1Password launches an event API to provide real-time data streaming to third-party platforms.
TORONTO, July 15, 2021 / PRNewswire / – 1Password, the leader in enterprise password management, today launched the Events API, a new way to give security teams greater visibility into data and actionable insights. While events were previously available in 1Password for admins, this new feature deepens the information available and allows events to be redirected directly to tools such as Splunk and other SIEM platforms to provide a holistic view allowing correlation with other sources.
The volume of attacks and breaches in business environments has never been higher. While recent news cycles reported the most damaging cases, smaller, but equally damaging attacks occur daily, sometimes more. During the year 2020, losses due to cybercrime have increased sixfold. In UK only, almost half of businesses reported some form of cybersecurity attack, and the the average business cost of a data breach is close to $ 4 million.
In addition, insider threats, both accidental and intentional, are on the rise, with a recent report from Observe IT noting a 47% increase in incidents since 2018. 1Password’s own research also found that 77% of DevOps and IT employees admitted that they still had access to the infrastructure of previous employers, highlighting a huge security threat to the companies affected.
1Password is the first line of defense for more than 80,000 businesses around the world, protecting their employees, customers and intellectual property by securing passwords, sensitive documents and infrastructure secrets. Today’s launch is another step in consolidating the enterprise’s place as a robust enterprise solution to protect critical business information. The Events API goes beyond the 1Password platform, allowing event data to leave the platform, while protecting the privacy and security of customer data.
“With the launch today of the 1Password Events API, our corporate clients are able to access much deeper information than ever before and, more importantly, that information can now be used in an actionable way through the tools. SIEM already available. in law,” mentionned Jeff shiner, CEO of 1Password.
“This will allow administrators to prevent future attacks and, if something does happen, to take swift and decisive action. We have managed to do all of this while protecting the privacy and security of our customers,” he keeps on.
Over two dozen business and enterprise customers have worked with 1Password to test this new feature during a beta period. One of these companies is KnowBe4 – the world’s largest integrated platform for safety training.
“We have been using 1Password for over 4 years and it has been a huge asset in securing our employee passwords and other sensitive information. With over 1000 employees, understanding who accesses and uses data in 1Password is very important. for us. Events API has allowed us to integrate with our SIEM and use this data to highlight suspicious activity that will help us protect against future threats, while allowing us to react quickly to any insider attacks. active, if applicable happen,” mentionned Brian jack, RSSI at KnowBe4.
Password is the leader in corporate password management. By combining cutting-edge security and award-winning design, the company provides private, secure and user-friendly management of passwords and secrets to businesses and consumers around the world. 1Password’s enterprise password manager is trusted by more than 80,000 business customers, including IBM, Slack, PagerDuty, WealthSimple and Gitlab. Learn more at 1Password.com.
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