Building Trusted Digital Experiences with Okta

Over the past few months, most of us have begun to return to our usual activities. We’re heading back to the office, going out for lunch with colleagues, and boarding planes. But it’s certainly not business as usual. According to a recent McKinsey Global Survey of executives, the pandemic has accelerated corporate adoption of digital products by…

9 Steps to Create a Security Program on a Budget

In today’s threat landscape, a good security posture is needed to protect your business and your customers from potential cyberattacks. But when you’re on a shoestring budget, that’s easier said than done. So how can you get a good security posture without having to dedicate much of your already limited resources? Here are a few points to consider…

Four Benefits of Okta’s New Custom Admin Roles

Organisations across every industry are facilitating an exponential rise in new app creation and usage. This increase is making centralised access management increasingly costly and complex. Okta has always featured specific admin roles to meet these needs, spanning from “mobile admin” and “report admin” roles, to the global “Okta super admin”…

What Is Multi-Factor Authentication (MFA)?

MFA stands for multi-factor authentication, an identity verification method. MFA adds an extra layer of security on top of credentials like usernames and passwords. By doing so, it provides greater certainty that a user is who they claim to be before granting them access to an application, online account, or corporate network. MFA is a critical…

What Is Two-Factor Authentication (2FA)? 

Two-factor authentication (2FA) is a form of multi-factor authentication (MFA), and is also known as two-step authentication or two-step verification. 2FA is a security measure that requires end-users to verify their identities through two types of identifiers to gain access to an application, system, or network. Think of your most recent login…

The ACSC Essential Eight: Delivering MFA for all Australians

Australian government agencies will soon be expected to apply multi-factor authentication (MFA) to the digital services they provide to the Australian public, as part of a substantive overhaul to the ACSC’s Essential Eight Maturity Model. The Essential Eight is a set of priority controls agencies are expected to implement to mitigate cyber…

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