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FedRAMP High: Okta Identity Cloud is In-Process

The ultimate assurance for High Impact systems  FISMA demands the most rigorous security controls for systems and data categorized as High Impact under FIPS 199. That’s why FedRAMP’s High Impact Level authorization is the most rigorous for any cloud provider to achieve. It’s the ultimate assurance for federal agencies to confidently adopt modern,…

Okta’s Identity Cloud is Giving Federal Agencies the Building Blocks of a Zero Trust Journey

It’s been a long, long road….. Journeys are interesting things. You sometimes fail to realize you’re on a journey until the journey is over and you look back and say “Wow, I’ve come a long way”. Sometimes you know you’re on a journey but it’s hard to see where it might take you. The journey to a higher level of security (sometimes referred to as …

Reflections on Security: Looking Ahead

As we continue deeper into 2022, facing many of the challenges we saw in 2021 (see Reflections on Security: Looking Back at 2021), optimism may seem difficult. How do we know the next evolution of identity and security practices will be enough? And this time of year always sees a flurry of predictions on what trends will emerge and what should be…

Reflections on Security: Looking Back at 2021

As we exited a difficult 2020, we did so with lessons and learnings we were hoping would guide us better in 2021. There was a new focus towards a hybrid working environment that was also secure. This shift required a modernization of infrastructures, the adoption of new technologies, and innovative ways to automate, orchestrate, and reduce overall…

Founders in Focus: Maor Bin of Adaptive Shield

Each month we’ll highlight one of the founders of Okta Ventures’ portfolio companies. You’ll get to know more about them and learn how they work with Okta. This month we’re speaking with Maor Bin, a co-founder of Adaptive Shield. What is Adaptive Shield and what is your mission? Today, with SaaS apps fast becoming the default system of record,…

Cyber Security Advocate: Meet Chris Niggel

As the ongoing dialogue on threats, standards, and best practices continues to drive awareness of cyber security issues, we noticed something slipping under the radar: the contributions of security professionals working behind the scenes to stay ahead of the curve. To us, cyber security means people, and we’re celebrating the Cyber Security…

Okta Is Proud to Participate in the New CrowdXDR Alliance

October is Cyber Security Awareness Month, and the past few weeks have accelerated this awareness into mainstream consciousness. Facebook experienced an outage, Twitch suffered a major data breach, and Syniverse quietly revealed a 5-year data breach. It has become starkly evident that organizations need to invest in cyber security solutions, but…

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