WHAT IS OKTA?
Okta is the world’s #1 Identity Platform and it is continuously named a leader in identification and security by major analyst firms.
Their continuous journey of innovation to take identity security to the next level will ensure that all customers and employees have management with their identification when signing into apps.
WHAT OKTA PROVIDES
As an identity and security management solution it has a lot of features that it provides to ensure that your business is secure from security and identity threats. These are the features of Okta:
API Access Management
Advanced Server Access
CLOUDTECH24’S OKTA SOLUTION
Our team of cyber security experts offers management support with using Okta. We help businesses in proving Okta as an effective solution to minimising identity and security threats that can overall cause problems for your business.
At CloudTech24 as well, we monitor Okta to ensure that all devices connected are effectively secure and further ensure logins stay protected for businesses.
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS ABOUT OKTA
Please see below for some answers to some common questions on OKTA for your business, if you would prefer to speak to someone then give us a call and speak to one of our team in our head office.
HOW DOES OKTA WORK?
Okta deploys SAML (Security Assertion Markup Language), SCIML (System for Cross-domain Identity Management), and SIEM (Security Information and Event Management) which enables access for employees on multiple applications’ login screens with one set of credentials, to manage the identification of a user with cloud-based services in place.
WHY USE OKTA?
Having a service like Okta, can help diminish the threat of cybercrime including identity theft and online fraud.
WHAT IS THE BENEFIT OF OKTA?
Okta has a lot of features that present the ability to synchronize numerous integrated applications to simplify workflow in the office.
WHAT IS MULTI-FACTOR AUTHENTICATION?
Multi-factor Authentication involves the use of two or more forms of different authentications.
WHAT IS OKTA UNIVERSAL DIRECTORY?
The universal directory allows you to store employee, partner, and customer profiles in OKTA, generating a user-based, single source of truth.
WHAT IS SAML?
Security Assertion Markup Language, a standardized way to tell external applications and services that you are who you say you are. SAML enables single sign-on (SSO) technology by providing a way to authenticate a user once and propagate that authentication to multiple applications.
WHAT IS SINGLE SIGN-ON?
Single sign-on (SSO) is a technology which combines several different application login screens into one.
WHAT IS LIFECYCLE MANAGEMENT?
Lifecycle Management automates the entitling and provisioning tasks needed with each step in the employee’s journey, saving IT time and increasing security in the process.
WHAT IS API ACCESS MANAGEMENT?
Define end-user access roles for applications and APIs, extend authorization capabilities, and implement dynamic access control.
IS DATA SECURE WITH OKTA?
Yes, Okta protects your data with extensive security measures that are audited and monitored by third parties.
DOES OKTA WORK WITH EVERY BROWSER?
Okta is supported on most browsers: Internet Explorer, Safari, and Chrome.
WHAT ARE IDENTITY PROVIDERS?
Identity providers manage user accounts. By including identity providers in OKTA, users can enroll in custom applications by authenticating their smart card or social accounts.