cybersecurity

Founders in Focus: Moty Jacob of SURF Security

Each month, we’ll highlight one of the founders of Okta Ventures’ portfolio companies. You’ll get to know more about them and learn how they work with Okta. This month we’re speaking with Moty Jacob of SURF Security. What is SURF Security, and what is your mission? SURF Security is trying to solve a fundamental problem in corporate security:…

Founders in Focus: Oliver Friedrichs of Pangea

Welcome to our Founders in Focus series, where each month we highlight one of the founders of Okta Ventures’ portfolio companies. You’ll learn more about them and how they work with Okta. This month, we’re getting to know Pangea and their mission to arm developers with security tools. What is Pangea, and what is your mission? Pangea is the world’s…

Cybersecurity Advocate: Meet Rifaat Shekh-Yusef

Organizations today face increasingly diverse and sophisticated cyber threats. This work is bigger than any one entity; it forms part of a collaborative global initiative to make the internet a safer place. For Cyber Security Awareness Month, we’re going behind the scenes with some of Okta’s Cyber Security Advocates, a talented group of…

Amazon Security Lake and Okta Make Data More Accessible for Increased Security and Visibility

Today at AWS re:Invent in Las Vegas, AWS announced their Amazon Security Lake which lets you build a security data lake from integrated cloud and on-premises data sources as well as from your private applications. With support for the Open Cybersecurity Schema Framework (OCSF) standard, Amazon Security Lake reduces the complexity and costs for…

Be the Boss of the SOC with Okta and Splunk

Ever dreamed of being Splunk’s Boss of the SOC (BOTS)? Splunk launched “BOTS Partner Experiences” to let you do that with real-life experiences that expose you to more data sets—especially ones similar to what you might find in your real-world environments. With identity-based attacks becoming the predominant conduit for credential compromises,…

Cyber Security Awareness Month: 4 Ways to Participate

We live in a world of modern digital companies and users have never had so much freedom. We can build anything with cloud apps and services. We can work from anywhere. Learn from anywhere. Shop and surf from anywhere, on any device. But so can the bad guys. What is Cyber Security Awareness Month? Back in 2004 when more of the global interactions…

How Okta Premier Partner SIA Became Okta’s Largest Pipeline Generator in Iberia in Just Two Years

In 2019, Iberian cybersecurity specialist SIA had no involvement with Okta. Fast forward two years and SIA is not only Okta’s only Premier Partner in Iberia, it’s also our largest pipeline generator in the region.  During this time, SIA also acquired the German cybersecurity firm MSS and has been increasingly targeting the customer base of its…

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