Managing Export Compliance with Trade Management IT Systems

By Soujanya Madhurapantula. Let’s start with what a trade management system is, what it does, and what are some of its shortcomings. What is a Trade Management System Export control can get pretty messy, especially when you consider how a typical company will be operating according to the rules of multiple jurisdictions at any given … More Managing Export Compliance with Trade Management IT Systems

A Report From MS TechED 2013: Are We Moving Our Authorization Overhead to the Cloud?

By Mandy Pang. I just got back from MS Tech Ed in New Orleans. The hot topic was obvious: Microsoft’s new cloud platform, Windows Azure. I attended multiple sessions (such as this one), and a central message was how easy Azure makes it for IT organizations to move their resources and applications to the cloud. … More A Report From MS TechED 2013: Are We Moving Our Authorization Overhead to the Cloud?

XACML is Growing Up

By Andy Han. I have been following the blog debate over the death of XACML spurred by Andres Cser at Forrester.  The conversation reminded me of a similar debate we had here at NextLabs over eight years ago.   In 2004, XACML was dead.  I think there was one commercial product.   But the security market was … More XACML is Growing Up