Identity management and information security news for the week of September 2; Updates to Blumira, Dashlane, LastPass and more


The editors of Solutions Review curated this list of the most notable identity management and information security news for the week of September 2. This curated list includes identity and information security vendors such as Blumira, Dashlane, LastPass, and more.

Keeping tabs on all the most relevant identity management and information security news can be a daunting task. Accordingly, our editorial team aims to provide a summary of the top headlines from the past month, in this space. Solutions Review editors will curate news on vendor products, mergers and acquisitions, venture capital funding, talent acquisition, and other notable identity management and security news stories some information.

News of the week of September 2 on identity management and information security

Blumira Launches New MSP Portal to Automate and Streamline Security

Blumira, a leading cybersecurity provider of automated threat detection and response technology, announced the launch of new product features specific to Managed Service Providers (MSPs), including a new MSP Portal, enhancements to products for MSP offerings and an educational partner marketing kit. These resources help automate, streamline and further support MSPs as they manage the IT and security of their small and medium business (SMB) customers in an increasingly challenging threat landscape.

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Dashlane Launches In-Browser Passkey Product Ahead of Apple Event

Password management provider Dashlane has announced the introduction of built-in passkey support in its password manager, unveiling an in-browser passkey solution to help solve the password problem. stolen/abused passwords. The launch comes as the era of ‘passwordless authentication’ draws closer, with tech giants Apple, Google and Microsoft set to bring it to millions of smartphone and computer users. devices in accordance with the recommendations of the Fast Identity Online Alliance (FIDO).

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One Identity strengthens its management team to capitalize on its market leadership

Reinforcing its position as the global leader in unified identity security, One Identity has announced the appointment of three experienced industry leaders: Tat Ng, Darren Thomson and Ken Evans. They bring with them a wealth of knowledge in cybersecurity, SaaS and enterprise software to accelerate the growth of One Identity. These appointments allow One Identity to continue to meet the ever-increasing demands brought about by the proliferation of identities.

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Nelnet Servicing Breach exposes data from 2.5 million student loan accounts

The data of more than 2.5 million people with student loans from the Oklahoma Student Loan Authority (OSLA) and EdFinancial has been exposed after hackers broke into the systems of technology service provider Nelnet Servicing. Nelnet Servicing’s technology services, including a web portal, are used by OSLA and EdFinancial to provide online access for students to view their loan accounts. Although Nelnet says it blocked the cyberattack as soon as the breach was detected, a subsequent investigation on August 17, 2022 determined that some student loan account registration information could have been accessed.

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Token appoints Rommel De La Cruz as CFO

Token, a provider of secure and portable authentication solutions, announced the appointment of Rommel De La Cruz as the company’s Chief Financial Officer. De La Cruz’s decades of experience will support Token’s rapid growth in bringing its disruptive solution to a market that desperately needs an effective way to stop ransomware and data breaches. The uncontrolled spread of ransomware leads to destructive consequences for data breach victims, with over 60% of SMBs failing after a successful attack. The number of victims doubled year over year and the average loss also doubled to over $1 million per victim.

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SecureAuth Announces Next-Gen Passwordless Continuous Authentication Platform

SecureAuth, an access management and authentication provider, announced the general availability of Arculix, a next-generation continuous authentication and access management platform. Driven by SecureAuth’s patented risk-based behavioral modeling engine, Arculix offers end users a frictionless, password-free digital journey. The platform considers the level of assurance of a user, device, and browser trust-based identity that uses artificial intelligence and machine learning (AI/ML) to determine abnormal behaviors. Arculix enables organizations to accelerate their Zero Trust initiatives by ensuring the right digital identities have the right amount of access to the right resources while improving user experience by eliminating the need to require users to re-authenticate multiple times. occasions. It can be deployed as a standalone identity provider or can extend other identity providers, such as Microsoft, if the customer chooses to leverage their existing primary identity provider but needs to implement continuous authentication based on more advanced risks.

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CyberArk Wins SC 2022 Award for Best Identity Management Solution

CyberArk, a global leader in identity security, announced that it won the 2022 SC Award for Best Identity Management Solution. The SC Awards program is the most prestigious and competitive program in cybersecurity, recognizing solutions, organizations and individuals that drive innovation and success in information security. Built for the dynamic enterprise, CyberArk’s Identity Security Platform enables secure access for any identity from anywhere to the broadest range of resources or environments. Centered on intelligent privilege controls, the platform meets the widest range of identity security requirements, all from a single administration portal with unified auditing and detection and a continuous response to threats.

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Flashpoint approved as a DOD SkillBridge provider

Flashpoint, an actionable intelligence solutions platform, announced that it is now an authorized provider of the Department of Defense (DOD) SkillBridge program, which provides Service members with valuable work experience through training and internships in industry. As part of the SkillBridge program, Flashpoint will host active-duty U.S. service members for skilled job training for 90 to 180 days. Placement within the Flashpoint organization may be based on any open position within the company, given the appropriate experience, interest, availability and training ability. Opportunities at Flashpoint for service members through the SkillBridge program will range from entry-level to leadership roles and span the entire organization in the areas of incident response, penetration testing , threat hunting, threat intelligence, malware analysis, reverse engineering, and more. The DOD SkillBridge program allows Service members to add real-world work experience to their resume, explore their career interests, and help transition into the workforce during the last 180 days of their service.

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LastPass attack: LastPass confirms attackers stole source code

On Thursday, August 25, LastPass began notifying its users of a “recent security incident” in which an “unauthorized party” used a compromised developer account to access portions of its password manager source code. password and “certain LastPass proprietary technical information”. In a letter to its users, the company’s CEO, Karim Toubba, explains that his investigation did not reveal evidence of access to user data or encrypted passwords. Toubba goes on to explain that the company has “implemented additional enhanced security measures” after containing the breach, which it detected two weeks ago. The company wouldn’t comment on how long the breach lasted before it was detected.

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