The Business Value of Customer Identity: IDC Survey

Technology simplifies things. Think about your smartphone. With a few taps of its screen, you can eliminate the drudgery of everyday life, like cooking and cleaning. It provides instant access to information you need, like commute times and stock prices.  Identity is another example of a modern approach. Today, strategies around your customer…

Winning Strategies for the Modern CMO

As a chief marketing officer, I’m obsessed with creating a great customer experience. From the moment someone discovers our brand, and hopefully continuing through a lifetime of loyalty, I want to build a unique, exceptional relationship with each of our customers.  That’s never been easy. But these days it’s more challenging than ever because the…

MFA Fatigue: A Growing Security Concern

The internet has never faced so much existential risk from people who want to harm companies and their users. While many organizations understand that there’s a link between identity and security, few fully grasp how foundational identity is to a modern security strategy. Organizations with gaps in their identity security are significantly more at…

Okta Passkey Management: A New Feature Flag

Apple recently announced support for Multi Device FIDO credentials - also called passkeys. Passkeys allow users a passwordless login to all of their iOS and macOS devices. Passkeys provide a better user experience across websites and apps, and enhance security by virtue of being a standards-based technology that–unlike passwords–is resistant to…

The Benefits of Identity Federation for U.S. Government Agencies

Imagine a scenario where an employee at the United States Department of Health and Human Services is working on a cross-agency project with staff at the Department of Commerce and the State Department.  Employees from the three agencies work together, share research and documents, and draft reports using common collaboration tools. All of the…

Founders in Focus: Dan Benjamin of Dig Security

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 Dan Benjamin, CEO and co-founder of Dig Security.  What is Dig Security and what is your mission? Dig is a cloud data security company that helps organizations…

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