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Byte-Sized Video: Don’t Limit the Scope of Your SSO and MFA

No matter how much you may love your users, you can’t trust all of them. With so many individuals and devices accessing your apps, and requests coming from various networks, there’s a real risk of bad actors slipping through the cracks. Single-sign on (SSO) and multi-factor authentication (MFA) are must-haves when it comes to modern security. To…

Why It’s Time to Break Up with Active Directory

Do you still use a cell phone designed in 1999? Would you risk letting your teenager drive a 20-year-old car with 20-year-old airbags? Probably not. In an era of innovation and disruption, leading companies pride themselves on constantly adopting new and better technologies. So why is it that some of those same enterprises continue to rely on…

Integration Spotlight: Okta + Microsoft

Okta and Microsoft share thousands of common customers, and millions of common users. Countless have approached us with questions on Okta’s integrations and partnership with Microsoft. “Will Okta work with my Microsoft Windows 10?” “Should I buy Azure AD Premium to get some of the newer security features?” Or, “How can I justify spending on an…

We’re Meeting the Gold Standard As a Microsoft Partner

As part of our commitment to enabling choice in the cloud, I’m proud to share that Okta has achieved status as a Microsoft Gold Partner in both the Messaging and the Datacenter competencies. As a Gold member of the Microsoft Partner Network, we have demonstrated our ability to deliver quality solutions through the Okta Identity Cloud in…

Microsoft, TicketWeb Latest Victims of Online Hackers

News filtered out earlier this week about two recent security breaches. TechCrunch reported on an attack on Microsoft’s online store in India, which exposed user information including email addresses, order histories and addresses (but excluding credit card numbers). And during the weekend, U.K.-based TicketWeb suffered a breach of its own after…

This Week in the Cloud: Private Cloud Pain and Saving Money (and the Environment) with the Public Cloud

Dreamforce may be right around the corner, but before Benioff and Metallica dominate the news cycle, here’s a look at this week’s cloud news stories: Pain in the Private Cloud SearchCloudComputing.com’s Carl Brooks wrote an interesting post earlier this week about how two IT vendors reworked their own internal IT departments — and quickly learned…

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