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Understanding the Different 2 Factor Authentication Types

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Today, activating 2FA or two-factor authentication is paramount to securing your online services. Today, almost every site that requires a log on process urges its users to enable 2FA.

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Active Directory Account Management Best Practices

September 22nd, 2021

Active Directory (AD) plays a crucial role in a business’s IT infrastructure because it authenticates and authorizes all computers and users. It does this in a Windows domain network by assigning and implementing securing policies for all computers and updating or installing software.

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2 Factor Authentication vs. Multi-Factor Authentication

September 20th, 2021

Almost everyone knows that passwords alone don’t provide enough security anymore. Reused, weak, or old passwords account for 80% of data breaches across the globe. From ransomware to phishing to man-in-the-middle cyberattacks and zero-day vulnerabilities to password cracking, cyberattacks use faster tools and exploit existing weaknesses to compromise even the strongest passwords

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How Customer IAM (CIAM) can enable Digitalization and Customer Engagement

September 8th, 2021

Identity and Access Management (IAM) can enable digitalization, and, at the same time, comprehensive identity management can prevent cyber threats.  

Customer Identity and Access Management (CIAM) solutions are specially tailored to manage external identities and can quickly enhance business opportunities, customer engagement, and provide tangible benefits.

This article will explore some of the instant and key benefits offered when using a CIAM solution.

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Exponential Growth in Cybercrime's - Bitkom Study 2021

September 6th, 2021

The growth in technology and digitalisation of virtually all business sectors has transformed the way in which we all work, moving away from manual processes. New innovations continue to improve products and services at lightning pace.

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Advantages of Identity and Access Management

August 29th, 2021

For the wheels of any business or organization to roll smoothly, different stakeholders need to access a variety of physical and digital resources. Mind you, stakeholders aren’t limited to your employees but can also be customers, contractors, partners, and vendors alike. 

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Who Uses Okta Verify?

August 27th, 2021

Okta has users across many industries, from small businesses who have just a few staff members, to large corporations with thousands of employees. 

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What Is The Difference Between Identity Management and Access Management?

August 23rd, 2021

Although Identity and Access Management (IAM) may appear to encompass both identity management and access management, there are differences. While identity management will authenticate a user’s identity on the system, it can’t tell if a user has access permission. Access management can take the user’s data and determine if they have the required attributes to gain access to different areas of the system.

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What Is Okta Verify?

August 21st, 2021

Okta Verify is a MFA Factor and authenticator mobile app that allows you to verify your identity to securely sign in to your Okta-protected devices. It is a secure and customizable solution that allows you to add Okta authentication and authorization services to your applications. You can get scalable authentication built into your applications without the security risks, development overheads, and maintenance that comes from building it yourself.

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What is an Identity and Access Management System?

August 17th, 2021

For any business to run effectively, its employees, suppliers, contractors, and partners need to easily access relevant resources via a variety of applications. But depending on the size of your entity, keeping tabs on who logged in where and accessed what information can be a tall order for the IT department. 

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The Definition of Identity, Credential, and Access Management

August 15th, 2021

Imagine a situation where anyone could unlock your car without your knowledge or authorization, drive around and use it for who knows what, then return it before you even knew what happened. What if a random person could withdraw funds from your bank account without your permission? That’s exactly what happens when unauthorized parties access your confidential business resources in an Identity, Credential, and Access Management breach.