Password management solutions provider 1Password today announced receiving a $100 million investment that increases its valuation to $2 billion. Previously, the company raised $200 million in a Series A funding round.
1Password launched Events API, a new way to empower security teams with greater data visibility and actionable insights. While events have been available within 1Password for administrators previously, this new feature deepens the information available and allows events to be piped directly to tools like Splunk and other SIEM platforms to provide a holistic view that allows for correlation with other sources.
Jack Wallen installed 1Password on Linux and found it to be a fantastic solution for password management. Follow his tutorial on how to get this proprietary solution installed on your open source OS. This is a tricky proposition for some-an official 1Password client has been released for Linux.
1Password has unveiled a full-featured desktop app for Linux, written in Rust and using the ring crypto library for end-to-end encryption. The release features encrypted browser and desktop integration and, according to the business, "Uses the Linux kernel keyring to establish a fully encrypted connection between 1Password in your browser and 1Password for Linux."
1Password has launched a full-featured desktop app for Linux, providing users with the ability to secure credentials across devices from the same 1Password app. 1Password for Linux alleviates this challenge by delivering the same ease-of-use and high levels of security that 1Password users have become accustomed to.
1Password launched Secrets Automation, a new way to easily secure, manage and orchestrate the rapidly expanding infrastructure secrets required in a modern enterprise. In addition to the new product launch, 1Password also completed the acquisition of SecretHub, a secrets management company that protects nearly 5 million enterprise secrets a month.
Password specialist 1Password has acquired SecretHub, a secrets management platform aimed at IT engineers, and made a new service called Secrets Automation, previously in beta, generally available. Secrets Automation uses a Connect Server, delivered as a Docker container, which users deploy in their environment.
A security researcher has recommended against using the LastPass password manager Android app after noting seven embedded trackers. German infosec bod Mike Kuketz spotted LastPass's trackers in analysis produced by Exodus, which describes itself as "a non-profit organization led by hacktivists [whose] purpose is to help people get a better understanding of the Android applications tracking issues."