Unified Identity Is The New Perimeter

Executive summary The lines between users inside and outside your organization are blurring. Modern organizations are finding it advantageous to consolidate and simplify Identity structures to provide all users the information they need, where and when they need it. SecureITsource and Okta have partnered to take a closer look at real customers and…

What is a Domain Name System (DNS)?

What Is the Domain Name System (DNS)?  The domain name system (DNS) makes it possible for browsers, apps, and servers to load internet resources. Think of it like a phonebook—except instead of associating a person’s name with a phone number, it maps a domain name (e.g., okta.com) to an internet protocol (IP) address that can be understood by…

Giving Your Users the Keys–Financial Services and Access Management

COVID-19 has transformed all parts of life. The way we do business, our purchasing preferences, and our personal aspirations and life goals have changed dramatically. For me, I now work from home, I order EVERYTHING online, and we decided to accelerate our family plans of moving to the mountains and building a multi-generational home for our…

Improving Digital Customer Experiences Begins with CIAM

Today’s pre-packaged, grab-and-go products and services are designed to satisfy our growing desire for instant gratification. In the digital era, everything is always on and available at our fingertips, which has created high expectations for consumers interacting with brands online.  The consumerism of online services has created an insatiable…

Okta + Proofpoint: Uniting People-Centric Security and Identity to Protect Users Against Phishing

Today’s cyber-attacks target people, not infrastructure. Threats are constantly evolving to target the weakest point in an organization's attack surface– the end user. In fact, more than 90% of advanced threats target users through email. Not only that, but the growth of remote workers introduces more security risk than ever before as users…

What Is Personal Data?

Put simply, personal data is information that relates to 1. an identified or identifiable person or 2. an identified or identifiable legal entity (where such information is protected similarly as personal data under applicable data protection laws and regulations). While regulations use different terms with slightly varying definitions, “personal…

Founders in Focus: Harry Hurst of Pipe

Each month we highlight one of the founders of Okta Ventures’ portfolio companies. You’ll get to know more about them and learn how they work with Okta. This month we’re speaking with Harry Hurst, CEO of Pipe. What is Pipe, and what is your mission? Pipe is a trading platform that enables entrepreneurs to grow their businesses on their terms. By…

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