Why 3 Companies Moved Away from Active Directory

With ever-growing networks of employees, contractors, and partners working remotely across devices, organizations are trading Microsoft Active Directory (AD) for Okta Universal Directory (UD). Why? Because UD can easily keep up with companies’ evolving directory and access management needs. Impossible? Read this infographic to see how AD was…

COVID-19 has Accelerated the Nonprofit Sector’s Use of Technology; Here’s How We Do Even More

At Okta, our mission is to enable anyone to safely use any technology. Through Okta for Good, we’re focused on extending this mission to nonprofit organizations around the world. We believe that enabling nonprofits with the resources to safely use any technology is essential to achieve and accelerate their impact. However, as we’ve seen over the…

A New Direction for Identity: Where Okta and Auth0 Come Together

The first time Okta CEO Todd McKinnon approached me about a merger in 2013, Auth0 was only five months old. I couldn’t believe it. With only two paying customers and a team not much bigger, Auth0 was just getting started. Okta, by contrast, was already a power player in the identity space. Its CEO’s interest in our tiny operation affirmed our…

How Okta Can Help Meet CMMC Identity and Access Management Requirements

If your organization provides products or services to the U.S. Department of Defense either as a prime contractor or a subcontractor, then you’ve probably heard a lot about CMMC lately. In this post, I’ll provide some background about what CMMC is and share a breakdown of how using Okta can help your organization meet specific controls required by…

Digital Trust Gains Currency in the World of Remote Work

With organisations all but irrevocably embracing some level of remote work, business leaders these days are thinking a lot more about security, digital transformation and growth.  Yet, there is one element that underpins every one of these priorities − digital trust. Without it, every area of the business would cease to function. Maintaining trust…

Your Business Growth Depends on Customer Identity

A new era of business requires new methods for increasing revenue and accelerating business growth. The best way to do this? Leveraging modern technologies and tools. Providing customers with extraordinary digital experiences is more important than ever—and customer identity and access management (CIAM) is an essential component of this.  Today,…

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