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Organizations moving forward

2023 was a big year for the Okta Customer Identity Cloud (CIC) Organizations product, which made its debut in April 2021. Adoption and product usage more than doubled. It led to a lot of learning and product investment. I’m excited to share our progress and what’s planned next. First, a quick recap on Organizations: Organizations provides the…

Measuring the business value of Identity at Guaranteed Rate and ADT

Grappling with the aftermath of a global pandemic and navigating the complexities of an austerity-driven economy, cybersecurity leaders find themselves at a crossroads.  In the wake of macroeconomic uncertainties, these leaders are under increasing pressure to validate their investments to executive decision-makers.  The challenge is twofold: How…

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 —…

Okta Privileged Access is generally available

We are thrilled to announce the general availability of Okta Privileged Access, our new privileged access management (PAM) offering, beginning this week. Okta Privileged Access is a powerful solution that elevates your security infrastructure and helps provide controlled access to your critical systems, applications, and data. This empowers your…

Why Identity fuels speed for SMBs

It takes time to get your small- or medium-size business (SMB) running and establish a strong market presence. Every second counts in delivering tangible results that propel business growth: 93% of SMB owners calculate a potential run-rate of less than 18 months upon launch (Small Biz Trends). If you get to a Series B or C round of funding, you’ll…

Top 3 actions for technologists to help maximize the value of your business’ cybersecurity insurance

I recently had the privilege of organizing a knowledge-sharing webinar, where we brought together a panel of cybersecurity insurance (CSI) experts. Our discussion revolved around the present and future state of the industry, and I gained a wealth of valuable insights along the way that inspired this blog.  One of the prevailing themes during the…

How to choose the right MFA for your small business

TL;DR: How to right-size your MFA solution to do more with less. Key takeaways include: Understanding small business authentication and MFA factors Considerations including ease of use, cost-efficiency, pros and cons  Creating your MFA implementation plan   If you’re reading this you know that when attackers get control of the right identity,…

5 signs to upgrade your small business Identity solution

TL;DR: Is customer login holding back your small business? Here’s what to look for when you’re ready to take your business to the next level: Fraud? Need to scale? Top five signs it’s time to upgrade Upgrade benefits, including solving for security, customer experience, scalability, and future opportunities Your user sign-up and login was fine…

Okta participates in White House MFA symposium

Okta was honored to have several of our cybersecurity experts participate in today’s White House Multi-factor Authentication (MFA) Modernization Symposium.  We applaud the Biden administration for holding this event and shining a light on the significant roles MFA and Identity play in securing critical infrastructure and successfully delivering…

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