Okta Lifecycle Management

Here’s How You Solve the Lifecycle Management Problem

Every time you hire a new employee, a number of things must happen across HR and IT teams to get them access to the systems and tools they need to do their job. At the core of these onboarding processes is your company’s identity management (IDM) system, which monitors your employees’ lifecycles from beginning to end—every hire, role change,…

The Production Line: Automations

For our second edition of The Production Line, we’re going back to the future with Automations. Introduced in February of 2019, this Early Availability (EA) feature is currently the most popular EA selection since we added self-enablement options for super admins, so let’s dig in! What are Automations? The Automations feature impacts three areas…

How SaaS and Cloud Storage Is Shifting Your Security Perimeter

Modern organizations have embraced Software as a Service (SaaS) in a big way—and for good reason. Cost savings, increased efficiency, and boosted productivity are just some of the benefits of outsourcing IT solutions like email, app hosting, and data storage to independent third parties. In fact, solutions offered by cloud providers like Microsoft…

The GDPR, Identity, and Your Organization

The General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”) ‘go-live’ date is just around the corner and, if I were a betting man, I’d say that odds are you aren’t adequately prepared. You might be thinking, “But hey, Joe, I have until May 2018 to get my house in order.” Truth is, that isn’t much time to audit the services, data and controls you have in place…

Let's Break Down Provisioning: How to Manage a User's Lifecycle

A confluence of innovations, from the proliferation of SaaS apps to cloud computing, have revolutionized the way businesses engage with technology. Yet many business practices can be complicated by these innovations. Employees require more tools on more devices to do their jobs and organizations are confronting trends like data breaches, high…

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