How Can Identity Help Your Organisation Reach Its Cloud Adoption Goals?

The race to the cloud has been underway for over a decade, but in the past two years its pace has picked up. According to the Cloud Industry Forum’s latest research, as many as 94% of global companies now rely on cloud services for at least some portion of their IT infrastructure or mission-critical applications.  Decision-makers have long been…

Why You Can’t Have Zero Trust Security Without Identity

Surging cybercrime is a major concern for every organisation today. As employee expectations for more flexible working continue to grow, IT and Security leaders face immense pressures to protect their hybrid workforce as they move beyond the traditional network perimeter. Yet, with cyberattacks having risen by 50% in the last year alone, 61% of…

How to Accelerate IT Modernisation With Identity

Speed and agility are of the essence in today’s digital-first world. It’s why IT modernisation is a key priority for organisations in the race to enhance efficiency, improve cyber resilience and harness the power of the cloud. In the latest instalment of Okta and Computer Weekly’s Identity Made Easy podcast series, we explore the challenges IT…

Building customer trust in retail’s digital era

Your customers' expectations are evolving. According to a PwC report, nearly 80% of consumers today cite speed, convenience, knowledgeable help and friendly service as the most important elements  of a positive customer experience. And one in three (32%) say they would walk away from a brand they love if those needs aren’t met. But what factors…

Zero Trust in Europe: Special Considerations in an Evolving Regulatory Climate

In this blog we explore some of the special regulatory considerations organisations should understand when adopting a Zero Trust strategy in Europe. As enterprise technology ecosystems evolve to include a growing number of cloud resources, mobile and employee-owned devices, and digital business processes, the traditional approaches to securing…

Solving the retail supply chain crisis with identity

Many organisations were vastly underprepared for the massive supply chain disruptions triggered by the COVID-19 pandemic. As logistical operations hit lockdown, supply chain efficiency, security, customer experience, and brand reputations all suffered terribly – with retail considered one of the industries most heavily impacted by the crisis. Fast…

Why Seamless Customer Experiences Start With Stronger Auth

Customers today are demanding more from your digital platforms. They want safer, faster, and more seamless digital experiences, and they reserve their trust for the brands that can balance that scale between speed and security. In the most recent episode of Okta and Computer Weekly’s Identity Made Easy video podcast series, we explored how…

Are Your Customers Safe from Account Takeovers?

Criminals love customer credentials. It’s driving a surge in account takeover (ATO) attacks, in which hackers exploit stolen usernames and passwords to infiltrate user accounts and steal valuable data. So what can businesses do to mitigate this threat, and protect their customers, finances and reputation? In this episode of Okta and Computer…

Why Advanced Identity Strategies Are Needed to Futureproof Customer Experience

In today’s fast-paced, always-on retail environment, what does the perfect shopping experience look like? Maybe it’s something as simple and prosaic as buying a Coke from the local corner shop. The customer grabs the cold drink, pays with cash, a card or a swipe of their iPhone, and continues on their way. The transaction is quick, convenient and…

What Are the Types of Password Attacks and How Can You Prevent Them?

Traditional authentication using a username and password has been the foundation of digital identity and security for over 50 years. However, as organisations rely on a greater number of tools and applications, they face a greater risk of password attack. According to our latest Businesses at Work report, the average number of corporate and…

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