diversity inclusion & belonging

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…

Building Opportunities in Cyber Security Through Equity, Diversity, and Belonging Initiatives

Fostering diversity, equity, and inclusion in technology is critical to everything we do at Okta. Cyber security is centered around people, and the unique perspective each professional brings to the job gives us an essential view of the landscape that supports innovation and excellence—and enriches our organizational culture.  In order for us to…

Okta Tech Pathways Week and the Difference Diversity Makes to Cyber Security

At Okta, we believe providing opportunities in technology to historically excluded groups is crucial to building more equitable businesses and communities. That’s why we’ve committed to inclusive actions that empower young people to succeed in tech and build stronger communities worldwide. We’re highlighting the work that we do throughout Cyber…

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…

Advocates for Change for Cyber Security Awareness Month

The pandemic has prompted massive changes. Over the past 18 months, we’ve adapted and adjusted, implemented new processes and tools, and are acclimating to a “new normal.” While we’ve embraced an entirely new way to work, there is also a spotlight on how to do so securely. But the prevalence of vulnerabilities, exploits, and breaches is not new…

Doing the Work: Our Commitment to Building Balanced Teams

On September 15th, Okta and Auth0 co-sponsored the Girls in Tech conference (GITCON), the signature, eponymous event of one of our nonprofit partners, focused on eliminating the gender gap in tech. This is the first joint event that Auth0 and Okta have sponsored, and we could not be more excited about how our teams have come together. As we…

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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