GDPR, Privacy and Consent Management: How Okta Can Support Your CIAM Requirements

Beginning on May 25, 2018, the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) became officially enforceable. This new regulation is now top of mind for any organisation storing and processing EU citizen data. Consumer-facing apps and sites are of particular sensitivity. The challenge is that while the GDPR provides guidelines for compliance, it is not…

Decoding Customer IAM (CIAM) vs. IAM

The world of Identity and Access Management (IAM) is rarely controversial. But today, there is a battle brewing in how we - as an industry - talk about customer-facing use cases for IAM. Many are starting to refer to this as Customer IAM or Consumer IAM, both abbreviated as CIAM. CIAM does have some unique requirements. But that does not mean that…

5 Thoughts on How Identity Management Can Accelerate Digital Transformation

Enterprises are increasingly turning to digital transformation to make employees more productive and deliver new experiences to customers, however applying legacy technology for these use cases often takes too long. According to our most recent research with IDG, this balancing act can be difficult to scale. In the study, we asked IT leaders to…

Office 365 Deployment Today, Diverse Cloud Future Tomorrow

We've written before about Office 365's popularity as a result of Microsoft's pursuit of the enterprise and massive push to the cloud. But Office 365 isn't the only app winning this game. Many cloud apps — from Box and Workday to relative newcomers Slack, Envoy and Zapier — are collectively taking the enterprise by storm. According to our data,…

Office 365 Adoption Goes Through the Roof

We’ve noticed something quite extraordinary happening on the Okta Application Network over the last few months: Microsoft Office 365 is quickly working its way to #1 – meaning the most commonly deployed application in our network of 4,000+. It’s also already the most used application (measured by raw number of authentications) across our 2,000+…