Oktane22: Okta launches Customer Identity Cloud
Okta unveiled the Customer Identity Cloud at Oktane22. The solution, based on technology from Auth0, should make customer identity technology easy to deploy and adaptable.
Okta is hosting a physical version of Oktane again after corona years. The conference can also be attended digitally. During... Read more
Senhasegura MySafe secures employees’ personal passwords
Senhasegura launched MySafe, a business-grade password manager for personal accounts.
Cybercriminals don't need an administrator account to successfully attack an organization. Sometimes, a personal Gmail or Facebook password is good enough.
In the wrong hands, personal accounts create the ... Read more
‘SSO credentials of the world’s largest organizations are for sale’
The login credentials of 25 percent of the 500 largest US organizations are for sale on the dark web, according to researchers from BitSight Technologies.
Single sign-on (SSO) credentials allow users to log into multiple applications and websites with a single identity. A single identity reduce... Read more
JumpCloud launches password manager for MSPs
JumpCloud launched a password manager for IT administrators and managed service providers.
JumpCloud develops identity, access and device management software. Each solution runs on the Open Directory Platform, a central environment for IT administrators and managed service providers (MSPs). The ... Read more
Source code of nearly 2,000 apps gives access to private AWS environments
Researchers at Symantec warn of hard-coded credentials in mobile apps. The security company discovered access tokens for AWS environments in nearly 2,000 apps for iOS and Android.
Hard-coded credentials are referenced in the source code of software. The credentials typically allow an applicatio... 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
Lookout acquires password manager SaferPass
Security provider Lookout is acquiring SaferPass. SaferPass develops a password manager that tracks and encrypts passwords. The technology will be integrated into Lookout's portfolio.
Lookout develops software for endpoint security, Secure Access Service Edge (SASE) and Zero Trust Network Access... 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
Microsoft implements tighter security for Azure Active Directory
Microsoft is pushing more secure default settings to all Azure Active Directory (AD) users.
Azure AD's default settings feature a set of basic mechanisms for identity security. These mechanisms include factor authentication (MFA) and security protocols such as Conditional Access and Identity Pro... Read more