Trick or treat? Seven treats for IT managers implementing Okta

It may be the season for jack ‘o lanterns, mummies and ghouls, but those creatures aren’t the scariest things that an IT manager could confront on a typical day. What’s more frightening are the amount of typical questions technical teams get from their teammates on how to use Okta. To help with the most common Okta questions, here are some …

5 Takeaways from CIOs at Dreamforce

One of my favorite things about working as CIO is the opportunity to widely learn from experts at all professional levels. That’s why Declan Morris, CIO at Splunk, and I hosted an invitation-only dinner for IT leaders during Salesforce’s annual Dreamforce conference. The theme of the dinner was ‘life in the cloud’, with a specific emphasis on the…

3 Ways to Protect Consumer Sign-in

In all consumer-facing enterprises, ensuring the security of customer accounts and personal information are paramount. In many cases, consumer profiles and credentials are among the most sensitive and proprietary information in your possession. Yet, achieving adequate infrastructure and protection for this data can pose challenges that many…

Accelerate Your Business' Digital Transformation: Get Okta Certified

Demand for skilled Okta professionals is growing and as our product capabilities expand, we want to make sure that our customers and partners are maximizing value from their Okta investment and driving growth and innovation in their organizations. That’s why we launched the Okta Certification program at Oktane16, to support companies on the path…

Customer Notice: DDoS + DNS Issue

Transparency and customer success are core values at Okta. Regrettably, this morning many Okta customers hosted in the US infrastructure experienced intermittent authentication and API errors starting at 4:30AM PT due to a distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) against the Domain Name Service (DNS) provider Dyn. We took steps to mitigate the issues…

Busting Myths: What is Single Sign-On?

Like almost everyone in the working world, I have a username and password for my work email and my personal email. And like anyone who runs social media for a tech company, I also regularly check Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn accounts throughout the day - but on both my personal account and on behalf of Okta. As one person with multiple digital…

How the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services Will Use Okta to Modernize its Identity Infrastructure

Today we’re excited to announce that the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) has selected Okta to improve the security, reliability, scalability and user experience for its Quality Payments Program (QPP). We’re proud to already provide our HIPAA compliant-solutions to healthcare organizations. As we pursue our FedRAMP authorization…

Okta + Workplace: Get More Done, Securely

Facebook has long been one of the top apps in the Okta Application Network, so it came as no surprise that Okta customers would want to leverage the powerful networking service to improve productivity and collaboration within their organizations. Workplace by Facebook (formerly known as Facebook for Work) was unveiled on Monday and we’re proud to…

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…

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