Laura Pelkey

Laura is on the Security Communications team at Salesforce, and a former Salesforce Administrator. She is obsessed with making the internet a more secure place one Admin at a time.

Multi-Factor Authentication: As Easy as Washing Your Hands!

How many times a day do you wash your hands? If you think this seems like an absurd question, and totally unrelated to security, you’re wrong… kind of. How are security and health connected? Both require good personal hygiene, a concept as familiar as washing your hands or (you guessed it!) brushing your teeth. So, […]

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Be a Security-Minded Admin

Understanding the basics of security is critically important to being an #AwesomeAdmin. As a steward of valuable data, you have the opportunity to be an important asset to your company by managing it with security in mind. Increasing your own cybersecurity knowledge allows you to play a role in not only safeguarding your company’s data […]


Managing Security for Multiple Orgs Just Got Easier

It’s becoming more important every day to ensure you’re taking every step possible to secure your applications and data – but complex enterprise software isn’t always easy to secure.  Password policies? Session Security? Clickjacking and CSRF protections? Sometimes it’s difficult to even know where to start! … And that’s why we created Security Health Check. […]


Security Updates in Spring ‘18

Every Spring season brings with it the opportunity for a fresh start. Another thing that Spring brings every year: a new Salesforce release! What better time to think about making some updates to the way you secure your data? In this post, we’ll highlight some of the most important security updates for Admins in the […]


Security Updates in Summer ’17 Release

Calling all Salesforce Admins! Let’s take a minute to get real about security. As a Salesforce Admin, security is an essential part of your job, just like it is for us — in fact, security is our number 1 priority at Salesforce. Now that the Summer ’17 release is here, there are even more ways […]


TLS 1.0 Disablement: What You Need to Know

Don’t know about you, but we’re so excited that it’s finally spring. Depending on where you live (all over the world, according to our data!), snow is melting, birds are chirping and the chill of winter is finally wearing off. For some of us, spring also marks the time for spring cleaning — a time […]


Security Updates in the Spring ‘17 Release

New year, new resolutions. What a great time to address some of those security concerns for the upcoming year! With that in mind, we’re introducing updates in the Spring ‘17 release like enhanced two-factor authentication (2FA) verification and faster Lightning Login to make hitting those 2017 #securitygoals a little bit easier. These are important improvements […]