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.

4 Tools to Keep in your Risk-Assessment Toolbox

As more companies move to support cloud-based environments to work with better mobility and flexibility, their number of vulnerability points also increase. A thriving underground economy that trades in hacking tools, cyber crime services, stolen data, and credentials is estimated to be worth $600 billion annually—that’s more than the film, gaming…

5 Top Enterprises Making IAM a Priority

To be competitive is to be proactive. Companies in every industry have to identify and address demands if they’re to get (and stay) ahead. Each company has its own challenges, but the need to modernize IT impacts organizations across all industries. A major part of this modernization is improved identity and access management (IAM). Companies need…

IAM—Who’s Ultimately Responsible?

It’s a familiar tale. HR wants to increase efficiency. Security needs to reduce the risk of a breach. Legal have their eye on safeguarding, and IT are swamped with reset requests. For modern businesses, a wide array of stakeholders have an interest in streamlining processes, protecting their people, knocking down the proverbial walls of the…

The Importance of SSO in Enterprise IAM

In today’s identity management climate, single sign-on (SSO) capability is critical to the success of enterprise identity and access management (IAM). IT departments face growing demands: managing thousands of users, both internal and external, who each need access to an increasing number of cloud-based applications. Adding to this complexity is…

2014: The Year the Tidal Wave of Cloud Hits the UK

The fast-paced nature of the tech industry makes predicting what the year ahead holds a difficult task. As IT decision makers, we’re constantly asking, “What will be the next must-have mobile device, and how will we integrate it into our system? Who will create the next key enterprise app, and how will we give our employees secure access to it?”…

Okta and SharePoint: Simple, Secure Enterprise Collaboration

The modern enterprise is more open and complex than ever before. Global teams, virtual workplaces and increased enterprise collaboration among customers and partners is the new norm in business. This increased collaboration means that IT departments must manage both internal employee identities across multiple divisions, as well as the identities…

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