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Okta for US Military: A New milestone in DoD IL4 Identity

The Department of Defense (DoD) is America’s largest government agency, with nearly 3 million active duty personnel, civilian employees, and reservists in more than 160 countries. It supports military families, dependents, veterans, and millions of recruits each year. Every Identity is vital to the DoD’s mission: protecting our national security. …

The Benefits of Identity Federation for U.S. Government Agencies

Imagine a scenario where an employee at the United States Department of Health and Human Services is working on a cross-agency project with staff at the Department of Commerce and the State Department.  Employees from the three agencies work together, share research and documents, and draft reports using common collaboration tools. All of the…

Okta Helps Federal Agencies Easily Deploy Phishing-Resistant MFA

A recent report from the Anti-Phishing Working Group (APWG) revealed phishing attacks for the first quarter of 2022 exceeded one million—the highest on APWG record. As attacks increase, it’s reasonable to expect targeted phishing attacks to increase as well.  The U.S. government is defending itself against this growing threat via mandates and…

How Okta Can Help Meet CMMC Identity and Access Management Requirements

If your organization provides products or services to the U.S. Department of Defense either as a prime contractor or a subcontractor, then you’ve probably heard a lot about CMMC lately. In this post, I’ll provide some background about what CMMC is and share a breakdown of how using Okta can help your organization meet specific controls required by…

Keeping Up with Customer Experience in 2021 and Beyond

2020 was a pivotal year, with COVID-19 profoundly changing the ways we live, work, and transact. And in many industries, the trends brought on by the pandemic—physical distancing, limitations on non-essential services, and new health and safety regulations—will only continue to define how businesses operate. Supply chains, for instance, have yet…

What Are ICAM and FICAM?

For organizations and government agencies alike, strong identity management is paramount. Millions of people share sensitive, personal information with commercial and public bodies every day, so companies and public sector agencies have a responsibility to secure their assets.  This is where ICAM and FICAM come in. What is ICAM? Identity,…

Modernizing Government Agencies: How Okta Can Help Build Secure and Scalable Citizen Experiences

We often share personal information to obtain the services we need, be it healthcare, financial assistance, or legal advice. In doing so, we place trust in our service providers to keep this data confidential and secure—often without hesitation. When interacting with government agencies, however, we’re usually less confident. By design, agencies…

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