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.

How Okta + AWS SSO Simplifies Admin and Adds CLI Support

Millions of users across an array of enterprises depend on the cloud infrastructure of Amazon Web Services (AWS) and the seamless convenience of Okta Single Sign-On (SSO) to power their web and mobile platforms. The demand for cloud-enabled identity and access management (IAM) has exploded across the business landscape. And as organizations move…

Stories from the Trenches: Scale & Growth in the Cloud

Rubrik burst onto the scene in 2014 as a leading provider of cloud-based data management and protection solutions. The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints was founded in 1830, and over its long history has become a nexus of philanthropy and faith. At first glance, these two organizations have little in common—but there’s more to this odd…

Our Customers Are Tidying Up IAM—Here’s How

We’ll be the first to say that modern identity and access management (IAM) systems are complex. On the one hand, they need to be powerful enough to deal with multiple identity silos and application technologies. And on the other, they need to operate with legacy infrastructure. With the wrong system in place, this complexity can cost time and…

How Thoughtworks Gained Better Security and Increased Productivity—by Losing Their Dependence on AD

Thoughtworks began its journey away from Active Directory (AD) less than three years ago, though Philip Ibarrola, Thoughtworks TechOps Head of Technology, says it was a long time coming. Thoughtworks was once a Microsoft-only shop: Microsoft servers, Windows-based laptops, and security and authentications, all managed by AD. But since 2011, the…

A Leading Identity Conference: What to Expect at Oktane20

Update: March 5 Every year at Oktane, we look forward to bringing together thousands of IT professionals, product leaders, and developers to discuss the importance of identity. As we’ve followed the spread of the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), it became clear that, this year, the best way to safely engage with our community is through a…

Revamped and Ready: Discover the End User Adoption Toolkit

Okta’s first core value is “Love our customers”: We know our customers include not only admins implementing Okta, but also the end users who will use Okta every day. True to this core value, we believe in supporting our customers from beginning to end user adoption. That’s why we’re so excited to introduce the revamped and ready End User Adoption…

Passwordless Authentication: Where to start

Let’s face it: we’re all tired of passwords. They’re a major pain for users and not nearly as effective at securing accounts as they pretend to be. Thankfully, there is a better way! We are excited to announce a new set of passwordless capabilities in Okta that will allow you to deliver seamless auth experiences to all users! In this post, we’ll…

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