How Cloud Migration Supports Education

It’s no secret that cloud computing is disrupting the education industry, making learning much more flexible and accessible than ever before. Currently, 39% of higher education applications operate on the cloud, and that’s expected to grow to 62% by 2021. From Office 365 and Google Drive to learning management systems like Canvas and Blackboard,…

Introducing the Okta Identity Engine

Today, we are excited to announce that Okta is unlocking the foundation of the Okta Identity Cloud. We’re turning over the Okta Identity Engine—a set of customizable building blocks for any identity experience—to you and your teams so that you can build trusted, seamless customer experiences that are tightly coupled with the rest of your…

GDPR, Privacy and Consent Management: How Okta Can Support Your CIAM Requirements

Beginning on May 25, 2018, the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) became officially enforceable. This new regulation is now top of mind for any organization storing and processing EU citizen data. Consumer-facing apps and sites are of particular sensitivity. The challenge is that while the GDPR provides guidelines for compliance, it is not…

Okta’s Vision for Access Management

The future of Identity and Access Management is changing. Where Access Management (AM) was once one of many components of the legacy IT stack, it is shifting to the central role in how companies will modernize and manage IT – using identity to drive transformational change across all aspects of their business. AM has already started to evolve in…

Decoding Customer IAM (CIAM) vs. IAM

The world of Identity and Access Management (IAM) is rarely controversial. But today, there is a battle brewing in how we - as an industry - talk about customer-facing use cases for IAM. Many are starting to refer to this as Customer IAM or Consumer IAM, both abbreviated as CIAM. CIAM does have some unique requirements. But that does not mean that…

5 Thoughts on How Identity Management Can Accelerate Digital Transformation

Enterprises are increasingly turning to digital transformation to make employees more productive and deliver new experiences to customers, however applying legacy technology for these use cases often takes too long. According to our most recent research with IDG, this balancing act can be difficult to scale. In the study, we asked IT leaders to…