identity

Take it From a Global Marketing Leader: Identity Matters

“Hello, give me your name, address, shoe size, motorcycle and boots.” Now, we can all agree that approaching a first date like you’re the Terminator is not going to go very well. No one likes to be bombarded with personal questions as soon as they sit down — let alone by a stranger they’ve just met. Yet this is how most brands approach those first…

Founders in Focus: Dan Benjamin of Dig Security

Each month, we highlight one of the founders of Okta Ventures’ portfolio companies. You’ll get to know more about them and learn how they work with Okta. This month we’re speaking with Dan Benjamin, CEO and co-founder of Dig Security.  What is Dig Security and what is your mission? Dig is a cloud data security company that helps organizations…

The Path to Continuous Authentication: Solving the Best of Breed Problem

For years the network perimeter has been the foundation for controlling access to digital resources: kill the network, and the user no longer has access. Today’s cloud-first world has changed that, shifting the security perimeter to users and devices—and as companies continue to adopt best of breed solutions that enable their workforce, they need…

IDSA Report: The State of Identity-Related Security in 2020

During the past few months, as the COVID-19 pandemic has spread around the globe, we’ve witnessed a global rise in identity and phishing attacks. But identity-related breaches don’t just happen during a time of crisis; they are prevalent, unfortunately, even in the best of times. To better understand the identity-related security landscape, the…

Okta + Unicon: Enhancing Success and Security for Campus Communities

Many of today’s colleges and universities still rely on costly, outdated legacy systems to provide students, staff, and alumni with access to their resources—severely impacting user experience as a result. However, in the same spirit of continuous improvement these schools use to educate their students, that trend is shifting: 62% of education…

When to Retire the Monolith: Is a Move to Microservices in Your Future?

We’ve seen monumental changes in personal computing over the past few decades. The more sophisticated a device becomes, the more compact its design and the more advanced its capabilities. Take mobile phones: their first iterations were cumbersome and slow compared to the sleek, fast smartphones we now carry in our pockets. And modern-day laptops…

Three Reasons Your Nonprofit Needs an Identity Solution

Nonprofits do society’s hardest work. They serve our most vulnerable people, protect our most precious resources, and advocate for our most worthy causes. In short, they strive to make the world a better place for all of us. That’s why Okta is committed to enabling nonprofits to leverage the world’s best technology. It’s also why every nonprofit…

From the Air Force to Okta: Your Story Inspires with Becky Oliver

This Veterans Day, we want to thank all military veterans for their service; we never take it for granted and appreciate all that you do. In this edition of Your Story Inspires, we’re honored to highlight Becky Oliver, vice president of technology program management. Read on to learn more about Becky’s time with the U.S. Air Force (USAF) and how…

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