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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…

6 Bold Predictions for IT Leaders: How Companies Will Work in 2023

“Holistic.” “Strategic.” “Ruthless.”  According to experts at Okta, those are the kinds of mindsets business leaders will need to adopt in 2023. Because as the new year dawns, companies are facing a dizzying mix of headwinds: high inflation, surging interest rates, a global threat of recession, and the ongoing pandemic, to name just a few. With…

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. …

An Exploration of Open Identity Standards

You may be curious to find out how products and solutions are developed, implemented, adopted, and operated. The history of standards is a fascinating place to start.  Standards are well-defined, abstract interfaces that enable industries to develop and thrive. These interfaces ensure ecosystem players with different roles can work together and…

Modern, Secure Access for On-Prem Apps with Okta Access Gateway

80% of the organizations are operating a hybrid IT model, according to the 2022 Flexera State of the Cloud Report. For many of these organizations, identity is playing a pivotal role in simplifying IT operations, enabling superior end user experience, and upholding security posture. Innovators such as Avery Dennison are using Okta Access Gateway…

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…

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