One Identity Safeguard Introduces Frictionless Security for Privileged Accounts

  • One Identity Safeguard 2.0 is first in the industry to offer “Approval Anywhere,” a cloud-based approval workflow that enables security professionals to approve password requests from any device.
  • Unique, hardened appliance form factor locks down application and adds required security while easing deployment
  • Solution secures privileged and shared accounts for today’s hybrid cloud environments by managing on-premises and SaaS applications

 

ALISO VIEJO, Calif. – August 8, 2017 – One Identity, a proven leader in helping organizations get identity and access management (IAM) right, today announced a new version of its One Identity Safeguard privileged access management solution. The new solution, called One Identity Safeguard 2.0, includes new features that enable user flexibility and add redundancy while aiding the security of today’s hybrid infrastructures, including both on-premise and cloud-based applications. Safeguard 2.0 secures and automates the management of privileged or shared accounts, crucial to mitigating potential data breaches or application misuse and a requirement of several regulatory and industry compliance rules.

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Solar eclipse on August 21 will affect photovoltaic generators across the country: EIA

The U.S. Energy Information Administration’s (www.eia.gov) new Today in Energy brief looks at the effects of the upcoming solar eclipse on utility-scale solar photovoltaic (PV) power plants.

“On August 21, a solar eclipse will obscure the sunlight needed to generate electricity at approximately 1,900 utility-scale solar photovoltaic (PV) power plants in the United States. However, relatively little solar PV capacity lies in the path of totality—where the sun will be completely obscured by the moon—and the North American Electric Reliability Corporation (NERC) does not anticipate the eclipse will create reliability issues for the bulk power system.”—EIA

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UK issues anti-smart car hacking guidelines

News broke over the weekend that the UK government has issued some anti-smart car hacking guidelines. New guidelines issued on Sunday required manufacturers of internet-connected vehicles to put in place tougher cyber protections to ensure they are better shielded against hackers. The government said it was concerned that smart vehicles, which allow drivers to do things such as access maps and travel information, could be targeted by hacker.

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UK data protection laws to be overhauled

News broke yesterday that the that the UK is planning an overhaul of its data protection laws. Citizens will be able to ask for personal data, or information posted when they were children, to be deleted.The proposals are part of an overhaul of UK data protection laws drafted under Digital Minister, Matt Hancock. Firms that flout the law will face bigger fines, levied by the UK’s data protection watchdog.

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