Tangentia to Work with STEALTHbits to Link Unstructured Data to IBM Security Identity Manager (ISIM).

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STEALTHbits and Tangentia announce solution adding unstructured data to IBM Identity Management solutions

STEALTHbits brings the data and flexibility we need to fill that hole for our clients.

STEALTHbits Technologies, Inc., a leading developer of data and access security and governance solutions for Microsoft networks and Tangentia, a leading boutique consulting, technology and outsourcing firm, announced a partnership to integrate STEALTHbits’ unstructured data entitlement analytics with IBM’s Security Identity Manager( ISIM). ISIM formerly called IBM Tivoli Identity Manager (ITIM), continues to be known as ITIM or just TIM in industry circles.

Unstructured data, by virtue of not having a centralized entitlement store, sits outside normal identity and access controls, forcing IT to ignore data security or invest significantly in stand-alone solutions outside their preferred IAM methods. With unstructured data representing – by some reports - 80% of all organizational data this lack of process and control leaves organizations open to the worst impacts of data loss.

Tangentia, Inc. has developed a companion product called TGUD (Tangentia Governance for Unstructured Data) which integrates STEALTHbits’ unstructured data entitlement store to ISIM. This integration will enable intelligent, automated provisioning of user access to unstructured data, process enforcement to prevent unapproved changes and effective business ownership of access through periodic entitlement reviews.

"File system and SharePoint™ data have been the final frontier of access control, mostly untouched by typical IT controls.", said David Rowe, General Manager of Relationships at STEALTHbits, "We are very pleased that Tangentia has had the foresight to see the challenge and has worked so rapidly to incorporate our best-in-class unstructured data entitlement store module into a product that can manage this challenge for ISIM customers."

Joe Camilleri, Partner at Tangentia Security Solutions (TSS), said "In our engagements with clients we consistently unearth concerns about the lack of controls over unstructured data despite the best IAM process that can be implemented for all other applications and data. STEALTHbits brings the data and flexibility we need to fill that hole for our clients.”

Users of or those interested in IBM Security Identity Manager(ISIM) and TGUD may contact Tangentia, Inc. (tss@tangentia.com).

About Tangentia
Tangentia is a leading boutique consulting, technology and outsourcing firm with a comprehensive portfolio of solutions that can bridge the most challenging technology gaps while creating significant cost efficiencies and competitive advantage across an organization and its supply chain.

Tangentia Security Solutions (TSS), a division of Tangentia focuses on providing our clients with IT Security solutions that mitigate risk, control costs and enable regulatory compliance. TSS provides advisory, implementation, and managed services focused on identity and access, and security risk and compliance management to enable our clients manage and securely share sensitive information within the organization, partners and clients.

About STEALTHbits Technologies

STEALTHbits Technologies enables IT Control Through Visibility offering the industry's most comprehensive platform for visibility into IT security, compliance, and operations. Built from the ground up, STEALTHbits solutions extend across the IT landscape into technologies such as Active Directory, File Systems, Exchange, SharePoint, SQL Server, and more to provide deep insight into the health, operations, and security of the environment. STEALTHbits is a Microsoft Gold ISV Partner.

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