develop guidance that will help other organizations prioritize identity within their cybersecurity strategies.”

New Vendor Members

Banyan Security
Banyan Security provides secure, zero trust “work from anywhere” access to infrastructure and applications for employees, developers, and third parties without relying on network-centric legacy VPNs.

Keyfactor
Keyfactor is a leader in cloud-first PKI-as-a-Service and crypto-agility solutions, its Crypto-Agility Platform™ empowers security teams to seamlessly secure and orchestrate every machine identity across their entire enterprise.

ObserveID
ObserveID is a leading identity-centric security company that provides proactive multi cloud protection encompassing both Cloud Infrastructure Entitlement Management (CIEM) and Cloud Security Posture Management (CSPM).

Simeio
Simeio provides a complete Identity and Access Management (IAM) solution that engages securely with anyone, anywhere, anytime, with an unparalleled “service first” philosophy.

strongDM
strongDM’s infrastructure access platform provides every organization with easy and secure infrastructure access regardless of tech stack or environment.

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