At OneLogin this week, employees from around the globe gathered in San Francisco to kick off the year with a three-day company meeting focused on how to best serve our customers and help them have a successful and prosperous year. Fueled by our leadership and an inspirational talk from mountain climber Ed Viesturs—known for climbing all 14 of the world’s eight-thousander mountain peaks—OneLogin employees left ready and excited to help our customers summit their own business mountains.
Elsewhere, as we settle into the new year, the predictions for 2020 continue. You’ll read some tech predictions below and, if you haven’t already seen it, you can hear from our own OneLogin experts on what they believe 2020 will hold for IAM and cybersecurity.
What do the experts see for big data in 2020?
The rise of blockchain, the democratization of big data, and DataOps role in AI are just some of the predictions touched on by experts, including our own Product Manager, Rich Chetwynd. Read more at Database Trends and Applications
Iran’s attempts at infrastructure attacks are nothing new
Though the recent United States killing of Iranian general Qasem Soleimani has raised concern about cyberattacks from Iran, Wired reports Iranian groups have long been attempting to infiltrate U.S. utilities and oil and gas firms. Read more on Wired
Streaming services have a password sharing problem
Streaming services like Netflix and Hulu have password problems beyond security: a recent study shows 31% of users share their passwords with non-subscribers, reducing revenue for the services. Read more on Mic
UK’s Dixons Carphone fined £500,000 for data breach
DSG Limited was fined £500,000 after having been found to have “poor security arrangements” and “failing to take adequate steps to protect personal data,” resulting in a breach that affected 14 million people. Read more at ZDnet
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