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The NIST Privacy Framework: Why it Matters

Okta’s vision is to be the platform that enables any organization to adopt any technology. To achieve that goal, it’s critical that Okta customers and partners have complete trust in our ability to keep their data private and secure. As such, we are constantly aligning our operations with comprehensive data privacy standards, developing best…

Okta Releases FIPS 140-2 Validated Encryption in Okta Verify

Credential phishing is a real and growing threat, and multi-factor authentication (MFA) is an effective protection against it. The strength of MFA lies in its requirement to present additional valid factors, beyond a password, to gain access, thwarting would-be attackers. But not all factors are created equal. Some factors, like security questions…

Addressing New NIST Guidelines with Okta Verify

The National Institute for Standards and Technology (NIST) generated some buzz yesterday with the release of its Digital Authentication Guideline draft. As part of its purview, NIST recommends national-level guidelines and rules for cryptography and secure communications. In the proposal, NIST recommends implementers consider authenticators other…

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