healthcare

What Is Biometric Authentication?

Biometric authentication is a security process that compares a person’s characteristics to a stored set of biometric data in order to grant access to buildings, applications, systems, and more. With cybercrime, fraud, and identity theft on the rise, it’s more important than ever for businesses to help customers and employees verify their identity,…

Businesses @ Work (from Home): The Healthcare Edition

The COVID-19 pandemic has created unprecedented challenges for people around the world, with millions suddenly working from home for the very first time. This, in turn, means thousands of companies have had to adapt—quickly—to maintain productivity and security for employees, allowing them to easily connect and communicate with colleagues. Within…

Driving Digital Transformation in UK Healthcare and Pharma

Healthcare organisations (HCOs) and pharmaceutical companies have not always been first to the chase when it comes to embracing new technologies. However, in the UK this is changing, with a growing realisation that digital platforms can streamline processes, improve collaboration, reduce costs and empower patients. That’s led to an ambitious…

How the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services Will Use Okta to Modernize its Identity Infrastructure

Today we’re excited to announce that the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) has selected Okta to improve the security, reliability, scalability and user experience for its Quality Payments Program (QPP). We’re proud to already provide our HIPAA compliant-solutions to healthcare organizations. As we pursue our FedRAMP authorization…

Okta for Healthcare: Okta Debuts HIPAA Compliant Service

Protecting personal health and identity information is paramount within the healthcare industry. At Okta, we partner with HIPAA Covered Entities and their Service Providers to secure this very data, while enabling these partners to quickly innovate and remain leaders in the industry. To better serve the highly-regulated and security-conscious…

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