- The SSO unlocks are built to assist IT teams in enhancing security status and lower login hurdles and problems faced by the employees.
- The enterprise customers can now use 1Password to share and store business data that involves passkeys, credit cards, shared identities, SSH keys, and other vulnerable documents.
1Password LLC, a cybersecurity and password service provider, unveiled the availability of Unlock with Single Sign-On, the latest service enabling enterprises to unlock 1Password accounts through third-party identity services.
The SSO unlock is built to assist IT teams enhance their security status and lower login hurdles and problems faced by the employees. The new service allows vaults to be unlocked with a single click via SSO, end-to-end encryption, and zero-knowledge architecture.
The latest function, Unlock with Single Sign-On, voluntarily enables and disables employees with channelized integration via the bridge connection for 1Password SCIM, i.e., System for Cross-domain Identity Management, a standard that coordinates user identity data. At the time of launching, the latest service offered integration with Google Workspace, Okta Inc., OneLogin Inc., and Microsoft Azure AD and Duo support to feature in the next few months.
The enterprise customers can now use 1Password to share and store business data that involves passkeys, credit cards, shared identities, SSH keys, and other vulnerable documents. Businesses can customize and regulate permissions and access controls to ensure suitable level of accessibility for existing and new employees. Besides, they can deploy firewall and multifactor authentication policies, regional zone constraint, and other useful services.
Steve Won, Chief Product Officer at 1Password, said “Securing employees at scale is no small task. Enterprises start to secure their business by securing their employees. SSO plays a central role in enterprise security. Unlock with SSO was designed with a trusted device model, meaning if a user’s identity provider credentials are ever compromised, our security model ensures that attackers won’t be able to access customers’ vault.”
The company also announced the statistics of total economic impact research that it conducted with Forrester Research Inc., wherein, it was observed that enterprises using 1Password service saw almost 206% ROI, with a total benefit worth USD 1.3 million for three years. With the help of new Unlock with SSO, an ROI was observed in the efficiency and productivity of IT and employees.
Last time 1Password made the highlights in December, after it launched a feature, “sign-in with” browser extension to help users with quicker log-in. With the help of this extension, users can voluntarily store, save, and autofill login credentials with third-party providers, such as Apple Inc, Google LLC, Meta Platforms Inc., Microsoft Corp., Twitter Inc., GitHub Inc., and Okta.