Okta Integrates with Pipeliner CRM

Okta is a cloud-based service that provides identity and access management (IAM) solutions for businesses of all sizes. It is designed to help organizations securely manage userUser User means a person who uses or consumes a product or a service, usually a digital device or an online service. access to applications and services, both in the cloud and on-premises. Here’s an overview of what Okta does:

1. Single Sign-On (SSO)

Okta offers Single Sign-On capabilities that allow users to access all of their applications and services with one set of credentials. This simplifies the login process for users and enhances security by reducing the number of passwords they need to manage.

2. Multi-Factor Authentication (MFA)

To improve security further, Okta provides Multi-Factor Authentication, which requires users to provide two or more verification factors to gain access to resources. This can include something the user knows (like a password), something the user has (like a smartphone app or security token), or something the user is (like a fingerprint).

3. Universal Directory

Okta’s Universal Directory is a centralized system for storing and managing user, group, and device profiles across an organizationOrganization Organization is a cohesive group of people working together and formally bound by a shared identity (e.g., one team, company, club, etc.) and a common purpose (e.g., business growth, athletic victory, etc.).. It supports a wide range of applications and directory types, making it easier for IT teams to manage access and identities.

4. Lifecycle Management

Lifecycle Management automates the process of adding, updating, and removing user access to applications and services based on changes in employment status, roles, or responsibilities. This ensures that the right people have the right access at the right time and helps maintain security and compliance.

5. API Access Management

Okta provides secure identity management for APIs, enabling businesses to protect sensitive dataData Data is a set of quantitative and qualitative facts that can be used as reference or inputs for computations, analyses, descriptions, predictions, reasoning and planning. and services by controlling who can access them. This is particularly important for companies that offer digital services and need to manage access to their APIs.

6. Integration with Multiple Platforms

Okta integrates with thousands of cloud and on-premises applications, including popular software as a service (SaaSSaaS SaaS is an acronym for Software as a Service.) applications, making it a versatile solutionSolution Solution is a combination of ideas, strategies, processes, technologies and services that effectively helps an organization achieve its goals or hurdle its challenges. for managing access across diverse IT environments.

7. Adaptive Authentication

Okta’s Adaptive Authentication uses context and risk-based factors to assess the security of login attempts and adjust authentication requirements accordingly. This improves security while minimizing friction for users.

Okta is used by organizations to streamline access management, enhance security, and improve the user experience. By centralizing identity management, businesses can ensure that their IT environments are both secure and easy to navigate for users, regardless of the complexity of their application landscape.

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