SpecterSight Dashboard Product Launch

This past week PEGRight unveiled the SpecterSight Dashboard at the Cloud Identity Summit in Chicago. SpecterSight Dashboard is an easy to install and use web application that provides a quick, up to the minute view of your PingFederate environment. As you may have read in my previous blog, the PingFederate Audit Log database can provide useful information giving insight into your IAM environment. You can query the database to see how your PingFederate environment is being used to support your business needs. In this article, we introduce PEGRight's SpecterSight Dashboard.

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PEGRight and ProofID Merger Letter

The merger between PEGRight and ProofID creates an unrivaled Identity and Access Management company. The official news press release provides more details about the merger. PEGRight started in 2013 and has rapidly grown expertise to be a premiere Identity and Access Management company. Our decision to seek a merger with ProofID will allow us to provide a wider array of services and more depth, as well as we will be expanding our service offerings in the near future. Our decision was based on the simple fact that ProofID and PEGRight have aligned goals and expertise second to none in the Identity and Access Management industry. We look forward to discussing our combined offerings in more depth with our loyal clients. The official news press release provides more details about the merger.

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ProofID and PEGRight merge to create $23M (£18m) international IAM company

ProofID Ltd, a Manchester-based provider of Identity Management (IDM) technology solutions and US-based PEGRight Inc, an Identity and Access Management (IAM) specialist have announced their merger. The transaction will immediately increase group turnover by 50% to over $7M with the number of employees rising from 32 to 48.

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Query PingFederate Audit Log Database

As you may have read in my previous blog, improving performance of PingFederate can be accomplished by logging to a database. Logging to the database has many other benefits when looking at audit logs, such as greater level of access permissions, and centralizing audit logs for future inspection across all the runtime engines of a PingFederate cluster. Once in a database, we now need to focus on generating meaningful reports. In this article, we explore the information available in the audit log database and how it can be extracted.

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PingFederate Database Logging for Performance

Many software applications implement logging as a core feature to assist with troubleshooting, as well as maintain audit records. Logging however comes at the expense of the systems overall performance, as the logging requires system resources. Managing log files can be a headache as well to ensure disk space is not consumed causing software application issues. The key questions we come across in our consulting is what strategies are best for the management of log files, how often to roll the log files, and how long to keep the log files around? We explore PingFederate logging in this article and how to improve performance.

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