Access Management , Identity & Access Management , Security Operations

Changing Authentication for Employees

Navy Federal Credit Union’s Thomas Malta on Applying CIAM Techniques
Thomas Malta, head of identity and access management at the Navy Federal Credit Union

New authentication models, including dynamic authorization and continuous authentication, that work well for consumers can be adopted for employees as well, says Thomas Malta, head of identity and access management at the Virginia-based Navy Federal Credit Union.

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“We need to build adaptive authentication for employees. We need to build intelligent walls that look at a bunch of things - location, device, etc.,” Malta says.

In a video interview with Information Security Media Group, Malta discusses:

  • How to create continuous authentication for employees;
  • Architectural changes required for changing authentication;
  • What concepts of CIAM are relevant for employees.

Malta, head of identity and access management at Navy Federal Credit Union, has more than 20 years of experience leading the design, development and support of global IAM solutions. He's also CEO at IAM Experts LLC.

About the Author

Suparna Goswami

Suparna Goswami

Associate Editor, ISMG

Goswami has more than 10 years of experience in the field of journalism. She has covered a variety of beats including global macro economy, fintech, startups and other business trends. Before joining ISMG, she contributed for Forbes Asia, where she wrote about the Indian startup ecosystem. She has also worked with UK-based International Finance Magazine and leading Indian newspapers, such as DNA and Times of India.

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