10 Tips for Breaking Down the Complexities of Audits & Compliance

In our previous posts for this 5-part series on lifecycle management, we offered various best practices you could implement to better manage identity data, lifecycle processes, and access grants. Today, we’ll review the identity-related challenges surrounding audits and compliance, and offer ten ways to gradually chip away at the complexities of…

Byte-Sized Video: Minimize the Impact of Basic Auth

It’s a pretty common situation: organizations spend their resources on maintaining legacy software and legacy protocols. Today, this is often supported by hybrid domain joined devices and Microsoft Azure AD. But did you know that this can actually lead to a lax security posture?  In this type of setup, any time your users log in to a Windows 10…

What Is Vishing?

Vishing (or “voice phishing”) is a type of social engineering scam where an attacker tries to trick their target into surrendering sensitive data over the phone.  As with other social engineering attacks, these phone phishing scams prey upon human emotions—attackers often create false scenarios that cause panic (e.g., security alerts) or desire (e…

Founders in Focus: Alex Kazerani of Openpath

Each month we’re highlighting a founder of Okta Ventures’ portfolio companies. It’s your chance to learn more about them and how they work with Okta. This month we’re speaking with Alex Kazerani, co-founder and CEO of Openpath. What is Openpath and what is your mission? Openpath was created by a team of serial entrepreneurs who were tired of…

Okta’s Values Shine Through: My Experience as an Intern

Empower our People. In order to live up to that core value, Okta has extended itself to students from all over the world to have the opportunity to become an intern. Despite the new virtual environment, Okta has been flexible and continued to allow youth to have the opportunity to work for a world-class, identity and access management company.  I…

Addressing Every Identity Use Case at Scale: Okta Recognized as a Strong Performer in 2020 Forrester CIAM Wave

This week, analyst firm Forrester published The Forrester Wave™: Customer Identity And Access Management, Q4 2020, which recognized Okta as a Strong Performer in the CIAM market. The last iteration of this report was published in 2017 and as a new entrant, our placement as a Strong Performer is positive validation of our investments and…

Okta Showcase 2020: The Economy Runs on Identity

We’re excited to bring to you our second Okta Showcase, our annual fall event where we give you an inside look at how we’re innovating at Okta. Constant change means that we’re all constantly adapting, and so we wanted to bring you something new today: Okta Showcase as a news show. We hope the format is enjoyable (especially since it took us two…

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