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April 15, 2014

Active Directory Is Dead: 3 Reasons

“These days, Active Directory smells gangrenous to innovative companies born in the cloud and connecting customers, employees, and partners across devices at light speed.”

April 11, 2014

Heartbleed: 4 Steps You Need to Follow Now

“Focus on what data is stored or transacted through each website that you use that has been affected including whether they contain sensitive data like payment information or medical records.”

April 3, 2014

Third Parties and Identity Management – Welcome to the World of Marketing

“Marketing teams have many options for managing their activities around social media, website administration and analytics. David Meyer of OneLogin contemplates whether company security policies are being followed and how IT can get involved in managing risks.”

March 21, 2014

Identity vendors extend roles in mobile and cloud

“Because SAML was designed to be used in a web environment, the process works less well with native mobile applications, which have to pop up some browser code to handle the SAML authentication. Napps will remove that clunky step from the process and reduce the risk of phishing attacks.” – Thomas Pedersen.

February 26, 2014

SAML now the ID security choice for SaaS vendors

The Security Assertion Markup Language (SAML) has worked its way into the hearts and minds of SaaS providers to such an extent that it is now the dominant form of end user identity management.

February 26, 2014

97% of SaaS vendors use SAML-based single sign-on

Widespread adoption of SAML standards by SaaS vendors for single sign-on identity management, in response to customer demands for fast, simple and secure employee, customer and partner access to applications in their environments.

February 24, 2014

Survey Shows: SaaS Vendors Ditch User Names and Passwords, Adopt SAML in Droves

These findings speak volumes: SAML is stronger than ever and its momentum is fueled by the realization that the standard provides a massive security boost by enabling enterprises to more easily control access to their sensitive data.

February 18, 2014

Time For A Rethink: Managing Identity In A Cloudy World

Traditional approaches to security have lost their value. Without control over access, any disgruntled employee can get online, sign into a cloud application and download whatever data they find after they have left the company.

February 13, 2014

OneLogin CEO Eyes Rival Okta in Cloud Single Sign-On

OneLogin provides secure access to a huge range of applications so the right people can get to the right services without fuss or compromise, thanks to catalogued pre-integration.

February 7, 2014

SSO Gets More Responsibilities

As well as just taking control of how an employee logs into a business system, and then what applications they are allowed to log in to and use, it is stretching its remit to cover the provisioning of services once they are logged in, taking over an often tedious admin task from the IT department.

February 6, 2014

OneLogin launches new UK and European service for cloud identity management

The new offering is aimed at helping provide customers with a service that meets European data residency and compliance standards, as well as meeting any locational preference requirements.

February 6, 2014

OneLogin targets EU data protection identity management sweetspot

Customers can host their user identities within the EU service provider data centres separately from their existing US based service, providing local hosting that conforms to part of the developing EU data protection guidelines.

January 24, 2014

CNN social media accounts hacked by Syrian Electronic Army

This is another reminder that organizations should think about their access control and password policies, otherwise there is the potential for attacks to be successful.

Janaury 13, 2014

Syrian Electronic Army Hacks Could Have Easily Been Avoided

Social media apps have proliferated, and it’s critical that any organization – especially larger organizations with distributed internal and external users – lock down access to any and all applications.

Janaury 9, 2014

The Future of Cloud

Senior figures in the industry to come together to debate the future of cloud computing in a round table.

December 16, 2013

Reclaiming Unused Cloud Subsciptions

Last month the BSA released a paper aimed at helping organizations ‘Navigate the cloud’. The core message was that in a cloud era, Software Asset Management is more important than ever.

December 11, 2013

Manage App Log-ons and Authorizations Via the Cloud

Gartner expects the IDaaS market segment to grow. At the end of last year, researchers estimate, the market was worth $180 million, with it expected to reach $265 million by the end of this year.

December 1, 2013

Identity and the Cloud – Make the Most of IT
By Thomas Pedersen, CEO and Co-founder of OneLogin

For the CIO, the openness of the cloud appears to be both a challenge and an opportunity.

November 13, 2013

OneLogin secures Series B – Startup50 interview with CEO and Charles River Ventures VC

For many organizations, in order to use cloud services they need to solve identity management. It’s that simple.
Devdutt Yellurkar, Charles River Ventures

October 30, 2013

From Copenhagen To The Valley – OneLogin’s Journey

OneLogin recently raised $13M in its series B funding round, and is increasingly seen as one of the hot companies in the space. I wanted to dive into the journey OneLogin has taken.

October 16, 2013

8 players to watch in the emerging cloud single sign on market

OneLogin and Okta tend to top the list when I talk to analysts and businesses about cloud identity management… (OneLogin) touts its free tier as an easy way for businesses to get started and try it out.

October 11, 2013

‘Cloud First’ policy must manage shadow IT security risks

IT reformers in central government say that cloud-based solutions should be your first choice when it comes to technology provision. However, don’t let the risk of shadow IT spoil your approach, warns Dan Power of cloud firm OneLogin.

October 3, 2013

OneLogin Picks Up $13 Million to Manage Online Corporate Identities

Launched in 2010 by two brothers, Thomas Pedersen and Christian Pedersen, the company claims more than 12 million users at more than 700 companies ranging from young technology startups like Dropbox Inc. to established companies like AAA. News Corp, which owns VentureWire publisher Dow Jones & Co., is also a customer.

October 2, 2013

OneLogin gets $13M to push easier identity management, logins

OneLogin, an enterprise identity and access management (IAM) specialist, has $13 million in fresh Series B funding to build out its service around the world and to staff up. The company claims customers including AAA, DropBox, Pandora, Pinterest, Tumblr, Uber, Yammer, Netflix, PBS, Conde Nast, News Corp., and SteelCase.

October 2, 2013

OneLogin CEO: Our freemium model will help us against Okta and Ping

I’m drawn to the freemium approach,’ said Mamoon Hamid, general partner at The Social+Capital. The model has worked well for other companies he’s invested in like Box and Yammer and so far has been a good growth driver for OneLogin, he said.

October 2, 2013

OneLogin raises $13 million for identity management

Software to help companies simplify logging into the myriad computer systems used in modern business is a growth industry. One San Francisco-based competitor in the space, OneLogin, a maker of identity management software, has raised a $13 million Series B round of venture capital led by the Social+Capital Partnership with prior investor Charles River Ventures also participating.

September 03, 2013

A User’s View on BYOD Security

Before employees can access data through their mobile devices, an employee profile is created and hosted on the network that stores information identifying each device. We control overall access to our applications through the deployment of OneLogin

August 19, 2013

Logging on to the Cloud Creates Complexity and Opportunities

OneLogin also has that ultimate proof of enterprise seriousness – customers. There are 700 in total, with better-known names including News Corporation, NetFlix, Pinterest, Concur, Livestrong and Condé Nast.

August 8, 2013

From Gort to Two-Factor Authentication: How to Avoid Security Havoc

Identity management as a service (IDaaS) vendors include OneLogin and others. These services promise and mostly deliver on freeing corporate help desks from constantly trying to untangle passwords, resetting stolen passwords, dealing with a mobile workforce, which is often operating in different time zones, and responding to sudden emergencies.

August 7, 2013

The problem with Twitter’s new two-factor sign-on

Twitter has announced some welcome enhancements to its two-factor authentication. However, the problem for enterprises is that relying on multi-factor authentication enforcement at the application level gets annoying very quickly for users.

August 1, 2013

Reed gets ready for the mobile office

The old alternative would have been to give everyone 15-20 user IDs and passwords. The management overhead would have been very hard. OneLogin was the first contract I signed.

July 22, 2013

Steelcase, furnishing the cloud

Steelcase uses cloud-based access management platform OneLogin to give all these users single sign-on (SSO) access to their cloud applications. All four Active Directory instances are synchronized in real-time with OneLogin to ensure that up-to-date user access rights are always enforced.

July 16, 2013

Cloud apps drift into focus

You have to find the balance between convenience and security. The only way you can provide security these days is through convenience, because if you don’t make it convenient for employees, they’ll find another way to do it on their phones, because technology is everywhere.

July 12, 2013

Critical Mass: One Key Opens Many Doors

OneLogin changed the way IT is perceived at Critical Mass. In one stroke, IT ceased being about control and more about enablement. Access was now streamlined, automated, and policy-driven.

July 09, 2013

Netflix dumps Exchange, other on-premise software in cloud-first strategy

Companies like Netflix like single sign on solutions like OneLogin because they can dramatically reduce the number of calls to IT for help recovering passwords. Provisioning users can also get easier as can revoking access.

June 24, 2013

Identity management key to browser-based IT strategy

Technology decisions have come mainly from putting people at the centre of Reed.co.uk’s requirements. OneLogin provides us with a complete access audit trail and has enabled the IT team to streamline the management of user identities and access requests for all applications.

June 19, 2013

Reed.co.uk secures move to the cloud with OneLogin identity management

The technology team at Reed.co.uk, the UK’s #1 job site, selected OneLogin to manage user identities and access to its portfolio of cloud-based apps including SAP BusinessByDesign, Google Apps, Salesforce.com and Jive Software.

May 22, 2013

Dropbox Adopts Single Sign-On Technology

When a company like Dropbox jumps on the SAML bandwagon, it becomes a significant validation that cloud application security and ease of use can be mutually reinforcing… IT departments and end users both win.

May 20, 2013

5 Hot Cloud Apps to Boost Your IT Department’s Efficiency and Productivity

One of the exciting things about being the CTO of OneLogin is that I’m constantly learning about fantastic cloud applications to boost IT performance and security. There are now cloud applications for IT teams of every size and focus.

May 8, 2013

Calligo Partners with OneLogin to Deliver “The Offshore Cloud”

Calligo, the most technically advanced and comprehensive offshore cloud service provider, today announced a partnership with OneLogin to deliver single sign-on for its CalligoCloud users.

April 23, 2013

Dropbox’s SAML Adoption Marks a Milestone in Cloud App Security

When a company like Dropbox jumps on the SAML bandwagon, it becomes a significant validation that cloud application security and ease of use can be mutually reinforcing. IT departments and end users both win.

April 5, 2013

SaaS tools step up to fill identity management void

Pandora relies on cloud applications like Salesforce.com for customer relationship management (CRM), human resources and financial applications, Box for storage, and OneLogin for IAM, a switch after it initially selected Okta.

April 1, 2013

12 Questions for Cloud Identity Management

As we reach this tipping point in cloud adoption, it’s important for IT pros to ask the right questions of cloud identity management providers. Here are 12 of the most critical…

March 15, 2013

Loose network security policies invite insider hacking

There’s so much attention being paid to the threat of sophisticated cyber attacks, and here’s yet another security breach that simply came down to bad password hygiene,” says Thomas Pedersen, CEO of OneLogin.

February 26, 2013

OneLogin Announces 12 Millionth Licensed User

On the heels of the launch of its UK operations and recently ranked highest in Network World Magazine’s review of tools to automate the logins of enterprise applications and improve password complexity, OneLogin’s entirely cloud-based identity management service is eclipsing legacy vendors like IBM, Computer Associates, Oracle and Microsoft.

February 26, 2013

The Enterprise’s Problem in the Cloud: Employees

The cloud is a huge issue for CIOs and enterprise decision-makers, and OneLogin’s study makes clear that the time to take action is now.

February 25, 2013

Marketers Rise To The Cloud Challenge

There is a need to manage all the different cloud capabilities and interconnect everything within a single architecture… An organization must build efficiency and security into the cloud platform.

February 20, 2013

A New Approach to Identity Management

In addition to an authentication puzzle piece, there also has to be a puzzle piece that handles cloud service account provisioning and, ideally, de-provisioning.

February 05, 2013

We’re all in this together – why IT and business should be as one

When ‘shadow IT’ moves out of the shadows into the mainstream, it’s time for a new set of priorities. It would start to put a ban on the term ‘shadow IT’ and work out a new way of ensuring that IT and lines of business work together.

February 05, 2013

Cloud Adoption Practices Raising Concerns Around Identity Management, Governance and Complexity

This survey demonstrated that 2013 will be a tipping point in cloud adoption. With enterprises rapidly turning to cloud apps, the inherent risks in practices like using unsanctioned apps or sharing passwords on sticky notes need to be addressed, and quickly, said Thomas Pedersen, chief executive officer of OneLogin.

February 04, 2013

OneLogin survey notes the two-edged sword of cloud apps

This survey demonstrated that 2013 will be a tipping point in cloud adoption,” said Thomas Pedersen, CEO of OneLogin. “With enterprises rapidly turning to cloud apps, the inherent risks in practices like using unsanctioned apps or sharing passwords on sticky notes need to be addressed, and quickly.

February 01, 2013

Identity and access management in the cloud

The growing prevalence of shadow IT caused by BYOD and remote working is making an existing security problem much worse: how do you protect an increasing number of passwords used for an increasing number of cloud applications?

Janaury 31, 2013

IAM newbie chases Google Apps and Salesforce partners

OneLogin will be channel focused in the UK and Pederson said partners should have a degree of understanding of the cloud, perhaps specialising in cloud applications such as Google Apps, Salesforce, Netsuite, Workday or ServiceNow.

Janaury 31, 2013

More Proof That Shadow IT is a Growing Issue

While security is a complex and difficult subject – password security should not – single sign-on, integration with enterprise systems of record and the ability to collaborate with external parties around application should be the starting point for organizations and not some pie-in-the-sky aspirational goal.

Janaury 31, 2013

Ten people you must talk to at Cloud Expo

OneLogin is launching in the UK… It is recruiting partners to sell identity management alongside SaaS applications – traditional identity management solutions don’t tend to cover these apps, so there is a market opportunity for resellers that are selling SaaS to their customers.

Janaury 31, 2013

Seven out of ten organizations are running cloud applications not “officially” sanctioned by IT

While the survey finds cost control as the major impetus to adopt cloud applications (17 percent say so), speed of application deployment (14 percent) and mobile access (13 percent) also rate as reasons to go to cloud.

Janaury 29, 2013

Global brand manager deploys cloud login tool to access clients’ Facebook and Twitter

(OneLogin is) being used for access to everything we use – both our internal systems, of which there are about eight or nine, but more importantly to the hundreds of different applications used by our clients.

Janaury 28, 2013

Security a Rising Concern for Cloud-Based Application Usage

(OneLogin) survey indicates unsafe password management continues to be a challenge, as is the usage of applications not sanctioned by the company.

Janaury 28, 2013

Survey: 71% of Organizations Using Unsanctioned Cloud Apps

Cloud adoption is on the rise, but according to the results of a survey conducted by OneLogin, there are a lot of naughty end users out there. As 78 percent of organizations surveyed said they planned to increase the number of cloud apps they have in 2013, 71 percent admitted to using unsanctioned apps.

January 15, 2013

OneLogin Says Integration is Key to Success for Cloud-Based SSO, Identity and Access Management

OneLogin’s cloud-based platform, offers a range of support services that can aggregate security and access features for just about any way a user will access apps or data – on-premise, web, cloud, SaaS or mobile.

January 10, 2013

A CMO’s Guide to Managing Cloud Apps

Almost every marketing department uses cloud applications as well as services from public Web sites that offer a variety of login methods. Cloud-based identity management is a great way to secure these applications and partner with IT, but without slowing down your ability to get work done quickly.

January 02, 2013

Growing confidence in cloud security

To unify the authentication and provisioning process for both cloud and on premises applications, (AAA NCNU) is now going to move to the OneLogin cloud service. That way the 2,300 employees in its 100 offices can gain authorized single sign-on access to any of these applications, whether cloud or on premises.

December 17, 2012

Network World Lab Test Reviews 8 Leading IAM and Cloud SSO Vendors and Ranks OneLogin as #1

OneLogin was flexible, had great app and browser support, and handled sign-ons for the widest variety of situations. The directory integration is very easy to setup, the documentation is awesome, and you can easily create custom app connectors.

December 7, 2012

Best New iPad Apps: OneLogin is BYOD Done Right

OneLogin’s iPad app makes things easier for enterprise workers shifting from their desktop to tablets and saves users immeasurable amounts of time.

October 25, 2012

OneLogin Provides Search Across Cloud Apps

Employees at cloud-centric enterprises have to navigate a variety of cloud applications every day, yet they are unable to search across these applications with Google-like searchability, Thomas Pedersen, founder and CEO of OneLogin, said.

October 23, 2012

Single Sign-On Simplifies Security

[Cloud Search] looked pretty slick, with very fast real-time search results across sites … without having to index the content on the various Websites or make use of an on-premises appliance like the ones you can buy from Google.

October 22, 2012

OneLogin Federated Cloud Search Goes Across Public Clouds

A new tool from OneLogin aims to solve a problem that has been plaguing companies since they first started putting data and applications on public clouds.

October 18, 2012

OneLogin Launches Cross-Application Search

The rationale is simple – traditional enterprise search has involved the ingestion of disparate data from different applications into a central data warehouse within which search could occur. Obviously this introduced a time lag, as well as a disconnect between search results and the actual applications themselves.

October 11, 2012

Salesforce Identity: 3 Key Challenges Ahead

Salesforce Identity is the perfect validation of what we’ve known for a long time, that cloud-based identity is not only a critical solution today, but will be even more so as larger numbers of enterprises move to the cloud.

September 24, 2012

Securing The Keys To The Cloud

I didn’t really focus on vendors’ assurances as much as I did on my own research to verify the security of cloud providers, says CIO Yousuf Khan…Hult International Business School uses security tools such as an identity and access management application from OneLogin.

September 19, 2012

Why mobile devices need single sign-on technologies

Because OneLogin was designed with native iPad browser functionality, users can toggle back and forth among mobile apps. This is ideal for sales reps, who need to switch quickly among programs while on the go.

August 21, 2012

Security Snags Loom Over Social Login

OneLogin CEO Thomas Pederesen weighs in on the inherent weaknesses of using social single sign-on for business applications.

August 17, 2012

OneLogin for iPad simplifies access to cloud-based apps

The goal of the App is to provide a secure way to access your organization’s cloud-based applications with a single sign-on. But it doesn’t stop there.

July 27, 2012

SSO and iPad: A Combo that Addresses Growing Market Needs

The IAM market is in a state of disruption as identity, protection, and trust are all intertwined at the core of any successful cloud strategy.

July 18, 2012

iPad App Allows Single Sign-On For Enterprise Apps

Netflix doesn’t need to secure employee-owned iPads. Instead, it can just offer the OneLogin app for when iOS users want to get work done.

July 18, 2012

OneLogin Introduces Enterprise Single Login App for iPad

…This marriage between OneLogin and Apple was inevitable from a business standpoint.

July 18, 2012

OneLogin Launches Identity Management for iPad

To give a boost to iPad security, OneLogin uses the company’s multi-factor authentication that already ties into security partners’ products. Not a bad idea, considering the number of executives bringing iPads into the office and telling their IT departments to ‘make it work.’

July 16, 2012

Will tech industry ever fix passwords?

To handle its sprawling identity challenge, Netflix turned to OneLogin, which provides cloud-based SSO services. OneLogin ties into Netflix’s Active Directory, so its employees no longer have to worry about multiple passwords for multiple services.

July 12, 2012

Free iPad app for secure enterprise-level single sign-on, really?

What we obviously need here is a free iPad app for secure enterprise-level single sign-on. Could OneLogin’s eponymously named OneLogin for iPad be the solution we are looking for?

June 14, 2012

Lessons For CIOs From The LinkedIn Password Hack

OneLogin CEO Thomas Pedersen tells Forbes what lessons CIOs can learn from the LinkedIn hack.

May 16, 2012

A OneLogin Update

The cloud SSO space is an interesting one to watch. OneLogin is well placed in all of this and I’m looking forward to seeing them grow in the months and years ahead.

March 27, 2012

Netflix uses lots of cloud services — but don’t call it ‘NoOps’

In looking at the final choices in the running — OneLogIn, Okta and Ping Identity — Netflix went with OneLogIn not only because it had a good price point and support for Security Assertion Markup Language (SAML), but it offered ease of integration with Microsoft’s Active Directory, which Netflix uses.

March 27, 2012

OneLogin Debuts Free Plan to Connect Active Directory with Cloud Apps

Today, many companies start with one or two applications in the cloud, but have difficulty integrating those applications into their existing identity management system. OneLogin’s free plan can help them do that in minutes.

March 7, 2012

OneLogin and Telesign at RSA 2012, Hak5 1103.2

Rich Murphy talks about OneLogin’s products and services on the floor at RSA 2012.

March 6, 2012

OneLogin First Look at Cloud SSO

My first look at the cloud-based single sign-on tool OneLogin left me impressed and wanting to see more… for now I can say that IT managers who are looking to boost employee productivity should put OneLogin on the evaluation list.

March 1, 2012

Mobile one-time password app

OneLogin announced the debut of its mobile one-time password (OTP) app, which lets users perform multi-factor authentication with the click of a button.

February 28, 2012

OneLogin Debuts Mobile One-Time Password App At RSA Conference 2012

Multi-factor authentication provides a dramatic improvement to cloud security, says Thomas Pedersen, founder and CEO of OneLogin.

February 22, 2012

OneLogin Integrates RSA ID management for cloud apps

OneLogin is now offering RSA SecurID technology as an integrated option on its cloud-based Identity & Access Management Service.

February 21, 2012

What One-Time Passwords Could Do For Mobile

Yubico has released its own cloud authentication service for end users and fostered support for other authentication services like OneLogin.

February 21, 2012

OneLogin Teams with RSA to Launch Strong Identity Management for Cloud Apps

OneLogin is now offering RSA SecurID technology as an integrated option on its cloud-based Identity & Access Management Service.

February 17, 2011

Cloud Computing Show #47

OneLogin’s CEO, Thomas Pedersen, is interviewed by show host, Gary Orenstein.

January 26, 2011

OneLogin Powers Wealthfront