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Cyber Security Advocate: Meet Annybell Villarroel

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…

Building Opportunities in Cyber Security Through Equity, Diversity, and Belonging Initiatives

Fostering diversity, equity, and inclusion in technology is critical to everything we do at Okta. Cyber security is centered around people, and the unique perspective each professional brings to the job gives us an essential view of the landscape that supports innovation and excellence—and enriches our organizational culture.  In order for us to…

Okta Tech Pathways Week and the Difference Diversity Makes to Cyber Security

At Okta, we believe providing opportunities in technology to historically excluded groups is crucial to building more equitable businesses and communities. That’s why we’ve committed to inclusive actions that empower young people to succeed in tech and build stronger communities worldwide. We’re highlighting the work that we do throughout Cyber…

Cyber Security Advocates: Meet Jameeka Green Aaron

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…

How Okta Elite Partner, Upright Security, Supports Customers in Every Step of Their Identity Journey

Securing access to digital assets has never been more important. In our increasingly connected, cloud-powered world, propelled into a new age of remote access by COVID-19, businesses can’t afford not to make identity and access management (IAM) a priority. But even for experienced businesses, implementing the right IAM tools in the right way can…

Advocates for Change for Cyber Security Awareness Month

The pandemic has prompted massive changes. Over the past 18 months, we’ve adapted and adjusted, implemented new processes and tools, and are acclimating to a “new normal.” While we’ve embraced an entirely new way to work, there is also a spotlight on how to do so securely. But the prevalence of vulnerabilities, exploits, and breaches is not new…

Helping the Public Sector Adopt a Zero Trust Framework: Okta Joins the AWS Summit

Earlier this year I wrote that, in 2021, government security leaders need to adopt a true Zero Trust framework—an approach that ensures the right people have the right level of access, to the right resources, in the right context. And that access must be assessed continuously—all without adding friction for the user. Meanwhile, it should add as…

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