Meet the Experts: Dave Fend

Dave Fend is a SaaS veteran, working in the identity and the access management space for over 17 years. With Okta, he has helped to implement millions of identities around the world, and dozens of complex enterprise customers. With the recent news of the CA Siteminder acquisition, we thought it was a great time to sit down with him and get his…

Updates to Canada’s Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act (PIPEDA): What It Is + What It Means for You

At Okta, we know that privacy is a growing concern at every organization. Privacy regulations around the world are evolving rapidly, and since the GDPR took effect earlier this year, we’ve seen the bar for privacy being raised increasingly higher. On November 1, Canada’s Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act (PIPEDA) will…

Learn to Integrate Okta and Oracle Weblogic with the LDAP Interface

Okta integrates everything—including Oracle WebLogic Server. In this post, I'll show you how to use the LDAP interface to integrate Okta with WebLogic. When WLS and Okta work together Before we start: legacy app patterns Recently, we announced Integration Patterns for Legacy Applications, an eBook describing design patterns you can use to…

Keys to a Successful, Modern Migration Strategy

There is a revolution going on in IT and application development, and flexibility and efficiency are at the core of this change. Legacy systems cannot keep up, and the only way to maintain or thrive in this new environment is to buy, whole-heartedly, into modern IT options. Taking advantage of these modern options requires a move from an on…

Office 365, MFA + Myths

In this blog, we’re taking a look at the ubiquitousness of Office 365, and how that popularity poses a special challenge for MFA-based security. But we also detail ways to remove false assumptions and combate the specific threats. Our key solutions toward bridging the gaps in MFA enforcement are described in greater detail within our white paper,…

Why I Chose Okta: Expanding Our Horizons in Asia Pacific

It’s been four months since I started my role as General Manager (GM) of Asia Pacific for Okta, and I’ve finally settled in. Speaking from experience, I know I have my work cut out for me: there’s been no low-hanging fruit to tackle first and foremost, no obvious fix to tweak or revamp. At Okta, I’ve joined a team that has already tackled the most…

Supporting the Federal Cloud Computing Strategy

The White House Office of Management and Budget (OMB) is proposing a new strategy to increase cloud adoption across the Federal portfolio and is seeking public comments on the draft. Mark Settle, Okta Chief Information Officer, submitted the below comment to the Federal CIO and OMB—supporting the proposed strategy to utilize IT modernization for…

The Power and Responsibility of your API

While the internet lights up with terrifying costume ideas every October, what we find truly scary are the security breaches that have hit major companies in recent months. Luckily, we have National Cybersecurity Awareness month to provide focus and resources toward a safe and secure internet. To celebrate and observe the month, our diverse team…

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