DATA SECURITY, PLATFORM SECURITY, SOFTWARE SECURITY
1Password | March 09, 2023
1Password, the frontrunner in human-centric security and privacy, recently announced the launch of Unlock with Single Sign-On (SSO). Now, enterprise customers can unlock their 1Password accounts using Okta with Duo and Azure AD to follow in the coming months. With deeper integrations into existing IT workflows, Unlock with SSO enables IT teams to improve their security posture while minimizing the everyday difficulties and stress associated with employee logins.
Steve Won, Chief Product Officer at 1Password, said, "Securing employees at scale is no small task. At 1Password, we believe that the foundation of enterprise security is secure employees, and we're driven by the principle that the safe thing must be easy by default." He added, "SSO plays a central role in enterprise security. Unlock with SSO was designed with a trusted device model, so that even if a user's identity provider credentials are compromised, 1Password ensures attackers won't be able to access customers' vault."
(Source – Cision PR Newswrie)
In a Total Economic Impact (TEI) study commissioned and published by 1Password, Forrester Consulting revealed that a composite organization comprised of companies with experience using 1Password experienced a 206% return on investment (ROI) and a benefit of $1.3 million over three years. Unlock with SSO enhances employee and IT efficiency and productivity, where the return on investment is most evident.
Unlock with SSO is intended to integrate with existing workflows and assist organizations in securing their employees across any authentication process of their choosing. Fully integrated solutions, such as 1Password, consolidate authentication in a single location to complete the security architecture of a company.
Founded in 2005, 1Password is the market leader in human-centric security and privacy to keep people safe at work and at home. Its solution is designed from the ground up to enable everyone, regardless of their degree of technical expertise, to traverse the digital world without fear or difficulty. 1Password safeguards the most sensitive data of millions of individuals and families worldwide, enabling consumers and companies to accomplish more in less time – with security and privacy as a guarantee. The company's award-winning credentials management security technology is reshaping the face of authentication and is trusted by over 100,000 organizations, including IBM, Slack, Shopify, Snowflake, and Under Armour.
INFOSEC PROJECT MANAGEMENT,PLATFORM SECURITY,SOFTWARE SECURITY
NowSecure | January 03, 2023
NowSecure, the leader in standards-based mobile app security and privacy software, announced the introduction of its latest solution, NowSecure Mobile Pen Testing as a Service (PTaaS), which will bridge the gap between manual and automated mobile security assessments for continuous security.
NowSecure PTaaS is designed to provide mobile developers and security teams with a more cost-effective and efficient pen testing solution. The solution combines periodic expert manual assessments with continuous automated testing to optimize comprehensive coverage at a higher frequency. With this combination, the all-inclusive portal and service can instantly discover concerns early in the developer pipeline, provide consulting help to repair security issues promptly, and accelerate the release of high-quality software into production.
As organizations struggle with tightening budgets in conjunction with an increased threat of mobile cyber assaults, there is an industry demand for a cost-effective, higher-coverage, higher-frequency, mobile AppSec testing solution.
"According to Coalfire and NowSecure's 4th Annual Penetration Risk Report, 99% of mobile applications pose security or privacy threats."
By integrating NowSecure's latest offering, Mobile PTaaS, CISOs and security leaders can optimize their budget for penetration testing while prioritizing continuous, comprehensive security testing. The NowSecure Mobile PTaaS cloud-based platform, built on tens of thousands of pen tests and over 12 years of mobile application security experience, provides a comprehensive set of automatic, continuous, and manual assessments, including:
Expert pen testing periodically depending on the specific demand and timeline
On-demand and continuous security testing is built into the CD/CI and dev toolchains
Automatic ticket generation with incorporated remedial resources
Consultation with an experienced pen tester on remediation
Optional industry standard(s) certifications and validations
All-in-one SAST, IAST, DAST, APISec, and SBOM
Simple-to-use dedicated SaaS platform
A Chicago-based mobile security company, NowSecure safeguards the worldwide mobile app economy as the leading authority in standards-based mobile application privacy and security automation. The company is trusted by the most demanding enterprises for its comprehensive security testing solution package for DevSecOps, mobile app supply-chain monitoring, Pen Testing as a Service (PTaaS), professional mobile pen testing, and training courseware.
NowSecure actively contributes to and supports the open-source mobile security community, industry standards, and certifications such as ADA MASA, OWASP MASVS, NIAP, ioXt, and others. The firm is SOC 2-certified and has been recognized by Gartner, IDC, TAG Cyber, and Deloitte Fast 500.
PLATFORM SECURITY, SOFTWARE SECURITY, WEB SECURITY TOOLS
ThreatLocker | February 07, 2023
ThreatLocker®, an endpoint security technology pioneer, recently announced the launch of ThreatLocker Ops, a community-driven threat detection tool, at Zero Trust World. This new product helps administrators detect attempted intrusions or system vulnerabilities.
Ops is a policy-driven system that determines good or bad behavior based on ThreatLocker agent data. This information may be used to notify IT administrators of attempted attacks or to initiate measures to harden an environment utilizing other platform components. The Ops platform also integrates with ThreatLocker's new community, which allows similar firms to publish policies that are pertinent to their business, allowing for information exchange and a more comprehensive set of alerts.
With tighter security controls, reduced agent fatigue, and minimal overhead on personal computers, Ops reduces dependency on other IT resources.
ThreatLocker further announced the incorporation of the Third Wall plug-in into its zero trust platform. This announcement followed Third Wall's acquisition last November.
The sophisticated configurations manager for Windows consists of 58 lockdown policies and emergency actions to widen the scope of ransomware prevention and assure user compliance with HIPAA, PCI, NIST, and GDPR.
The latest additions to ThreatLocker comply with several government regulations on the use of Zero Trust strategies to counter current threats.
ThreatLocker will offer its new products to existing and new partners. Currently, it secures over a million endpoints worldwide.
Founded in 2017, ThreatLocker is an endpoint security technology pioneer driving the cybersecurity industry toward a more secure way of preventing unexpected application vulnerabilities. Its ThreatLocker Control Suite integrates solutions for RingfencingTM, Application Whitelisting, Storage Control, and Elevation Control to simplify security. ThreatLocker’s powerful suite of security tools are designed to provide everyone from enterprises to government agencies to academic institutions complete control over which apps operate on their networks. The company is headquartered in Maitland, Florida and has been recognized as one of the most efficient cyber security solutions.