Blog Posts by Jack Shepherd

About the Author

Jack Shepherd is a Content Marketing Specialist at OneLogin, and is responsible for the production and management of original marketing content. Jack specializes in producing content around the latest trends in cyber security and cloud technology, as well as the developing areas of Identity and Access Management (IAM), software as a service (SaaS) and the internet of things (IoT).

Happy Halloween from OneLogin!

Here are some highlights from the OneLogin Halloween party 2017!

October 31st, 2017 | Posted by Jack Shepherd | company news


Why Manufacturers are Turning to Cloud-Based IAM

Contemporary manufacturing organizations continue to look to cloud technologies to improve agility across their supply chains, improve security, and simplify identity management - all at a reduced cost.

October 27th, 2017 | Posted by Jack Shepherd | smarter identity


How HR-Driven Identity is Saving Our Customers Time -- and their Sanity

Here is a high-level overview of what Hr-Driven Identity means, and how it’s making our customers’ lives easier.

October 20th, 2017 | Posted by Jack Shepherd | product and technology


3 lessons Game of Thrones can teach us about cyber security

Watching Jon Snow and his allies prepare their forces for the impending war, I can’t help but see similarities between the defenses of the Night’s Watch and those of cyber security teams in the real world.

August 25th, 2017 | Posted by Jack Shepherd | smarter identity, security and compliance


How Machine Learning is re-inventing MFA

Any security expert worth their salt would agree that MFA is a worthwhile investment for keeping data secure. But multi-factor authentication based on static rules is no longer enough. Here’s why.

August 14th, 2017 | Posted by Jack Shepherd | smarter identity


Honoring TechOps on Sysadmin Appreciation Day

Happy Sysadmin Appreciation Day, everybody! We’d like to send out a very special thank you to all the unsung sysadmin heroes out there who keep us secure, put out tech fires, and ensure that the world keeps spinning.

July 28th, 2017 | Posted by Jack Shepherd | company news


Seven Security Lessons from Rogue One: A Star Wars Story

Happy Star Wars Day, everyone! In this post, we’ll be breaking down the security blunders that the Empire made in Rogue One: A Star Wars Story. Let’s see what the biggest data breach in the galaxy can teach us about security and compliance.

May 4th, 2017 | Posted by Jack Shepherd | smarter identity, security and compliance


A small step to help the planet -- and improve your org’s security

From a security perspective, we are very concerned about the use of sticky notes in the workplace. Many office spaces are littered with sticky notes with usernames and passwords written on them. You can find them on the sides and bottoms of computer screens, in desk drawers, or even hidden beneath mouse pads and keyboards.

April 21st, 2017 | Posted by Jack Shepherd | smarter identity, product and technology


Securing Mobile Devices: The Zero Trust Model

“The security perimeter is dead,” says Forrester Senior Analyst Merritt Maxim. Firewalls may have been the primary security parameter for the enterprise 10 years ago, but those days are long over.

April 11th, 2017 | Posted by Jack Shepherd | smarter identity


RSAC17 Wrap Up - What you missed

This year’s RSA Conference (RSAC) was huge: 43,000 attendees, 15 keynote presentations, 700 speakers, 500 sessions, and 550 exhibitors. Here are some of our highlights from the conference.

February 27th, 2017 | Posted by Jack Shepherd | company news