New in Workflows: Security Operations Solution Packs

Okta Workflows has just released a number of templates focused on Security Operations Centre (SOC) processes. In this blog post, you will learn about these templates.  Getting started Okta Workflows has just released a number of templates focused on Security Operations Centre (SOC) processes. These Workflow templates are designed to help solve…

Okta CEO on Workforce Reduction

CEO Todd McKinnon sent the following email to all Okta employees on Feb. 2, 2023: Hi Everyone, I have made the very difficult decision to reduce our global workforce by 5% or approximately 300 employees.  If you work in the US, you will receive an email in the next 15 minutes notifying you if your role is impacted or not. If your role is impacted,…

Why Okta is Privacy-Forward

Last week Okta celebrated Data Privacy Week with a company-wide campaign to reinforce employee awareness of the importance of respecting privacy and safeguarding personal data. This got me thinking about how data protection and privacy have never been more relevant to individuals around the world. We’ve never spent more time online or been so…

Learn About the Differences Between Three Workflows List Functions: For Each, Map, and Reduce

Okta Workflows is a no-code platform for automating identity processes.  This blog post is based on a question asked during office hours or the #okta-workflows channel in MacAdmins Slack: What are the differences between three List functions: For Each, Map, and Reduce?  Getting started The List function has three cards to iterate over a list: For…

7 Key Data Privacy Laws for 2023

Compliance with data privacy law doesn’t just protect end users’ personal data—it also provides critical cyber security defenses for organizations. Employees and customers now expect the freedom to safely sign on from anywhere and companies are adopting and managing more cloud-based tools; meanwhile, data breaches continue to escalate in frequency…

Okta Workflows How-To: Iterate Over Items and Create a New List (Using the List – Map Card)

Okta Workflows is a no-code platform for automating identity processes.  This blog post is based on a question asked during office hours or the #okta-workflows channel in MacAdmins Slack: How to take a data list, modify each record in a list, and continue to use the new list in the flow?  Getting started You have a list of users and need a new…

Introducing Okta's Identity Adoption Model for Zero Trust

While the term “Zero Trust” is ubiquitous enough to feel like a buzzword, adoption of the security framework is not as widespread as you might think.  The security industry has been discussing the reality of the shifting perimeter for nearly two decades, with origins back to the Jericho Forum, an international group working to define and promote…

Okta’s Enhanced Smart Card Auth Helps Keep Gov Resources Safe

Nearly two decades ago, the U.S. Homeland Security Presidential Directive 12 (HSPD-12) established a new identity policy for federal employees and contractors. Its goal was a strong, government-wide approach to secure both physical and logical access. Today, the Personal Identity Verification (PIV) and Common Access Card (CAC) standards are…

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