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LastPass teams up with Ping Identity to improve password security

By Catherine Knowles
Thu 24 Mar 2022

LastPass has announced new integrations with Ping Identity, including PingOne and PingFederate to better serve enterprise businesses.

Customers using PingOne and PingFederate as their identity provider (IdP) can now integrate with LastPass to simplify access management and scale proper password hygiene across entire organisations.

According to the company, this saves time for IT departments while keeping their data secure, without adding another step or password to the end users' workflow.

With these new additions, LastPass Business now has integrations with all major IdPs, serving businesses of every size.

According to the company, the integrations with PingOne and PingFederate will enable end-users to securely access LastPass, providing automated provisioning and deprovisioning for IT Admins and simplifies user access for employees by eliminating the need for an additional password, all without compromising security.

With LastPass native cloud-based IdP integrations, businesses manage users and deploy federated login once, without the need for additional overhead, plug-ins and maintenance, the company states.

LastPass vice president of product management Dan DeMichele says, “The LastPass integrations with PingOne and PingFederate provide enterprise companies the ability to easily connect employees to their work while leveraging the technology and solutions that businesses have already implemented.

"Adding Ping Identity as an integration partner is a big win for LastPass Business and we’re proud to serve companies of all sizes with added security and simplified access.”

Ping Identity vice president of product management and design Loren Russon says, “Customers have communicated the value they would gain by integrating PingOne and PingFederate with the secure password storage of LastPass to improve convenience and security for IT teams and end-users.

"With our new integration with LastPass, together we provide a secure approach to identity and password management that delivers a seamless login experience for our customers.”

Using federated login offers additional security without complexity and LastPass' enhanced federation model ensures best-in-class security with zero-knowledge infrastructure.

According to the company, additional benefits include:

Simplifies user access: To alleviate login frustrations and connect employees to their work, all while leveraging technology and solutions that have already been implemented into the business.

Eliminates additional passwords: Employees only need one password to unlock work their Ping login. This simplifies access and boosts productivity by providing a passwordless experience (one less password required to access the user's vault).

Increases adoption: According to LastPass, users can simplify the end-user enrolment process by removing the need for a master password, providing employees' immediate access to the credentials they need to do their work, removing login frustrations.

Automates identity management: To save time and resources while scaling password management across an organisation by automating provisioning between the identity provider and LastPass. This ensures no data leaves the business when employees do.

LastPass is a password manager which helps registered users organise and protect their online lives. LastPass provides password and identity management solutions including enterprise password management and single sign-on to adaptive multifactor authentication.

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