Oracle Press Release

Oracle Announces Significant Advances in Application Security with Oracle Identity Management 11g

Service-Oriented Security, Unparalleled Integration, and Intelligent Compliance Represent Breakthrough Industry Advances

Redwood Shores, Calif. – July 21, 2010

News Facts

To help organizations simplify application security, Oracle announced Oracle Identity Management 11g - the most complete, integrated and open set of best-of-breed components built on a common platform and engineered to deliver unparalleled integration both within and across the suite through a series of common components.
As the industry’s first Service-Oriented Security architecture, Oracle Identity Management 11g provides developers with shared services for identity administration and password management, strong authentication and authorization, workflow and auditing, thus radically simplifying application security. This services based architecture is also designed to naturally extend to cloud computing environments, providing a single point of control for on-premise and off-premise applications and systems.
Oracle Identity Management 11g, a component of Oracle Fusion Middleware 11g, offers breakthrough intelligent compliance capabilities driven by identity analytics to provide a complete view of an organization’s security and compliance posture, which will accelerate compliance, improve transparency and proactively mitigate risk.

New Capabilities Bring Service-Oriented Security to Today’s Data Center

The entire Oracle Identity Management 11g product line is optimized to support the evolving needs of modern enterprises, such as cloud computing, with a unified, secure, easy-to-deploy set of identity management functions. In addition to delivering services-based architecture, tighter integration and dynamic new user interfaces throughout the Suite, key enhancements of each product include:
Oracle Identity Manager 11g: full-featured identity administration and provisioning with integrated user and role administration, as well as Universal Delegated Administration based on fine grained authorization policies and self service request and approval models based on open, flexible BPEL workflows;
Oracle Access Manager 11g: Single Sign-On (SSO) for enterprise web applications, now providing in-memory session management based on Oracle Coherence. Additionally, SSO Security Zones support secure application boundaries;
Oracle Adaptive Access Manager 11g: Enterprise fraud prevention with One Time Password Anywhere, which delivers one-time password support through short message service (SMS), Interactive Voice Response, email and instant messaging;
Oracle Identity Analytics 11g: Enterprise Compliance and Governance combining business intelligence and security, while running on a rich Identity Warehouse; features include Cert360 - an intelligent 360 degree view of an organization’s security and compliance health;
Oracle OpenSSO Fedlet and OpenSSO STS 11g: full integration and certification of Sun’s Fedlet for rapid on-boarding of federation partners, as well as the Secure Token Service (STS) functionality of Sun Open SSO STS for identity propagation;
Oracle Enterprise Manager Grid Control Management Pack for Identity Management 11g: advanced monitoring, diagnostics and performance management for all Oracle Identity Management 11g components.

Supporting Quotes

“The innovation and integration advancements in Oracle Identity Management 11g represent the most significant breakthroughs in identity management in the last five years,” said Amit Jasuja, vice president, Oracle Identity Management. “Traditionally, being best of breed and fully integrated were at opposite sides of the spectrum, but Oracle Identity Management 11g sets a new bar by delivering both.”
“At Telenor Key Partner, we strive to be a driving force in the Shared Service Industry, consistently bringing ground-breaking technologies to our customers,” said Geir Jovik, CIO at Telenor Key Partner. “To succeed in reaching our vision, we need an agile and compliant technology. Oracle Identity Management 11g meets these needs, ensures necessary flexibility and fully supports us in reaching our vision.”

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