The CCPA and Okta: What you need to know

The California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) will take effect in California starting on January 1, 2020 in order to strengthen the protection of individuals’ personal information data in the face of a rapidly-evolving technological landscape and increased interconnectivity between organisations. Here’s a breakdown of what to expect from the CCPA,…

Empower Employees to Become First Responders with UserInsight

As cybercriminals become more refined in their quest to access workforce credentials, today’s businesses are under ever-increasing pressure to implement systems, tools, and processes that protect their sensitive data. These features need to be able to secure their employees without overburdening IT with excessive monitoring tasks. This is a tricky…

Why Your Customers Need Passwordless Authentication

In today’s threat landscape, passwords have become increasingly ineffective for protecting customer authentication and data—and they’re also unintended inhibitors for user experience. As such, it’s not surprising that many organizations are exploring passwordless authentication as a more secure, user-friendly alternative. In our previous post in…

How to Escape Access Policy Hell with Risk-Based Authentication

As I discussed in my previous post, Okta’s Risk-Based Authentication feature helps organisations overcome the challenges of balancing security with usability. You may have heard a lot about Risk-based Authentication over the past couple of months, and now that Risk-Based Authentication is Generally Available, I want to give an updated overview of…

SecurityInsights: Protection at the Admin, User, and Network levels

Modern organisations are adopting new technologies more rapidly than ever before, and their increasingly mobile workforces — which include not only employees, but external contractors and partners — have expanded far beyond office walls. Today’s organisations face progressively complex security challenges, and must maintain a posture that offers…

Showcasing Customer Momentum with Okta Access Gateway: Hybrid IT for the World’s Largest Organisations

In order to stay competitive in today’s modern world, organisations need to effectively leverage technology. That’s why they’re adopting more cloud applications than ever before: according to our most recent Businesses @ Work report, large companies are deploying 163 apps on average. And over the past four years, our large customers have increased…

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