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Okta
Special report: Okta provides insights around Zero Trust adoption in APAC
August 2022
Digital identity has become paramount to enterprise security as changes to business climates occur, and organisations across the globe are slowly shifting towards implementing Zero Trust solutions.
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IDC
High level of Customer Identity & Access Management adoption
August 2022
The study from Okta revealed that the pandemic has either accelerated or highlighted the need for digital-first strategies.
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Cybersecurity
Security driving customer identity & access management adoption
June 2022
"CIAM allows businesses to embed a secure identity layer into their consumer and SaaS applications, facilitating secure, seamless end user experiences."
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Secure Code Warrior
Secure Code Warrior adds new solution to Okta Integration Network
June 2022
The company says the new technology enables a cohesive approach to secure coding, ensuring developers meet requirements before committing code.
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Microsoft
Top apps and services  revealed as organisations negotiate COVID-19
March 2022
Organisations adopt collaboration and security tools with a vengeance, as they accelerate migration to the cloud.
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Multi-factor authentication
Varonis has discovered new threat bypassing multi-factor authentication in Box
December 2021
A method to bypass multifactor authentication for Box accounts that use authenticator apps such as Google Authenticator has been discovered by Varonis.
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Cybersecurity
Okta updates Workflows as standalone offering to accelerate innovation
December 2021
Okta has announced the availability of Okta Workflows as a standalone offering for all customers. 
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Cloud
BlackBerry and Okta partner to deliver seamless identity and access capabilities
November 2021
BlackBerry has announced a new technology integration between Okta's Identity Cloud and BlackBerry Spark unified endpoint management.
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Software-as-a-Service
Productiv redefines employee experience with SaaS Intelligence solution
October 2021
Productiv’s solution is designed to give IT departments visibility into app usage, spend and compliance, enable greater automation of workflows and policies, and help teams to create personalised experiences.
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Cloud
Okta releases new Workflows to simplify identity management
October 2021
"The new availability and accessibility of Okta Workflows enables anyone to simply build identity use cases spanning all digital touchpoints, faster than ever before."
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Zero trust security
APAC organisations prioritising Zero Trust Security more than other regions
October 2021
"It is imperative that businesses continue to be vigilant in anticipating new threats that emerge in this new digital landscape."
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Microsoft Azure
The Auth0 Identity Platform is now available on Microsoft Azure
October 2021
The Auth0, a product unit within Okta, has announced the launch of the Auth0 Identity Platform on Microsoft Azure. 
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Identity and Access Management
Video: 10 Minute IT Jams - Who is Okta?
March 2021
Okta is an identity and access management company, specialising in secure user authentication. It's an enterprise-grade identity management service, built for the cloud, but compatible with many on-premises applications.
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Branding
Virtual economy shifts paradigm of trust in the digital age - Okta
March 2021
2020 was the year in which almost everything went online. Work, social meetups...
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Okta
Okta's $6.5b Auth0 acquisition carves deeper path into identity market
March 2021
Auth0 will become an independent business unit within the security giant, Okta.
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Microsoft
Citrix adds zero trust to workplace security programme
October 2020
Companies can evaluate their current security strategies and leverage existing investments to design and implement a Zero Trust framework.
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Remote Working
Okta, CrowdStrike, Netskope and Proofpoint create shared zero trust security strategy
June 2020
Okta, CrowdStrike, Netskope and Proofpoint have joined forces to develop and launch an integrated, zero trust security strategy, stating that this is crucial for today’s digital and remote working environments.
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Recruitment
Okta forms inclusion council to reflect employee diversity
May 2020
“The goal of the Inclusion Council is to ensure that the conversation and ownership of inclusion and belonging are even more deeply integrated within Okta’s business approach."
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Cloud
IBM integrates Okta identity solutions to cloud offerings
April 2020
“We’re excited to formalise the partnership to provide our joint customers with the technology to help secure their organisations.”
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Partner Programmes
Okta updates partner programme for 2020
April 2020
Provides new technical training, accreditation, and marketing and strategy support for partners worldwide.
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Nextgen Distribution
Okta appoints NEXTGEN as first A/NZ distie
February 2020
Okta is the latest global vendor to tap into the growing need for security and identity solutions in A/NZ.
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Cloud
Okta report outlines the new decade, new apps & new ways to work
January 2020
Businesses and employees are using more applications, new technologies, and learning more than ever before, according to Okta’s 2020 Businesses @ Work report.
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Identity and Access Management
Atlassian to integrate Okta’s authentication solution in cloud products
October 2019
This partnership enables Atlassian to focus on its core products while Okta solves for enterprise identity challenges, securing Atlassian customers.
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Identity and Access Management
Okta launches offerings for threat detection and remediation
October 2019
UserInsight introduces suspicious activity reporting for end users, and HealthInsight brings customised, dynamic security best practice recommendations for administrators.