AWS

Helping the Public Sector Adopt a Zero Trust Framework: Okta Joins the AWS Summit

Earlier this year I wrote that, in 2021, government security leaders need to adopt a true Zero Trust framework—an approach that ensures the right people have the right level of access, to the right resources, in the right context. And that access must be assessed continuously—all without adding friction for the user. Meanwhile, it should add as…

Okta and AWS Partner to Secure EC2 Instances with the Okta Advanced Server Access Quick Start

Millions of companies – including many Okta customers – rely on Amazon Web Services (AWS) to power their businesses. According to 2020's [email protected] Report, AWS has risen steadily from sixth place five years ago to the second most popular cloud app used by Okta customers. As companies increasingly use AWS to power their infrastructure, they…

How Okta + AWS SSO Simplifies Admin and Adds CLI Support

Millions of users across an array of enterprises depend on the cloud infrastructure of Amazon Web Services (AWS) and the seamless convenience of Okta Single Sign-On (SSO) to power their web and mobile platforms. The demand for cloud-enabled identity and access management (IAM) has exploded across the business landscape. And as organizations move…

The Production Line: The LDAP Interface

For our third edition of The Production Line, we’re looking at something old, made new again with the LDAP Interface. In essence, it’s a hybrid IT game changer. If this sounds like hyperbole, note this customer quote: “[with the LDAP interface] we could finally get rid of our Lotus Notes server.” And although it spent some time cooking in Early…

Own Your Own Availability: Zero Downtime During the AWS Outage

The East Coast is still reeling from a powerful storm that swept through the region on Friday, but the storm’s effects reverberated beyond the devastation in the Mid-Atlantic. On Friday, a lighting storm partially knocked out one of Amazon’s AWS availability zones in Virginia — and companies all over the globe felt the pinch. Netflix, Instagram,…

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