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Why Okta is Privacy-Forward

Last week Okta celebrated Data Privacy Week with a company-wide campaign to reinforce employee awareness of the importance of respecting privacy and safeguarding personal data. This got me thinking about how data protection and privacy have never been more relevant to individuals around the world. We’ve never spent more time online or been so…

Introducing Okta's Identity Adoption Model for Zero Trust

While the term “Zero Trust” is ubiquitous enough to feel like a buzzword, adoption of the security framework is not as widespread as you might think.  The security industry has been discussing the reality of the shifting perimeter for nearly two decades, with origins back to the Jericho Forum, an international group working to define and promote…

Okta’s Enhanced Smart Card Auth Helps Keep Gov Resources Safe

Nearly two decades ago, the U.S. Homeland Security Presidential Directive 12 (HSPD-12) established a new identity policy for federal employees and contractors. Its goal was a strong, government-wide approach to secure both physical and logical access. Today, the Personal Identity Verification (PIV) and Common Access Card (CAC) standards are…

Founders in Focus: Moty Jacob of SURF Security

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 Moty Jacob of SURF Security. What is SURF Security, and what is your mission? SURF Security is trying to solve a fundamental problem in corporate security:…

Founders in Focus: Oliver Friedrichs of Pangea

Welcome to our Founders in Focus series, where each month we highlight one of the founders of Okta Ventures’ portfolio companies. You’ll learn more about them and how they work with Okta. This month, we’re getting to know Pangea and their mission to arm developers with security tools. What is Pangea, and what is your mission? Pangea is the world’s…

Okta for US Military: A New milestone in DoD IL4 Identity

The Department of Defense (DoD) is America’s largest government agency, with nearly 3 million active duty personnel, civilian employees, and reservists in more than 160 countries. It supports military families, dependents, veterans, and millions of recruits each year. Every Identity is vital to the DoD’s mission: protecting our national security. …

Here’s How to Resist Phishing in a Heterogeneous Workforce

Here’s How to Resist Phishing in a Heterogeneous Workforce Organizations manage a broad ecosystem of users, from employees and contractors using the same access points to business partners collaborating throughout the supply chain. How do you keep this dynamic world connected, flowing, and, most importantly, safe from social engineering, like…

Miro + Okta: An Automation Win for Your Business

People create and exchange confidential, valuable information in SaaS tools daily, and admins are responsible for managing content from tens of teams and hundreds or thousands of users. That means IT teams need to support new, hybrid ways of working to maintain secure and efficient collaboration. To support this growing need, Okta and Miro…

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