Tactics, Techniques and Procedures Below are some the tactics, Techniques and procedures an attacker may use. Threat actors appeared to either have a) passwords to privileged user accounts or b) be able to manipulate the delegated authentication flow via Active Directory (AD) prior to calling the IT service desk at a targeted org, requesting a … Continue reading Prevent Social engineering attacks by implementing Okta’s best practices.
This is an Early Access feature. To learn how to enable it, see Manage Early Access and Beta features. Introduction With macOS Ventura, Apple introduced Platform SSO, which enables developers to create a single sign-on (SSO) extension that interacts directly with the macOS login window. This extension enables users to link their local macOS account … Continue reading Okta Device Access – Desktop Password Sync for macOS
Prerequisite: Okta Workforce Identity Cloud tenant. Okta Workflows Console Access Okta Admin Access to Okta Admin Dashboard Slack workspace and Admin access Problem statement: Okta enables selfservice to reset your password. This requires some high assurance factor for verification. Also some times they need to reset factors which does not have a way to do … Continue reading Okta enrolled factor verification tool for Helpdesk to reset password/factors using Okta workflows and Slack modal
Recently, while thinking about what topic I should select for a new article, my gaze stopped on my desk. As often, a Batman comic was next to my right screen (for those who wonder, it was "Gotham Nocturne"). Then came to me a very geeky idea : if I were to explain some Okta concepts … Continue reading Okta API Access Management: a Dark Knight metaphor
This blog article describes how to configure Okta as the identity provider to Workspace ONE Access. You can use this configuration to provide a streamlined device enrolment experience for devices with Workspace ONE UEM and access to Horizon delivered applications. You can leverage Okta’s extensible Multi-factor authentication and provide a consistent and familiar login experience for end … Continue reading Configure Okta as an Identity Provider for VMware Workspace ONE Access
MFA, Passwordless and Phishing Resistance are all terms we are hearing more and more lately. MFA usage has nearly doubled since 2020 according to Okta's recent Secure Sign in trends report discussed here Unfortunately there is a lot of confusion around what these terms and more basic ones like Factors and Authenticators actually represent. This … Continue reading Get your Fact(or)s Straight!
I recently had the privilege of organizing a knowledge-sharing webinar, where we brought together a panel of cyber security insurance (CSI) experts. Our discussion revolved around the present and future state of the industry, and I gained a wealth of valuable insights along the way which inspired this blog. One of the prevailing themes during … Continue reading Top 3 Actions for Technologists to help maximise the value of your businesses cyber security insurance
In today’s security landscape, identity management and multifactor authentication (MFA) are crucial components. The latest release of vSphere, vSphere 8 Update 1, introduces support for cloud-based identity providers in vCenter, including the widely used Okta service. With this new capability, vSphere administrators can leverage modern identity management features for enhanced security and streamlined operations. Prerequisites … Continue reading Enable Okta for VMware vCenter Server
Part 2 of my series about life as a Sales Engineer - Read part 1 here Now you know what we do day to day, maybe you're thinking you might be interested in it as a future role? Then this post is for you! In order to give you a rounded view, rather than just … Continue reading Breaking into the role
Regardless of your means of stumbling upon IAMSE.blog, you may have wondered "What is an SE, and what do they do?" In a nutshell a Sales or Solution Engineer (SE) is part of a companies go to market team. They tend to be the technical counterpart to the Account Executive/s. There are many nuances within … Continue reading A day in the life of a Solution Engineer