Identity in the News – Week of July 23

Selections from the top news items this week in the world of identity and application security. IDENTITY + THE CLOUD How to use Slack to onboard new hires From Fast Company: Okta – which provides identity and access management, or in other words: secure access, authentication, and single sign-on to software applications – lets employees securely…

According to Gartner, These Are the Top 5 Trends in CIAM Solution Design

Customer identity and access management (CIAM) solutions are foundational to building secure, seamless customer experiences. As customer expectations keep rising, so does the challenge of creating and securing modern digital experiences on an ever-growing range of customer devices. Because of this, it’s crucial that CIAM technologies keep…

Data Security with Okta and Netskope

When was the last time you heard about a data breach? It wouldn’t be surprising if you said “just recently” or “last week”. According to the IBM-sponsored 2017 Cost of a Data Breach Study by Ponemon, one out of four organizations will experience a breach. As companies move to the cloud, so does sensitive data. It’s now more important than ever to…

Modernizing to the Cloud: How to Support a Hybrid IT Model

The proliferation of cloud-based services is not only transforming our society, but it’s redesigning the very fabric of our economy as well. Organizations are observing this pattern globally, and the potential business benefits are clear to them. As a result, cloud computing is rapidly reshaping IT strategy; it is no longer a question of whether…

Mitigate Risks with Modern Password Recovery Systems

The ability to reset your password is an essential system requirement. With so many online services available, it’s common to have multiple user accounts for the various apps and services you interact with every day. Security doctrine dictates that you need a different password for each account, and that you update each one regularly. With so many…

ScaleFT + Okta: Making Zero Trust a Reality

Todd McKinnon and I have long shared a vision of building an iconic technology company. We will only achieve that vision if we continue innovating — and if we bring on the best people to drive that innovation. That’s why I’m thrilled to announce that we’ve acquired ScaleFT, an early pioneer in Zero Trust, which will bring automatic firepower to…

Accelerating Transformation: Okta’s Government Solutions

The cloud has paved the way for innovation across multiple industries: healthcare, financial services, and education, to name a few. The opportunities for government agencies to leverage modern technology are also extensive and abundant. The continued use of legacy technology is rife with heavy maintenance costs and increasing security risks…

Okta Partner Awards: Our Core Values and Partners of the Year

At Okta, partners are at the center of what we do. From the Okta Integration Network (OIN) to our Technology Partners to our GSI and Solution Providers, partners are a part of our DNA. We’re an integration company and our success is predicated on the fact that we have a strong partner ecosystem – our partners are critical to our customers and our…

Representation Matters: Introducing Okta's People of Color

Identity matters because we’re all unique. We were raised in different places. We have unique backgrounds. We’ve faced specific challenges. And we've learned a lot along the way. At Okta we believe those experiences equip us to look at the world with our own perspective. But it’s no secret that tech is lacking in diversity. Whether you look around…

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