3 On-Prem Security Myths Debunked

As technology evolves, we’re often faced with misconceptions around how it works and how we can use it. Whether it’s that Apple computers are immune to viruses or that private browsing keeps user activity anonymous, there are a number of security myths that surround our technology—and change how we use and protect it. This trend applies to both…

4 ways Okta Access Gateway boosts security for on-prem resources

In 2019, we made the exciting announcement that Okta Access Gateway (OAG) is available to all of our customers. In that post, we described how Access Gateway helps businesses implement modern access management solutions like single sign-on (SSO) and adaptive multi-factor authentication (MFA) across their on-premises applications. The result is…

Understand Web Access Management—Then Move On

Figuring out how to secure users’ connections to applications is an age-old challenge that has developed alongside the digital transformation of the enterprise. Traditionally, businesses have addressed this issue with complex authorization systems, many of which used web access management (WAM)—or on-premises single sign-on (SSO)—at the center of…

How To Protect On-prem and Hybrid Cloud Apps with Okta (Fast)

Okta has always made protecting cloud applications easy; and with the introduction of Okta Access Gateway we extend that protection to on-premises applications. In this article, I cover how Access Gateway delivers Okta Single Sign-On (SSO) and Adaptive Multi-factor Authentication (MFA) to the hybrid cloud fast, and without changing how your on…

How FIDO2 + WebAuthn Offer a Seamless, Secure Login

For those not familiar with FIDO2, it is an improved version of the FIDO standard – popularly known for the U2F USB tokens provided by Google and Yubico. Now that we've explored what Webauthn is and reviewed critical Webauthn building blocks and protocols, I’ll use this post to break down how you can leverage WebAuthn with FIDO2 to enhance both…