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One-Minute Webinar: How Okta Is Embracing Dynamic Work

Office spaces have always been designed to encourage productivity—and yet, no single desk arrangement has stood the test of time. Back in the 1950s, for example, the assembly lines at Ford inspired organizations to experiment with open floor plans. When that proved ineffective for white-collar workers, cubicles took hold in the late ‘80s and ‘90s…

Okta Gives You Freedom and Flexibility—Here’s How

In today’s digital environment, identity is at the center of everything. That’s why we’ve made it our mandate to provide customers with an identity platform that gives them the freedom and flexibility to choose. Our goal is to enable organizations so that they can securely adopt best-of-breed technologies, retire cumbersome, legacy systems, and…

Key Steps for Optimizing Full-Circle Identity Processes

Our last post on identity lifecycle management (LCM) covered common scenarios and actionable tips for perfecting your approach to managing identity data. This week, we’ll review some recommendations for automating employee lifecycle tasks surrounding what’s commonly referred to as “joiner, mover, leaver” (JML) processes. Many IT teams struggle…

What Is SAML and How Does It Work?

SAML stands for Security Assertion Markup Language, an open standard that passes authorization credentials from identity providers (IdPs) to service providers (SPs). Put simply, it enables secure communication between applications and allows users to gain access with a single set of credentials. Before we can dive too deeply into what SAML is used…

Byte-Sized Video: Don’t Limit the Scope of Your SSO and MFA

No matter how much you may love your users, you can’t trust all of them. With so many individuals and devices accessing your apps, and requests coming from various networks, there’s a real risk of bad actors slipping through the cracks. Single-sign on (SSO) and multi-factor authentication (MFA) are must-haves when it comes to modern security. To…

How to Navigate Ever-Changing Identity Data

As we discussed in our first post, 4 Ways to Elevate Your Identity Game with Lifecycle Management, one of your first hurdles during an identity initiative often surrounds the management of your identity data. This challenge can be mitigated by moving towards a single source of truth for, not just your employees, but also contractors, partners, and…

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