Oktane18: Identity + You

Over the last 200 years, we’ve seen technology progress at an increasing pace. Okta’s customers are ahead of the curve when it comes to using any technology they need to change the world. Whether it’s ENGIE, a massive energy company in France, which uses blockchain technology to optimize consumption and maintenance of water, natural gas and…

Security and the API Journey

If you ask most developers “What’s your favorite API?” you’ll get a variety of answers that fall into a few categories. Most people think of APIs that let them accomplish something important or an API that made them feel powerful or an API that made it all click for them. When I think of my favorite API, I think of Amazon’s Sales Tax API. To…

Oktane Day 3 -- Looking to the Beyond

After three days of training, keynotes, breakout sessions, and labs, Oktane18 has come to an end. From learning about trends in cloud security to discussing how the world’s latest data privacy requirements affect IT leaders far and wide, this week has given us a look at the processes and products that will define security infrastructure in the…

Investing in Ecosystems to Drive Social Good

We’re increasingly engaged in conversations with both nonprofit and tech partners on the importance of collaboration to drive social impact outcomes. Nonprofits are telling us that it’s not enough to offer one-off tech tools or donated software; they need an ecosystem that understands them, funds them and supports them – especially when it comes…

Oktane Days 1 and 2: Addressing the Challenge of Our Time

The first two days of Oktane18 have officially come and gone. Thousands of developers and IT professionals arrived at the ARIA Resort & Casino in the heart of Las Vegas on Tuesday for three days of networking, 1:1 time with experts, insights into the latest security and identity technologies, and outstanding keynote speakers. During our pre…

How We're Connecting Everything - Day 1 Keynote Summary

Today at Oktane18, I shared my belief that identity is one of the greatest challenges and opportunities of our time. The people who work at Okta, as well as many of our customers and partners, feel a sense of great urgency around this challenge. Like every organization in this digital revolution, we are answering the call to move fast — to go…

Announcing Business Authentication – Add Sign In with Okta to Your Apps

You’ve most likely heard of (and experienced) social logins before. When signing up for a new website or app, instead of going through a tedious registration process, you’re given the option to use existing Facebook, Twitter, Google+, or LinkedIn credentials to gain access. This gives you access to more applications, without adding the burden of…

Let’s (Finally) Say Goodbye to Passwords

Finding the right authentication technology can be challenging. Companies strive for a solution that achieves the lowest risk of unauthorized access to their businesses' data, be that in the form of sensitive GDPR- and HIPAA-protected information or highly-confidential collateral stored in globally-distributed databases, without encumbering the…

Okta + Workplace by Facebook: A Secure Future of Work

Today, at Oktane18, we’re pleased to announce a new partnership between Workplace and Okta that makes the connection between Workplace and an on-premises directory like Active Directory seamless. IT admins can easily provision and deprovision users from Workplace, enabling them to grant and revoke access to sensitive company communications (even…

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