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Identity and Access Management
Exclusive: Okta’s APAC GM on its expansion strategy
As APAC organisations recognise the need for identity and access management solutions, Okta finds itself attracting attention from both partners and customers.
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Cloud
Okta cements its commitment to the APAC market
“Our investment in local infrastructure not only signals our growth plans as a company, but it is also an important step in ensuring that Okta will be able to support our customers as their requirements change over time.”
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Cybersecurity
Exclusive: Okta CSO on scaling security alongside business growth
Yassir Abousselham shares his unique insights as the chief security officer of a fast-growing identity and access management service provider.
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Cloud
Okta launches $50mil fund to fuel identity solutions startups
The fund will seek out startups that are aligned with Okta's vision of enabling any organisation to use any technology.
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Hybrid Cloud
Okta announces security layer for on-prem apps
For many organisations, the present and the future will be hybrid, with mission-critical applications residing both on-premises and across multi-cloud environments.
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Artificial Intelligence
Okta launches risk-based authentication with machine learning
The new feature will allow enterprises to automate security by implementing significantly stronger authentication techniques and remediation when the scenario calls for it.
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Identity and Access Management
Okta introduces customisable building blocks for identity verification
Passwordless authentication, progressive profiling, per-app branding and unlimited use cases are now possible with the Okta Identity Engine.
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Identity and Access Management
Okta enables developers to create unlimited platform integrations
Advanced development functionality provided by Hooks opens the Okta Integration Network to a wide array of new types of custom, secure integrations.
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Cloud Security
Okta brings centralised identity security to servers
“Server access has traditionally relied on shared credentials that may never change, and that creates significant vulnerabilities for large or growing organisations.”
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Workflow Automation
Okta to acquire Azuqua to connect business apps in the enterprise
The average Okta customer has 83 cloud apps, and 9% of customers have more than 200 cloud apps.
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Identity and Access Management
Okta: Reclaiming control over digital identity
What is a digital identity? Who is responsible for that information? And what rights do digital citizens have?
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Mobile Security
Security and mobility app adoption increasing - Okta
The fastest-of-the-fastest growing apps focus on identity-driven security, indicating that companies are taking Zero Trust seriously.
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Identity and Access Management
Stronger security needed before open banking arrives - Okta
As early as July 2019, Australian banks will need to have a system in place that both benefits customers and protects their personal data.
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Identity and Access Management
Exclusive: Okta’s new GM shares its APAC strategy
“We believe that partnering with systems integrators, independent software vendors and consulting companies is a key factor of success for Okta.”
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Okta
Exclusive: Cybersecurity in the API economy
Application programming interfaces (APIs) are the cornerstone of both connected devices and the connected experience.
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Identity and Access Management
Yubico to provide hardware security key with Okta’s MFA
YubiKeys, hardware-based protection in the form of physical devices, provide an option for a second factor in Okta MFA.
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Identity and Access Management
Exabeam and Okta partner to add context to identity management
The joint Exabeam and Okta solution will help security teams to monitor and protect enterprises against credential-based threats.
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Microsoft
Exclusive interview: Major MFA vulnerability discovered in Microsoft’s ADFS
This exploit gives an actor an incredible advantage to expand compromises significantly.
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Identity and Access Management
Bitglass and Okta team up to bring identity management capabilities to the cloud
The combined solution leverages Bitglass' CASB solution and Okta’s zero-touch IAM platform to make for a simplified identity and security solution.
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Identity and Access Management
Exclusive interview: Okta CSO on skill shortages, passwordless authentication, and UX
The tension between security and user experience is one IT practitioners have had to grapple with as businesses become more vulnerable to breaches.
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Identity and Access Management
Exclusive interview: Identity and access management challenges in A/NZ
Techday sat down with Okta APAC vice president Graham Pearson at Oktane18 to talk about opportunities and challenges it faces in the region.
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Cloud
Okta allows organisations to set up apps with one click with Project Onramp
Companies can more easily find and test new, innovative tools for their teams – enabling workers to securely try out tools from Okta’s ecosystem.
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Identity and Access Management
Okta and VMware partner to deliver identity capabilities for the cloud workspace
The two have announced a partnership and integration between VMware Workspace ONE and the Okta Identity Cloud.
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Identity and Access Management
Okta eliminates the need for passwords with ThreatInsight
“The best password is no password at all. Today’s threat actors are targeting the weakest point of your company’s security – your people." - Okta CEO