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Measuring the business value of Identity at Guaranteed Rate and ADT

Grappling with the aftermath of a global pandemic and navigating the complexities of an austerity-driven economy, cybersecurity leaders find themselves at a crossroads.  In the wake of macroeconomic uncertainties, these leaders are under increasing pressure to validate their investments to executive decision-makers.  The challenge is twofold: How…

What is NLP?

If you’ve ever taken an introductory programming class, there’s a good chance the instructor said: “Computers are stupid.” They only do what they’re told, and only within the confines of what can be represented in logic. The intent is to remind students that computers aren’t intelligent thinking machines — like Star Trek’s Data — but rather tools…

What is machine learning?

Patterns. The world is full of them, and we often don’t even notice.  Human language is a great example. We understand each other because things like verb conjugations and word order typically follow a rigid structure. The same is also true for music, where the predictability of rhythm and scales provide a measure of order and predictability.  If…

Why now is the time for IAM transformation in banking

We’ve hit a tipping point in the battle between traditional financial institutions (TradFi) and financial technology (fintech) disruptors. Digital banking (led by fintech) has become ubiquitous, with nearly universal adoption —  eight in 10 consumers now use some type of digital financial tool, and half of Americans use fintech tools on a daily…

The Need for Phishing-Resistant Multi-Factor Authentication

This blog post is the first in a series of posts that focus on the growing incidence of credential phishing and how Okta can help organizations of all sizes in implementing phishing-resistant multi-factor authentication. Credential phishing, the practice of tricking users into revealing sensitive personal information such as authentication…

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