Okta Joins the ID2020 Alliance

If you’re reading this on any kind of digital device, you probably use various forms of digital identity on a regular basis. From accessing healthcare to participating in democracy to protecting our finances, modern life requires identity.  For most of us, it’s impossible to imagine how we’d live our lives without verifiable identification. Yet,…

Doubling Down on Okta’s Commitment to Nonprofits

Okta took the 1% Pledge in 2016, launching Okta for Good and directing a portion of our most valuable resources — equity, people, and products — back to the community. Since then, Okta for Good has committed more than $7.5 million in product licenses to nonprofit organizations around the world. Making our technology more accessible to nonprofits…

The Enterprise Strikes Back: A Star Wars Story

I spent many of my childhood weekends watching Episodes IV-VI of Star Wars, the world's most famous “space opera.” Recently, it occurred to me that if the Galactic Empire had adopted a Zero Trust security model, it might have prevailed over Skywalker and the Rebels. Specifically, one could argue that the destruction of the Death Star was caused by…

Three Reasons Your Nonprofit Needs an Identity Solution

Nonprofits do society’s hardest work. They serve our most vulnerable people, protect our most precious resources, and advocate for our most worthy causes. In short, they strive to make the world a better place for all of us. That’s why Okta is committed to enabling nonprofits to leverage the world’s best technology. It’s also why every nonprofit…

Okta for Good Launches Pro Bono Professional Services for all Nonprofit Customers in the U.S.

Okta for Good has made product donations and discounts available to nonprofits for several years. That resource commitment is an expression of Okta’s belief that nonprofits should have access to the same cutting-edge technology as our for-profit customers. We know, however, that many organizations need more than just access to our products in…

Connecting with Okta’s Very First Nonprofit Customer

There’s a lot to love about Oktane, our annual customer appreciation conference, but my favorite part is getting to meet our customers in person. At Oktane19, I had a chance to talk with Okta’s first-ever nonprofit customer, Pesticide Action Network of North America (PANNA), and learn about their journey. The Pesticide Action Network was founded…