DATA SECURITY, ENTERPRISE SECURITY, SOFTWARE SECURITY
Beyond Identity | March 16, 2023
Beyond Identity, the industry leader in providing phishing-resistant, passwordless MFA, has announced the official launch of 'Zero Trust Authentication' as a subcategory of zero trust technology, along with the introduction of the Zero Trust Leadership series of events worldwide, which will be held throughout 2023.
Combining industry-leading security integrators and technologies, such as Beyond Identity, CrowdStrike, Palo Alto Networks, Optiv, World Wide Technology, BeyondTrust, Climb Channel SolutionsPing Identity, and Guidepoint Security will enable organizations to move toward secure authentication designed to improve the zero-trust strategies of the Fortune 5000.
Zero Trust Authentication was created in response to the failure of conventional authentication methods, a problem that has been compounded by the rise of cyberattacks. Implementing Zero Trust Authentication will enable businesses to surpass the constraints of legacy multi-factor authentication (MFA) and passwords and deploy more effective security strategies.
To achieve this, the Zero Trust Authentication strategy incorporates components like Beyond Identity's risk scoring and continuous authentication functionalities, which greatly increase the given level of security.
Tom Jermoluk, Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Beyond Identity, mentioned, "In working with leaders across the security ecosystem, it became apparent to us that the industry needs to formally bring identity and access management into the security fold to continuously deliver the highest level of security around users and devices."
(Source – Business Wire)
He added, "We are bringing together the leaders from the essential technology categories to ensure authentication decisions are risk based and continuously informed with signals from the wealth of existing cybersecurity tooling. Through close technology collaboration and now go-to-market collaboration in this Zero Trust Leadership series, we are delivering strong authentication built for an 'always on' zero trust world coupled with the practical advice and best practices so that enterprises can finally close identity and access management vulnerabilities."
(Source – Business Wire)
About Beyond Identity
Beyond Identity is redefining digital access for companies seeking to enhance protection against cyber assaults and provide the greatest levels of security for their customers, employees, and developers. The company's phishing-resistant, passwordless, and Zero Trust Authentication technologies enhance both security and the user experience.
The platform provides continuous risk-based authentication that incorporates signals from the zero-trust ecosystem to guarantee that only valid users and secure devices get or keep access to vital resources. Snowflake, Roblox, and Unqork rely on Beyond Identity's highly accessible cloud-native platform to deter assaults and advance their zero-trust strategy.
PLATFORM SECURITY, SOFTWARE SECURITY, CLOUD SECURITY
Prnewswire | May 25, 2023
Keeper Security, the leading provider of cloud-based zero-trust and zero-knowledge cybersecurity software protecting passwords, secrets, connections and privileged access, today announced the launch of password rotation, a new feature that allows organizations to securely rotate service accounts and other privileged credentials on-demand or on an automated schedule. Keeper's new password rotation capability enables organizations to automate the changing and resetting of system credentials including Active Directory service accounts, Azure AD accounts, AWS IAM accounts, SSH keys, database passwords, Windows local users, Linux users, Mac users and more.
Password rotation is the latest enhancement to Keeper's next-generation Privileged Access Management (PAM) solution. Recognized as the 2023 Gold Winner by the Cybersecurity Excellence Awards and named Most Comprehensive PAM Solution by the Global Infosec Awards, KeeperPAM is revolutionizing privileged access management by providing comprehensive PAM capabilities including enterprise-grade password, secrets and connection management in one unified platform. With the addition of automated password rotation, KeeperPAM's capabilities continue to grow.
KeeperPAM was designed to address the cybersecurity industry's growing demand for modern solutions that are cost-effective, easy to implement and engaging for end users. Keeper's recent Privileged Access Management Survey: User Insights on Cost & Complexity revealed that more than half of all IT and security leaders (56%) have tried to deploy a traditional PAM solution but never fully implemented it. Of those, a staggering 92% said it was because the solution was too complex.
Unlike traditional PAM solutions, Keeper's Password Rotation architecture is managed through the cloud-based vault and admin console interface, with a lightweight component that's installed in the customer's cloud and on-prem environment, called the Keeper Gateway service. The Gateway service and Keeper's new multi-cloud routing infrastructure does not require security teams to make any firewall changes, and it uses native protocols for implementing rotation.
"Administrative passwords must be updated regularly and automatically to reduce the risk of password-based breaches and cyberattacks. Traditional PAM tools with password rotation capabilities are often expensive and difficult to deploy," said Craig Lurey, CTO and co-founder of Keeper Security. "This leaves organizations that cannot afford or have never fully deployed those solutions vulnerable. We are excited to help minimize this risk with an affordable, modern and elegant solution that protects every user and every device in an organization."
Password rotation enables customers to:
Automatically rotate credentials for machines, service accounts and user accounts across their infrastructure, and schedule rotations to occur at any time or on-demand.
Perform post-rotation actions such as restarting services or running other applications as needed.
Securely store all credentials in the Keeper Vault, and control and audit access to credentials.
Log all actions to Keeper's Advanced Reporting and Alerts Module (ARAM) and third party SIEM providers.
Create compliance reporting on shared privileged accounts.
Password Rotation through KeeperPAM is available through the web vault, desktop app for Windows/Mac/Linux and the admin console. The feature enables admins to seamlessly manage rotation for users and records, create gateways, configure cloud environments and enforce least-privilege access. Password Rotation as part of KeeperPAM supports Keeper's zero-knowledge, zero-trust architecture, which always encrypts and decrypts data at the local device level.
About Keeper Security
Keeper Security is transforming cybersecurity for organizations around the world with next-generation privileged access management. Keeper's zero-trust and zero-knowledge cybersecurity solutions are FedRAMP and StateRAMP Authorized, FIPS 140-2 validated, as well as SOC 2 and ISO 27001 certified. Keeper deploys in minutes, not months, and seamlessly integrates with any tech stack to prevent breaches, reduce help desk costs and ensure compliance. Trusted by thousands of organizations to protect every user on every device, Keeper is the industry leader for best-in-class password management, secrets management, privileged access, secure remote access and encrypted messaging. Learn more at KeeperSecurity.com.
ENTERPRISE SECURITY, PLATFORM SECURITY, SOFTWARE SECURITY
BigID | March 17, 2023
BigID, the leading platform for data security, compliance, privacy, and governance, today introduced purpose-built AI and ML-based data discovery and classification capabilities designed to quickly and easily detect secrets across enterprise data and reduce risk from potential data breaches and leaks.
Secrets - including as API keys, tokens, usernames and passwords, and security certificates - are commonly shared, cloned, and distributed across enterprise data environments as a means for better collaboration and efficiency. Unfortunately, the proliferation of secrets across these environments increases the attack surface and quickly raises security risks. Data containing secrets can inadvertently get pushed into production, while other secrets can be exposed to internal and external bad actors.
With BigID's native secrets detection capabilities, organizations can:
Scan for secrets across the entire software development ecosystem including GitLab, GitHub, Jira, Confluence, Powershell scripts, Slack, and hundreds of other data sources across the environment
Detect secrets faster and more accurately using patented AI and ML-based data classification techniques
Proactively protect secrets with streamlined and automated remediation to continually mitigate the threat of exposure
"Secrets-in-code remains one of the most overlooked vulnerabilities in security, despite being a priority target in some of the biggest breaches of late," said Tyler Young, CISO at BigID. "BigID's purpose-built AI and ML-based data discovery and classification give security teams speed and confidence to protect secrets from unwanted exposure so they don't become another headline."
BigID enables organizations to know their enterprise data and take action for data-centric security, privacy, compliance and governance. Customers deploy BigID to proactively discover, manage, protect, and get more value from their regulated, sensitive, and personal data across their data landscape. BigID has been recognized for its data intelligence innovation as a 2019 World Economic Forum Technology Pioneer, named to the 2021 Forbes Cloud 100, the 2021 Inc 5000 as the #19th fastest growing company and #1 in Security, the 2021 and 2022 Deloitte 500, and an RSA Innovation Sandbox winner.