Looking for Okta Logos?

You can find all the media assets you need as part of our press room.

Download Media Assets

Kong API Gateway


Kong API Gateway integrates with Okta API Access Management (OAuth as a Service) to secure internal and external API traffic, in two different deployment scenarios: 1 - An authorization-tier integration, where authentication will be happening outside of Kong. A web application will handle authentication vs. Okta, acquiring an access token, and sending that access token to Kong on behalf of the end user. 2 - Kong itself handles authentication vs. Okta, and passes user info to upstream apps.

The Challenge

  • API production and consumption is exploding, overburdening IT teams
  • Microservices, partner integrations, and public APIs are driving this growth
  • Securing all these APIs is harder – and more important – than ever
  • Asking each engineering team to implement their own API security is wasteful and risky