Blog Posts by Alicia Townsend

About the Author

For almost 40 years, Alicia Townsend has been working with technology as both a consultant and a trainer. She has a passion for empowering others to use technology to make their lives easier. As Director of Content and Documentation at OneLogin, Ms. Townsend works with technical writers, trainers and content marketing writers to inspire and empower everyone to take advantage of what OneLogin’s platform has to offer them.

Cybersecurity Lessons We Should have Learned from Star Trek (Pt. 2 of the Security in SciFi Series)

See how the original Star Trek series protected their assets with modern cybersecurity practices.

May 13th, 2021 | Posted by Alicia Townsend | security and compliance


We All Need to Prioritize User Privacy

See why privacy by design is more important than ever and is everyone’s responsibility.

May 6th, 2021 | Posted by Alicia Townsend | security and compliance


Cybersecurity Lessons the Empire Should have Learned in Star Wars (Pt. 1 of the Security in SciFi Series)

If the Empire had only implemented Zero Trust practices, see how the Star Wars movies might have been different.

May 4th, 2021 | Posted by Alicia Townsend | security and compliance


What is the Real Difference Between SAML and OIDC

Understand the difference and similarities between SAML and OIDC and which one is the better choice.

April 22nd, 2021 | Posted by Alicia Townsend | security and compliance


SAML vs Password Managers

Find out if SAML authentication or a password manager (forms-based authentication) is the best choice for your company and why.

April 16th, 2021 | Posted by Alicia Townsend | product and technology, security and compliance


ADFS vs ADC

Find out what ADFS is and why OneLogin’s ADC is the better option.

April 16th, 2021 | Posted by Alicia Townsend | product and technology, security and compliance


From Zero Trust to Cybersecurity Mesh

See why now is the time to redesign your network security as a cybersecurity mesh to protect your resources at the individual level.

March 31st, 2021 | Posted by Alicia Townsend | security and compliance


Make Time to Review Your Business Continuity Plan

Find out how to test, review, and improve your business continuity plan so you can be prepared for whatever the future might bring.

March 17th, 2021 | Posted by Alicia Townsend | security and compliance


Business Continuity Planning: What Have We Learned in the Past Year?

Whether or not you have a business continuity plan in place, now is the time to rethink how we have traditionally approached security design.

March 17th, 2021 | Posted by Alicia Townsend | security and compliance


Ensure Business Continuity Through Availability or Reliability

Learn why availability and reliability are important to business continuity.

March 12th, 2021 | Posted by Alicia Townsend | security and compliance