Okta Privileged Access is generally available

We are thrilled to announce the general availability of Okta Privileged Access, our new privileged access management (PAM) offering, beginning this week. Okta Privileged Access is a powerful solution that elevates your security infrastructure and helps provide controlled access to your critical systems, applications, and data. This empowers your…

Behind the scenes at Access Requests: Worker tasks

Image generated using DALL-E Background Okta’s inbox platform supports various products in Okta’s Workforce Identity Cloud, where human input is required. It is most notably instrumental in the Access Request flow of Okta Identity Governance. A lot of what we do is trigger-based. These triggers can be a human action — “grant access when the…

Okta joins the CNCF to shape the future of cloud computing

We're thrilled to announce that Okta, the leading independent Identity partner, is now a proud member of the Cloud Native Computing Foundation (CNCF). This partnership marks a step forward in our commitment to the ever-evolving world of cloud-native technologies and reaffirms our dedication to providing secure and seamless Identity and Access…

How Identity gives SMBs a competitive edge

Note: If you’re already set on IAM basics and ready for resources, we recommend checking out IDaaS for Dummies or A Comprehensive Guide for Your Workforce Identity Maturity Journey to really dig into the topic.   How can something like Identity give small and medium businesses (SMBs) a competitive edge? Organisations are increasingly defined by…

Close of acquisition: Spera Security joins forces with Okta to advance Identity-powered security

  Update, 8 Feb., 2024: I’m pleased to announce that Okta has completed the acquisition of Spera Security,  an identity security platform, to expand our identity threat detection and security posture management capabilities. We aim to make the product generally available in spring 2024. We welcome Spera Security to Okta! We're excited to see what…

Okta integrates with Singapore’s national digital ID system

This article originally appeared in Computer Weekly. The integration with Singpass will let Okta customers authenticate consumers using Singapore’s national digital ID system and is expected to expand the company’s reach in regulated industries. Okta has integrated its Customer Identity and Access Management (CIAM) service with Singpass…

Strengthen AWS Security with Okta Privileged Access

As cyberthreats continue to rise and businesses increasingly migrate to the cloud, safeguarding sensitive assets is paramount. Ensuring the protection of sensitive data has become a top priority for every kind of organisation. privileged access management (PAM) and cloud infrastructure entitlements management (CIEM) emerge as crucial security…

Why Identity fuels speed for SMBs

It takes time to get your small- or medium-size business (SMB) running and establish a strong market presence. Every second counts in delivering tangible results that propel business growth: 93% of SMB owners calculate a potential run-rate of less than 18 months upon launch (Small Biz Trends). If you get to a Series B or C round of funding, you’ll…

Digital native businesses: Pioneering the digital landscape securely with CIAM

What follows is an adaptation of an article from the second issue of Okta’s Identity Spotlight magazine. From food delivery to cryptocurrency, digital native businesses (DNBs) have grown exponentially over the past decade, driving economic growth and creating new jobs. According to International Data Corporation, DNBs are companies that use cloud…

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