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Cybersecurity
Security driving customer identity & access management adoption
"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
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
Organisations adopt collaboration and security tools with a vengeance, as they accelerate migration to the cloud.
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Multi-factor authentication / MFA
Varonis has discovered new threat bypassing multi-factor authentication in Box
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
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
BlackBerry has announced a new technology integration between Okta's Identity Cloud and BlackBerry Spark unified endpoint management.
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SaaS
Productiv redefines employee experience with SaaS Intelligence solution
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
"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
APAC organisations prioritising Zero Trust Security more than other regions
"It is imperative that businesses continue to be vigilant in anticipating new threats that emerge in this new digital landscape."
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Azure
The Auth0 Identity Platform is now available on Microsoft Azure
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?
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
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
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
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
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
“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
“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 Programme
Okta updates partner programme for 2020
Provides new technical training, accreditation, and marketing and strategy support for partners worldwide.
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Nextgen
Okta appoints NEXTGEN as first A/NZ distie
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
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
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
UserInsight introduces suspicious activity reporting for end users, and HealthInsight brings customised, dynamic security best practice recommendations for administrators.
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Identity and Access Management
Proofpoint integrates people-centric protection with Okta’s Identity Cloud
The partnership aims to bolster the security posture for organisations’ very attacked people (VAPs) by applying additional adaptive security controls.
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Human capital management / HCM
VMware announces new features on Workspace ONE platform
The new management, security and multi-cloud VDI features will allow IT teams to leverage automation to intelligently manage and secure access to any app, on any cloud.