Zero Trust

Zero Trust— the idea that all access to corporate resources should be restricted until the user has proven their identity and access permissions, and the device has passed a security profile check—is a core concept for Okta. For organizations concerned about ease and security of access, the following articles should explain why.

Governments are Ahead of the Curve With Zero Trust Deployment

Government institutions are prime cyber targets. In fact, according to a 2021 report from Auth0, more than 10 percent of registration attempts for online government services represent threat actors trying to create fake accounts. Around the world, public policymakers and technology leaders have chosen to strengthen their security posture by…

5 Important Insights From Our 2022 State of Zero Trust Report

What a difference four years makes.  Since launching our first State of Zero Trust report in 2019, we’ve been saying that the framework represents the future of security. This year, Zero Trust adoption reached a tipping point.  In 2019, many organizations that we surveyed acknowledged that Zero Trust was important, but just 16% had invested in…

Okta + the NCCoE are Ready to Rock Zero Trust Security

What do a security strategy, a government agency, and a rocker all have in common? No, this isn't a silly joke; it’s the way I’m thinking about how large organizations can approach new paradigms. A way that can be music to our collective ears.  If you’ve been watching the latest season of Stranger Things, Volume 4 (Don’t worry, no spoilers), you…

Okta’s Identity Cloud is Giving Federal Agencies the Building Blocks of a Zero Trust Journey

It’s been a long, long road….. Journeys are interesting things. You sometimes fail to realize you’re on a journey until the journey is over and you look back and say “Wow, I’ve come a long way”. Sometimes you know you’re on a journey but it’s hard to see where it might take you. The journey to a higher level of security (sometimes referred to as …

Reflections on Security: Looking Ahead

As we continue deeper into 2022, facing many of the challenges we saw in 2021 (see Reflections on Security: Looking Back at 2021), optimism may seem difficult. How do we know the next evolution of identity and security practices will be enough? And this time of year always sees a flurry of predictions on what trends will emerge and what should be…

Zero Trust: Past, Present, and Future

Prior to the Zero Trust era Over the last decade, we’ve experienced three megatrends in action: mobile, cloud, and software-as-a-service (SaaS). These megatrends have redefined how we work, conduct business, and consume information. According to Gartner, global end-user spending on public cloud services is expected to exceed $480 billion in 2022…

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