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Devpost for Teams streamlines internal hackathons for major corporations
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microsoft
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cloud services
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public cloud
Devpost, which powers 80% of global public hackathons, launches 'Devpost for Teams', a unique platform enabling corporations to organise and manage internal hackathons securely and efficiently.
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Exclusive: How Okta is fortifying digital identities
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cloud services
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pam
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advanced persistent threat protection
Brett Winterford, Okta's Regional Chief Security Officer for APAC, reveals how the Identity Cloud firm is enhancing cyber-security and strengthening digital identities.
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Sekuro launches Zero Trust Strategy service on AWS Marketplace
Tue, 20th Feb 2024
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data protection
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endpoint protection
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cloud services
Sekuro has become the first to offer Zero Trust Strategy services on Amazon Web Services Marketplace, in collaboration with leading vendors.
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Okta welcomes Essential 8 push for phishing resistant authentication
Fri, 16th Feb 2024
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digital transformation
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cybersecurity
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australian signals directorate
Okta commends Australia's Essential 8 cybersecurity framework for its push for phishing-resistant Multi-Factor Authentication (MFA), aiming to bolster defence against cyber threats.
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Sekuro first to offer Zero Trust Strategy on AWS Marketplace
Thu, 15th Feb 2024
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cloud services
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data protection
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endpoint protection
Cybersecurity provider, Sekuro, offers its innovative Zero Trust Strategy services on AWS Marketplace, making it the first firm to do so in collaboration with CrowdStrike, Zscaler and Okta.
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Nine key cybersecurity trend predictions for 2024
Fri, 9th Feb 2024
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iam
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cloud security
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cloud infrastructure
When it comes to achieving effective cybersecurity, it's clear that the coming year will be a challenging one for organisations of all sizes.
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Okta attains IRAP security status for Australian government use
Wed, 31st Jan 2024
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advanced persistent threat protection
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cybersecurity
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okta
Okta, a leading identity partner, achieves an IRAP-protected-level assessment, strengthening the Australian Government's trust in modern Identity solutions by reinforcing security against cyber threats.
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IGEL redefines enterprise endpoint security with innovative model
Sat, 6th Jan 2024
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saas
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microsoft
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daas
IGEL new Preventative Security Model aims to redefine secure enterprise endpoints and boost Zero Trust, with a showcase due at upcoming IGEL DISRUPT 24 forum.
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Shadow IT threatens corporate cybersecurity, new study reveals
Fri, 5th Jan 2024
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advanced persistent threat protection
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casb
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it infrastructure
The rise in remote working has increased shadow IT usage among employees, leading to 11% of all cyber incidents, according to Kaspersky.
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Okta set to acquire Spera Security in enhancement of identity threat detection
Sat, 30th Dec 2023
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cloud services
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bi
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big data
Identity security giant, Okta, gears up to acquire 2022-born Spera Security, set to boost its identity threat detection capabilities and enrich its customer base with advanced technology.
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IGEL integrates OS Single Sign-On with VMware Identity Services
Fri, 10th Nov 2023
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cloud services
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advanced persistent threat protection
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it automation
IGEL integrates its OS 12 Single Sign-On with VMware Identity Services, simplifying and securing access to digital workspaces and cloud applications.
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Six cybersecurity stocks worthy of consideration – report
Mon, 30th Oct 2023
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firewall
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breach prevention
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ai security
From 2021 to 2022, a surge of 38% in global cyber attacks was observed, costing organisations an average of more than $4 million in intrusion costs.
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Zero Trust security goes mainstream, reveals Okta's 2023 report
Thu, 26th Oct 2023
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it infrastructure
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identity
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okta
Zero Trust security has now become mainstream, with 61% of organizations adopting the contemporary framework, according to the latest report by Okta.
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11.6% increase in cybersecurity spending amid rising threats
Wed, 18th Oct 2023
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firewall
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microsoft
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network security
Global cybersecurity spending reaches $19 billion in Q2 2023, with Palo Alto Networks leading the market growth at 25.4%, says Canalys.
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Semperis Forest Druid to support Microsoft Entra ID enhancing cybersecurity
Fri, 13th Oct 2023
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malware
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cybersecurity
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cios
Semperis enhances Forest Druid tool to support Microsoft Entra ID, strengthening defenses against cyber threats.
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Yubico launches FIDO Pre-reg, with Okta as first IdP partner
Sun, 8th Oct 2023
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phishing
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email security
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cybersecurity
Yubico has introduced FIDO Pre-reg, a feature that provides passwordless onboarding and account recovery/reset for enterprises.
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Okta hones in on thriving ANZ channel opportunities
Sun, 8th Oct 2023
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partner programmes
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okta
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oktane
TechDay recently sat down with Ajay Advani, recently appointed VP of APJ Channel and Strategic Alliances, to discuss the company’s partner focus for ANZ.
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Okta paves the way for a passwordless, identity-driven future
Fri, 6th Oct 2023
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phishing
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email security
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cybersecurity
Across the company's two primary products, Okta shared its vision of seamless user experiences and protected information and services.
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A full breakdown of Okta’s new AI features and functionality
Fri, 6th Oct 2023
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ai
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okta
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identity
With one new product and a series of enhancements, the announcements share the common focus of enabling Identity strategies and implementation.
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Okta seeks to stop hackers in their tracks with Okta AI
Fri, 6th Oct 2023
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ai security
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ai
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identity
At Okta’s annual identity conference, Oktane, the company rolled out a number of features and advancements, including Okta AI.
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Yubico unveils FIDO Pre-reg for seamless passwordless onboarding & recovery
Thu, 5th Oct 2023
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cybersecurity
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yubico
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okta
Yubico has partnered with Okta to launch FIDO Pre-reg, a passwordless onboarding and account recovery service for enterprise users.
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South Australia's Dept for Education implements Okta Workforce Identity Cloud
Fri, 15th Sep 2023
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edutech
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okta
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identity
South Australia's Department for Education is using Okta Workforce Identity Cloud to power its educational passport, known as EdPass.
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Semperis seeks to improve security offering with Okta integration
Fri, 1st Sep 2023
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wfh
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cybersecurity
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identity
Semperis introduces Okta security scanning to its Purple Knight tool, expanding multi-directory support beyond Microsoft platforms.
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Okta appoints ANZ Head of Public Sector and Higher Education
Tue, 22nd Aug 2023
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iam
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okta
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universities
Okta appoints James Enoch as Head of Public Sector and Higher Education for ANZ, bolstering its commitment to identity-led solutions.