Helmut Semmelmayer

About Helmut Semmelmayer

Helmut Semmelmayer has been Senior Manager Channel Sales at the software company tenfold since 2012. He is in charge of partner sales and product marketing and regularly blogs about issues and topics related to identity and access management.

Identity And Access Management: Everything You Need To Know

By |2020-01-10T11:37:05+01:0006 / 01 / 2020|BLOG|

You have probably heard the term “Identity and Access Management” in relation to IT security before – but what is IAM? And what is it used for? What Is Identity and Access Management? Identity and access management (IAM) stands for the management of IT users and their access rights. It covers the entire spectrum [...]

3 Ways To Avoid Unnecessary Access Rights

By |2019-10-23T14:51:26+02:0015 / 10 / 2019|BLOG, BLOG|

In most companies, access rights are issued according to strict guidelines. In contrast, however, there is usually no structured process in place at all for the removal of access rights that are no longer needed. Department changes, resignations and special rights leave a trail of chaos along the privilege landscape. The saying goes that [...]

4 Examples Of Insider Threats And How To Prevent Them

By |2020-01-10T09:16:14+01:0010 / 10 / 2019|BLOG|

An "insider threat" is a security risk posed by a current or former employee or a business partner. This person has access to confidential company information and treats this information in an abusive or negligent manner – in other words, he or she steals the data. Conventional security measures typically focus on external attacks [...]

tenfold at it-sa 2019 – Secure Your Free Ticket Now!

By |2019-09-04T15:32:35+02:0019 / 08 / 2019|BLOG|

Europe’s largest IT security fair, the it-sa in Nuremberg, will take place from October 8th – 10th, 2019. It is one of the world’s most recognized platforms for cloud, mobile and cyber security, as well as for data and network security. Since 2009, the it-sa in Nuremberg has been the number one meeting place [...]

Hospital Fined € 460,000 For Violating The GDPR

By |2019-09-04T16:49:40+02:0006 / 08 / 2019|BLOG|

A hospital in The Hague was fined € 460,000 for violation of the GDPR. The Dutch supervisory authority "Autoriteit Persoonsgegevens" recently announced that the fine was imposed in 2018. Hospital Staff Gained Access To Prominent Patient's Data The incident occurred while famous reality TV star Samantha de Jong was a patient at Haga Hospital. [...]

Desjardins Bank: Data Of 2,9 Million Customers Stolen

By |2019-09-04T13:30:39+02:0009 / 07 / 2019|BLOG|

The Canadian cooperative bank Desjardins and domestic authorities are currently dealing with a particularly serious case of data theft: A bank employee, who has since been dismissed, swiped the personal data of roughly 2.9 million customers. About 40% of Desjardins' customers are affected by the incident. Back in December 2018, the bank had noted [...]

Adopt Existing Structures With tenfold’s New Import Feature

By |2019-09-04T17:29:57+02:0003 / 06 / 2019|BLOG|

Existing Structures tenfold offers convenient features that help with the administration of new file server structures. tenfold manages these structures transparently, fully automated and always in compliance with Microsoft’s recommended AGDLP principle. But what to do with file server groups that were established prior to tenfold? Not every project begins with a blank slate; [...]

Data Theft From Within – How To Protect Yourself

By |2019-06-13T19:39:07+02:0007 / 05 / 2019|BLOG|

Reports of companies being hit by cyber-attacks and hacking attempts are on the rise, as security specialists work around the clock to find ways to protect sensitive data from these external attacks – when, actually, the real danger lurks within: data theft is most commonly committed by internal staff. According to Germany’s domestic intelligence [...]

Fight Ransomware – With Access Management

By |2019-05-21T17:22:42+02:0030 / 04 / 2019|BLOG|

Ransomware is considered one of the biggest IT threats of our time. A recent increase in the number of attacks has proven observers right on this account. phonixNAP has compiled some disturbing facts concerning ransomware: The average damage of a ransomware attack on a company is roughly 130.000 US Dollars The total damage to [...]

Could you be affected? Learn about the Top 5 risks in access management

By |2019-12-13T08:32:54+01:0029 / 04 / 2019|BLOG|

1. Have you lost track? IT departments often find it challenging to determine which staff members have access to specific company data. This is due to a number of issues: Multiple systems: Most IT users will not just be registered and activated for the Active Directory, but they will have data in, and access [...]