One Identity | June 06, 2022
Following the purchase of One Login last year, One Identity, a pioneer in unified identity security, today announced additional advancements to its Unified Identity Security Platform. In addition to One Identity's best-in-class offerings in Identity Governance and Administration (IGA), Identity and Access Management (IAM), Privileged Access Management (PAM), and Active Directory Management and Security (ADMS), the incorporation of OneLogin to the platform allows organizations to transition from a factionalized to a holistic approach to identity security.
The inclusion of Safeguard Alchemy, a seamless on-boarding for PAM through One Identity's Starling platform, as well as device-level MFA, which offers the capability of secure MFA login access to devices, to the Unified Identity Security Platform. These new capabilities complement the platform's comprehensive analytics, as does a new passwordless auto-login function in One Identity's Safeguard product. Organizations can enable Zero Trust enforcement of access rights by ensuring the proper access permissions are provided throughout the company using a new entitlement right-sizing function.
“The acquisition of OneLogin last year was a critical step for us to be able to deliver a complete and unified security strategy to our customers. Traditional identity and access management tools manage environments in a disjointed manner, leading to identity sprawl — a fragmented and inefficient approach to identity security. One Identity is transforming the way its customers are able to manage and protect access to their most valuable assets — people, identities and data — with a now complete powerful suite of identity security solutions that help simplify access management, reduce IT costs, improve security, and enhance user experience.”
Bhagwat Swaroop, President and General Manager at One Identity
Customers can now safeguard Windows workstations with industry-standard multi-factor authentication (MFA), leverage system-level checks to improve cybersecurity, and close security gaps in a distributed workforce and infrastructure by utilizing a combination of two powerful MFA solutions from OneLogin and One Identity. This desktop level multi-factor authentication is one of the core characteristics that distinguishes One Identity from other identity and access management suppliers, allowing enterprises to expedite cloud migration and easily scale, protect, and manage identities.
The integration of OneLogin and One Identity Manager also provides customers with a centralized and mature IAM and IGA on-boarding and full identity lifecycle solution, including SSO and MFA that addresses enterprise provisioning, user self-service, approval workflows, user access attestation, user access termination, time-based access, and compliance reporting.
As security breaches become more common and cybersecurity requirements get more stringent, One Identity assists clients in their transition to a Zero Trust security approach. With the integration of OneLogin into One Identity's Single Identity Security Platform, the firm provides enterprises with an united picture of users, accounts, machine identities, and accounts, transforming businesses from fragmented to unified. This platform uses identity intelligence and analytics to provide cybersecurity professionals with a clear picture of their risk profile and the ability to take remedial steps as required.
ReliaQuest | June 17, 2022
ReliaQuest, a security operations force enhancer, announced today that it has joined the Microsoft Intelligent Security Association (MISA). MISA is an ecosystem of independent software manufacturers and managed security service providers that have linked their products to better guard against an ever-increasing number of threats.
"With digital transformation driving migration to Microsoft Azure, it becomes even more critical to have a unified view across an organization’s security infrastructure. Now, with added support for Microsoft Sentinel, Microsoft 365 and Microsoft Defender for Endpoint, ReliaQuest GreyMatter extends visibility across the Microsoft ecosystem. GreyMatter unifies detection, investigation and response to drive security effectiveness and cyber resilience, while allowing the customer to integrate Microsoft Security products at the pace that best suits their organization.”
Brian Foster, ReliaQuest Chief Product Officer
This partnership makes it simple for Microsoft clients to ingest data and automate activities across any vendor solution, whether on-premises or in one or more clouds. GreyMatter, in conjunction with extensive security operations knowledge, accelerates threat detection and response. This improves the efficiency of current investments, such as the correlation capabilities of Microsoft Sentinel and Microsoft Defender for Endpoint.
GreyMatter contextualizes threat research, aggregate customer knowledge, more than 40 open source and commercial security data sources to build a complete, actionable picture of present and upcoming risks. ReliaQuest will continue investing in GreyMatter's integration capabilities with the Microsoft 365 security suite, extending the ReliaQuest aim to "Make Security Possible."
Rob Lefferts, Corporate Vice President, Microsoft Defender said that, “Microsoft Intelligent Security Association members, like ReliaQuest, leverage Microsoft’s security products to better defend against cyber security threats with identity and access management, threat protection, information protection and security management.”
Foresite Cybersecurity | June 02, 2022
Foresite Cybersecurity, a leading cybersecurity and compliance provider, announced today that it is transitioning from technical services to a product-led Open XDR SaaS platform. The platform will provide a distinct edge for mid-market enterprises by allowing them to consolidate security data from several sources into a single spot to acquire a holistic view of their security and policy compliance maturity.
"Our strategy is to provide our customers with an open, extensible platform to enable them to understand their risk and compliance posture. The ProVision Open XDR platform will deliver on the single vision of our customers security posture, allowing not only discovery, response, and remediation, but also providing real-time risk and maturity scores."
Matt Gyde, Chairman and CEO of Foresite Cybersecurity
Mid-market organizations have battled for years to achieve adequate cybersecurity due to a lack of in-house experience or funding, with many not understanding where to start. The growing trend of remote employment has only made things more complicated.
Duane Shugars, Foresite Cybersecurity Chief Technology Officer said that "The market demanded an easier, more simplified model to be protected from cyberattacks and compliant to support business supply chain requirements. We are developing our Open XDR platform to easily absorb all log data, use advanced data science techniques, proprietary machine learning and natural language models, and supply chain illumination to simplify cybersecurity, maturity and compliance."
ProVision Open XDR is a cloud-native platform that will be available in Q3 2022 and will employ machine learning to enable insight across the whole IT ecosystem. In the case of an attack, the vendor-agnostic platform allows any cybersecurity technology in the customer's ecosystem, including firewalls, EDR, NDR, and many more, to monitor events, resulting in quicker remediation and reduced economic damage.