IAM

Identity and access management (IAM) tools connect users to the systems and tools they rely on, easing experience for users, menial tasks for IT, and security for both. As the leading provider of identity for the enterprise, Okta has much to say about IAM. Here’s a sample of our thoughts.

How Identity accelerates M&A for Mars and Warner Bros. Discovery

Organizations who grow through mergers and acquisition (M&A) processes need to be laser-focused on a successful integration starting on day 0. But for many technical reasons, integrating multiple, complex systems and granting access to the right solutions for the right people is easier said than done. Multinational enterprises, such as Mars…

Cybersecurity your users can love

Barrier for nonprofits: Lack of technical resources Nonprofits uphold missions that make lasting impacts. Their services may be as critical as helping families access emergency shelter or as life-changing as providing a much-needed career opportunity. While focus areas may vary from organization to organization, they all share a commonality —…

How Identity gives SMBs a competitive edge

Note: If you’re already set on IAM basics and ready for resources, we recommend checking out IDaaS for Dummies or A Comprehensive Guide for Your Workforce Identity Maturity Journey to really dig into the topic.   How can something like Identity give small and medium businesses (SMBs) a competitive edge? Organizations are increasingly defined by…

Four IAM Best Practices to Secure Customer Identity

61% of 2021 breaches involved credentials. Almost every company has employees, users, and/or customers who enjoy access to proprietary information and critical data. And while this information may not be accessible via direct links, they may still inadvertently gain access to content they shouldn’t have. These same companies often struggle with…

Is Establishing a Robust IAM Practice Tactical or Strategic?

Verizon’s 2021 Data Breach Investigations Report found that privilege abuse is still the leading cause of breaches today. As cyber-attacks targeting identity (such as business email compromise or phishing) have become more sophisticated and numerous, many organizations are increasing their focus and budgets to combat them using Identity and Access…

What Is Identity and Access Management (IAM)?

Identity and access management (IAM) is a framework that enables organizations to ensure only the right people and devices have access to the right applications, resources, and systems at the right time. IAM encompasses the various policies, services, and technologies that allow organizations to verify every user’s identity and level of access at…

What Is Single Sign-On (SSO)?

Single sign-on (SSO) is a user authentication tool that enables users to securely access multiple applications and services using just one set of credentials. Whether your workday relies on Slack, Asana, Google Workspace, or Zoom, SSO provides you with a pop-up widget or login page with just one password that gives you access to every integrated…

“We wanted to help more organizations succeed.” Leon Oud Shares the Vision Behind FuseLogic, Okta’s Most Certified Partner in the Benelux

IT leaders know that the best and most up-to-date technologies can make a sizeable impact on their business results. But being on the cutting edge brings its own challenges: from creating and changing users in a wide array of applications, to ensuring the security of apps they may not have full control over – particularly when, confronted with…

Take Back Control of Your Business Data with Okta and 1Password

Single Sign-On (SSO) is a key component of any Identity & Access Management (IAM) stack, but it is only one piece of a much larger security puzzle. In order to secure your business’ data, you need to manage access to all services, not just those covered by SSO.  Shadow IT is the chink in your security armor Employees often break IT rules…

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