#LifeAtOkta

#LifeAtOkta

Ally is Not a Noun, it’s a Verb

June is Pride month, and given its importance to the gay community, it’s an ideal time to reflect on what the word “ally” means with regards to Underrepresented Groups (URGs). I am a straight white man who was born with massive intersectional privilege. This allows me to go through life without experiencing the discrimination or oppression, based…

Okta Champions Women in Sales, And This is How We Do It.

As we continue to hire through a building balanced teams lens, we’re focused on representation, not only across the company but at the team level. This requires us to specifically examine team imbalance in roles that have historically excluded certain people and communities. In 2021 we continued to educate our leaders on the measurable benefits…

Cyber Security Advocate: Meet Chris Niggel

As the ongoing dialogue on threats, standards, and best practices continues to drive awareness of cyber security issues, we noticed something slipping under the radar: the contributions of security professionals working behind the scenes to stay ahead of the curve. To us, cyber security means people, and we’re celebrating the Cyber Security…

Cyber Security Advocate: Meet Annybell Villarroel

As the ongoing dialogue on threats, standards, and best practices continues to drive awareness of cyber security issues, we noticed something slipping under the radar: the contributions of security professionals working behind the scenes to stay ahead of the curve. To us, cyber security means people, and we’re celebrating the Cyber Security…

Cyber Security Advocates: Meet Jameeka Green Aaron

As the ongoing dialogue on threats, standards, and best practices continues to drive awareness of cyber security issues, we noticed something slipping under the radar: the contributions of security professionals working behind the scenes to stay ahead of the curve. To us, cyber security means people, and we’re celebrating the Cyber Security…

Inspiring the Next Generation: Wow Moments from Okta’s Internship Program

It’s a common predicament for college students approaching graduation: knowing everything you need to launch a career in your field—except what you actually want to do. Understanding your options, or even your preferences, can be difficult without the perspective that comes with real-world experience. That’s why Okta invites students to join the…

A Look Back to Move Forward: What 2020 Meant for Okta

The year 2020 has been marked by difficulty, disruption, and division. Here at Okta, we share that sense as we look back at the headlines that have shaped the past 12 months—events that are now shaping how we orient ourselves towards the future.  But we also have the good fortune of thinking about the past year with a sense of pride and…

Okta’s State of Inclusion Report

From day one, Okta has been committed to building a culture of inclusion and belonging. We know that fostering a diverse workforce, customer base, and partner network is not only the right thing to do, but also the only way we will succeed. Identity is at the core of Okta’s mission, and it extends well beyond our products. We value what makes…

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