The Production Line: The Administrator Console

In this edition of The Production Line, we’re switching gears, and taking a slight detour from citing a feature you may not know about, to one that all Okta admins call home—the Administrator Console. Yes, Okta admins are intimately familiar with the Admin Console, but many may be unaware of how customer feedback, and the iterations based on it,…

Okta Ventures and the Future of Identity

Last April during Oktane19, our annual customer conference, we launched Okta Ventures — a $50 million investment fund for the growing ecosystem of startups tackling issues like identity, security, and privacy. We also announced our first investment in Trusted Key, a blockchain-based digital identity company (recently acquired by Workday). We’re…

Microservices vs. SOA—What’s the Difference?

There are a number of things that help make an application what it is—the most fundamental of which is the architecture it’s based on. To date, most technology has been built on monolithic architecture, with all components existing within one complex application. More recently, however, developers have started compartmentalizing each component or…

How To Protect On-prem and Hybrid Cloud Apps with Okta (Fast)

Okta has always made protecting cloud applications easy; and with the introduction of Okta Access Gateway we extend that protection to on-premises applications. In this article, I cover how Access Gateway delivers Okta Single Sign-On (SSO) and Adaptive Multi-factor Authentication (MFA) to the hybrid cloud fast, and without changing how your on…

Vulnerability Disclosure at Okta: Everything You Need to Know

Protecting our customers, partners, and other stakeholders has always been the Okta Security Team’s top priority. We have invested heavily in our security infrastructure in support of this mission, building a top-of-class internal application, and instituting both offensive and defensive security teams. But with every endeavor, it’s best to draw…

Trotting the Globe: A Day in the Life with Megan Peters

From San Francisco to Sydney, Megan Peters, senior manager, APAC sales development, is bringing her sales expertise all over the world (and writing about her travels, too). Read this edition of the Day in the Life series to learn more about how Megan works tirelessly across time zones to make her people successful. How did you find out about Okta…

Shift Identity Left: Secure DevOps Automation with Okta

To keep up with the rapid pace of innovation, organizations of all kinds and sizes are adopting DevOps practices to better automate the delivery and operations of software in the cloud. A cultural phenomenon that impacts people and process as much as it does technology, DevOps brings teams together with the goal of removing barriers – the…

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