Multi-Factor Authentication

Your end users already carry multiple devices. Why not put them to use? That’s the thought behind multi-factor authentication (MFA), a solution leveraging multiple devices and factors to provide extra security: texting an authentication code to a user’s smartphone, for instance. Here’s what Okta has to say about this innovative authentication method.

“We wanted to help more organisations succeed.” Leon Oud shares the vision behind FuseLogic, Okta’s most certified partner in the Benelux

IT leaders know that the best and most up-to-date technologies can make a sizeable impact on their business results. But being on the cutting edge brings its own challenges: from creating and changing users in a wide array of applications, to ensuring the security of apps they may not have full control over – particularly when, confronted with…

What if… You Didn’t Lose Sleep Over Remote Work Security?

When COVID-19 arrived in March, organisations were forced to make quick decisions around remote work security. While those early security measures may have worked well as a stopgap, some companies are discovering those solutions won’t work long-term. Other companies are shifting towards a dynamic work model—a transformation that comes with…

What Is Biometric Authentication?

Biometric authentication is a security process that compares a person’s characteristics to a stored set of biometric data in order to grant access to buildings, applications, systems, and more. With cybercrime, fraud, and identity theft on the rise, it’s more important than ever for businesses to help customers and employees verify their identity,…

Understanding MFA Factors: You’re Not Using the Right Ones

With the rise in both the number and sophistication of today’s security threats, the benefits of multi-factor authentication (MFA) have become widely recognized, leading to increased adoption across enterprise and consumer apps. From a security standpoint, this is all good news. We know that passwords alone are not enough to secure your data, and…

7 Things to Consider Before Making the Switch to MFA

Passwords are hard. The (what feels like constantly) growing list of security requirements are intended to make passwords secure, but in many cases they’ve had the opposite effect. Complex passwords that meet all the requirements are often difficult to remember, so they’re reused across many sites. Users scribble them on sticky notes. They weave…

MFA 101: Leaving Passwords Behind

Cloud technology is growing at unprecedented levels — and as a result businesses are changing the way they work, seeing an increasing number of employees use mobile devices to access both personal and work related information. While these changes enable workers to be more productive, they also bring security concerns for IT departments tasked with…

Meet Okta Adaptive MFA

We’re pleased to announce that our new product, Okta Adaptive Multi-factor Authentication (MFA) is generally available today. Okta Adaptive MFA, which companies can purchase as a standalone product, offers a broad set of easy-to-use factors combined with policy-driven contextual access management — all informed by data from our thousands of…

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