single sign-on

Juggling multiple login credentials isn’t just a chore for end users; with the amount of cumbersome password resets they must facilitate, IT suffers, too. SSO simplifies the process from both sides, giving users a single point of access and self-service rest options, and Okta’s take is one of the best. Here’s why.

Measuring the business value of Identity at Guaranteed Rate and ADT

Grappling with the aftermath of a global pandemic and navigating the complexities of an austerity-driven economy, cybersecurity leaders find themselves at a crossroads.  In the wake of macroeconomic uncertainties, these leaders are under increasing pressure to validate their investments to executive decision-makers.  The challenge is twofold: How…

Jamf and Okta: Identity management that innovates with Apple

If you don’t know already Jamf, a leading Apple device management and endpoint security solutions provider, has teamed up with Okta to introduce public support for Apple’s Platform Single Sign-On (PSSO) framework on macOS, representing the first large-scale offering to the market. PSSO, which Apple showcased at WWDC 2022, provides a seamless and…

5 signs to upgrade your small business Identity solution

TL;DR: Is customer login holding back your small business? Here’s what to look for when you’re ready to take your business to the next level: Fraud? Need to scale? Top five signs it’s time to upgrade Upgrade benefits, including solving for security, customer experience, scalability, and future opportunities Your user sign-up and login was fine…

Unveiling new and improved product features — 6 month lookback

Our teams have been heads down and focused on delivering capabilities that empower our customers to continue to provide seamless customer experiences and power their SaaS ambitions. As we are now halfway through the calendar year, I wanted to reflect on the capabilities we have delivered and give you a glimpse of what's to come next.  Unveiling…

DonorsChoose + Okta: Investing in Classrooms, Increasing Organizational Security, and Developing Talent

I graduated from college in 2019 and was set on finding a job in the social good sector where I could combine my technical skills with mission-driven, equity-forward work. I wanted to combine my past experience working in the nonprofit space with my newfound love of computer science, but finding the right fit was a challenge. Then I found…

What Is Single Sign-On (SSO)?

Single sign-on (SSO) is a user authentication tool that enables users to securely access multiple applications and services using just one set of credentials. Whether your workday relies on Slack, Asana, Google Workspace, or Zoom, SSO provides you with a pop-up widget or login page with just one password that gives you access to every integrated…

What Is SAML and How Does It Work?

SAML stands for Security Assertion Markup Language, an open standard that passes authorization credentials from identity providers (IdPs) to service providers (SPs). Put simply, it enables secure communication between applications and allows users to gain access with a single set of credentials. Before we can dive too deeply into what SAML is used…

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