Ping Identity buys Singular Key, promises smoother identity verification and access management

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The purchase of Singular Key will complement Ping’s Identity and Access Management service with a no-code method of creating workflows for identity verification for businesses.

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Authenticating your users and managing access to different networks, services, data, and other assets is one of the most difficult challenges many organizations face today. A new acquisition unveiled by identity management company Ping Identity could be of interest to any business grappling with this challenge.

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On Monday, Ping announced the acquisition of Singular Key, a company that enables customers to design code-less or reduced-code identity workflows to handle user authentication, identity verification and discovery. fraud.

Ping provides employees and customers with access to all the services they need through a secure single sign-on experience. Bring the two companies together and the acquisition promises a smoother way to implement and manage your account and user login and authentication processes.

The technology behind Singular Key tries to better integrate different identity services with a simpler way to create workflows across disparate identity technologies and platforms. The idea is to unify identity verification, fraud prevention, risk management, access management, privileged access and identity governance into a single fabric.

Singular Key’s technology attempts to accelerate the integration of these different services without relying on DevOps or custom solutions. Corporate customers are able to improve development time and effort by compressing thousands of lines of code into a single API. Overall, the technology is working to improve the speed of deployment, accelerate migration to the cloud, lower costs and lower the risk associated with vendor lockdown, according to Ping Identity.

“Identity security is often complicated by a tangle of cloud services, legacy software and poorly integrated APIs,” said Andre Durand, CEO and founder of Ping Identity, in a press release. “Singular Key’s codeless identity orchestration simplifies the integration of identity and other business applications, enabling customers to achieve better end-user experiences in less time. “

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Singular Key’s Identity Integration Hub offers over 100 out-of-the-box third-party integrations for identity, authentication, and fraud services. This can help customers integrate different identity services from different vendors for identity verification, authentication, authorization, provisioning, governance, privileged access, and risk and fraud services. .

Singular Key will be available through the PingOne Cloud platform, allowing current and future Ping Identity customers to take advantage of the service.

“Simplifying and integrating identity workflows to trust user identities and devices is an essential part of a good customer, employee and partner experience,” said Singular Key co-founder and CEO Jatin Maniar, in the press release. “Joining our strengths with Ping Identity, a company that is the backbone of identity infrastructure for the world’s largest global companies, is the ideal fit for our team and allows us to better serve our customers and partners. “

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