OpenID Connect

What is Federation and Why Should Your Apps Support it?

In the days before widespread use of the web, a user would log into a single server (or a handful of servers) and only have to remember one or two passwords. Applications were assumed to be for a single user, and didn’t require login credentials. Then, as the internet began to gain popularity and applications begin to be run on the web, the number…

Connecting People and Technology — Onward

When Frederic and I founded Okta in 2009, we did so with a vision to securely connect any combination of apps, devices and people. Today, while the company is much larger and our offering more robust, that original aim remains unchanged. Thousands of organizations — like Western Union, 20th Century Fox, Etihad Airways and Rotary International —…

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