CIMIP - Center for Identity Management and Information Protection

Aveksa Joins CIMIP of UC


Expert on Access Governance to Help in Research Efforts

Written By Christine Leogrande, David Bowker

Aveksa Inc. joins CIMIP to provide specific expertise in access governance

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cleogrande@utica.edu

Utica, NY (03/16/2009)
- Aveksa, Inc., the market-leading provider of enterprise access governance solutions, today announced that it has joined the Center for Identity Management and Information Protection of Utica College (CIMIP) as its newest member of the board of advisors. Aveksa will contribute to research-based projects dealing with identity and access risk, and share its expertise based on real-world access governance deployments at leading global organizations around the world. As the latest addition to CIMIP, Aveksa joins other members of the board of advisors, including the United States Marshals Service, the United States Postal Inspection Service and Syracuse University’s CASE Center, in their efforts to solve growing problems related to identity fraud and theft, and information protection.

CIMIP, the first research collaborative of its kind, is comprised of leading government, corporate and academic institutions. Founded in 2006, CIMIP is dedicated to the study of identity management, information sharing, data protection and addressing the crimes of identity theft and identity fraud. CIMIP’s board of advisors provide resources, gather subject matter experts, provide access to sensitive data, and produce results that will be acted upon. These results are put into action in the form of best practices, new policies, regulations legislation, training opportunities and proactive initiatives.

“Based on its work with a number of organizations across a broad range of industries, Aveksa lends a unique perspective on the best practices necessary to safeguard information resources and confidential customer information,” said Donald Rebovich, Ph.D., executive director of CIMIP. “Aveksa’s guidance on access risk management will be invaluable to CIMIP as we examine issues related to insider access and theft. We anticipate a productive relationship with Aveksa as we seek to achieve our mutual goal of improving information protection for businesses and consumers.”

“CIMIP provides a one-of-a-kind opportunity to collaborate with business, government and academic leaders to address critical identity and access issues,” said Deepak Taneja, founder, president and CTO of Aveksa. “We look forward to contributing our knowledge of effective access governance policies and processes to help further the organization in its mission to safeguard the confidential information of citizens, consumers and the businesses upon which they rely.”

For more information about CIMIP and its board of advisors, visit www.cimip.org.


About The Center for Identity Management and Information Protection
The Center for Identity Management and Information Protection of Utica College is a research collaborative dedicated to the study of identity management, information sharing, and data protection and the crimes of identity theft and identity fraud. Founded in June 2006, its ultimate goal is to impact policy, regulation, and legislation through research and technical assistance applications.

CIMIP’s board of advisors is committed to working together to provide resources, gather subject matter experts, provide access to sensitive data, and produce results that will be practically applied to the fields of identity management, information protection and the prevention and control of identity theft and identity fraud. CIMIP study project results are put into action in the form of recommendations for best practices, new policies, regulations, legislation, training opportunities and proactive initiatives.

About Utica College
Utica College is a comprehensive private institution offering bachelors, master’s and doctoral degrees. The College, located in Upstate New York, approximately 90 miles west of Albany and 50 miles east of Syracuse, currently enrolls nearly 3,000 undergraduate and graduate students in 37 undergraduate majors, 27 minors, 17 master’s and two doctoral degree programs.

About Aveksa
Aveksa provides the most comprehensive, enterprise-class, access governance, risk management and compliance solution. Aveksa automates the on-boarding, change management, monitoring, reporting, certification and remediation of user entitlements and roles; enables role discovery and lifecycle management; and delivers unmatched visibility into the true state of user access rights. With Aveksa, business, security and compliance teams can effectively collaborate and enforce accountability. Our growing customer base includes leading global Fortune 2000 organizations in financial services, healthcare, retail, transportation and manufacturing. For more information, go to www.aveksa.com.


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Contact Information

Center for Identity Management and
Information Protection
Dr. Donald Rebovich,
Executive Director
315.792.3231
drebovich@utica.edu
Utica College
1600 Burrstone Road
Utica, NY 13502