MITRE: access management vulnerabilities pose increasing threat
Memory-related bugs are still the most dangerous software vulnerabilities, MITRE concludes. The annual top 25 also shows that in the year 2023, we must increasingly watch out for bugs relating to authentication and authorization steps.
The top three remain unchanged in MITRE's CWE Top 25 Most Da... Read more
Thoma Bravo acquires Ping Identity for €2.8 billion
Private investor Thoma Bravo announced the acquisition of Ping Identity. Ping Identity develops access management solutions. Thoma Bravo intends to acquire the company for $2.8 billion (€2.75 billion).
Ping Identity's announced its quarterly results on the same day as the acquisition. Revenue ... Read more
Azure Active Directory gives way to Microsoft Entra
From here on out, Microsoft's identity and access management solutions are known as Microsoft Entra.
The tech giant is rebranding several products. In April, all data governance and compliance solutions were grouped under Microsoft Purview. Not long after, Microsoft renamed every managed securit... Read more
Okta brings identity security to SentinelOne XDR
SentinelOne launched an integration of SentinelOne XDR and access management platform Okta. SentinelOne XDR informs Okta of risky users, after which Okta removes the users from a system or network.
SentinelOne XDR is a security platform for entire infrastructures, including endpoints, servers an... Read more
Okta Completes Acquisition of Auth0
Okta announced this week that it has completed its $6.5 billion acquisition of Auth0. The deal will combine two major players in the identity and access management (IAM) sector.
Okta specializes in software and APIs that enable businesses to manage how their users access online systems. Auth0, i... Read more
Employees in many enterprises have too much access to data
Businesses have not yet mastered the deployment of privileged access management. In the UK and the US, the improper management of privileged access leaves many businesses at risk of ransomware attacks, data breaches and other malicious attacks.
In a new report from Forcepoint, which involved mor... Read more