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To Secure DevOps, We Need to Shift Identity Left

You know it, we know it: DevOps is a core function for any company that wants to deliver exceptional digital products to its customers. But as customers become used to rapid updates and new features from the applications they use every day, there’s an added pressure for your DevOps team to be continually innovating so that your business can do the…

Stories from the Trenches: Scale & Growth in the Cloud

Rubrik burst onto the scene in 2014 as a leading provider of cloud-based data management and protection solutions. The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints was founded in 1830, and over its long history has become a nexus of philanthropy and faith. At first glance, these two organizations have little in common—but there’s more to this odd…

How to Manage Linux Identities Without LDAP

A common configuration for on-premises Linux servers includes using an LDAP directory to manage identities and for user authentication. This approach has been a de-facto standard and best practice for more than a decade. But LDAP directories have posed challenges to administrators and security professionals. There is a better way to manage Linux…

Adapting to the Cloud Operating Model: Using Okta + HashiCorp to Automate Identity + Infrastructure as Code

Companies who employ DevOps programs have a goal in mind – to enable velocity at scale. Getting software out the door faster and more effectively is becoming critical to remain competitive in today’s fast-paced technology landscape. When speed is the name of the game, automation is key. Without the right guard rails, however, automation can be…

How to Centrally Manage Server User Attributes With Okta

A major driver for any organization’s identity strategy is to have a single authoritative source where security policies are consistently applied. Disparate identity stores lead to disparate controls, which makes it incredibly difficult to adhere to your compliance-mandated security policies. Okta has grown to be the market leader in this space…

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