Book Review: A Field Guide to IT Management From A Veteran in the Trenches

This post was originally shared on the OpsRamp blog. -- A recent study by search firm Korn Ferry found that Chief Information Officers (CIOs) have an average tenure of 4.3 years. Most CIOs don't last for five years at an organization and have the second shortest job tenure for C-suite members! It's little wonder, then, there's an army of experts…

What You Need to Know About Today's SAML Vulnerability Research

Today security researchers announced they found a vulnerability in some SAML implementations that threat actors could use to bypass primary authentication, potentially elevating permissions or impersonating privileged accounts. We were made aware of the vulnerability before the public disclosure and immediately patched it. Okta is not vulnerable,…

6 Trends Shaping Today’s Workplace

We’ve heard it all before. Headlines have long heralded “a workplace revolution.” But today, that buzz is finally taking form. Grey cubicles, rigid work hours, and clunky on-premises frameworks are being usurped by more flexible policies. This ethos of liberation extends to technology too — the cloud, identity-driven security, and user-centric…

Leading Okta's Experts: A Day in the Life with Florence Sullivan

Okta’s Professional Services team empowers customers to achieve time-to-value and return-on-investment to fuel Okta’s growth and impact in their environment. They do this by prescribing solutions and strategic implementation approaches to meet business challenges. Leading the charge for the West region is Florence Sullivan, regional VP of…

Partnering with SailPoint: Even Better Together

Okta is the leader in securely connecting users to data and applications – and today we work with 3,950+ organizations as the connective tissue between their people and technology. We’ve also seen that for many enterprises, a separate series of tools are required to monitor and track that access, particularly for governance or compliance reasons…

Introducing the New Okta Trust Dashboard

Okta is committed to trust and transparency. As such, we continually solicit feedback on how to most effectively communicate with our customers, especially during trust incidents so you’re up to date on the latest that’s happening with the service. To that end, we’ve redesigned the Okta Trust Site from the ground up to give you more efficient and…

Integration Spotlight: Okta + Microsoft

Okta and Microsoft share thousands of common customers, and millions of common users. Countless have approached us with questions on Okta’s integrations and partnership with Microsoft. “Will Okta work with my Microsoft Windows 10?” “Should I buy Azure AD Premium to get some of the newer security features?” Or, “How can I justify spending on an…

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