New in Workflows: Security Operations Solution Packs

Okta Workflows has just released a number of templates focused on Security Operations Centre (SOC) processes. These Workflow templates are designed to help solve specific identity-based automation challenges for the Security Operations team using a bundled collection of pre-built and fully customizable flows. The categories include: Security Awareness Identity Automation + Response Incident Investigation + … Continue reading New in Workflows: Security Operations Solution Packs

Learn How to use Workflows for Inline Hooks

Token Inline HookWorking ExampleStep 1 - External ServiceStep 2 - Create Okta WorkflowStep 3 - Okta ConfigurationCreate Inline HookAdd Hook to Authorization ServerTest Inline Hook and WorkflowGet your Workflows questions answered Now that Low Latency Flows are available, Inline Hooks can use Okta Workflows to implement the hook endpoint. The Low-latency feature ensures consistent execution … Continue reading Learn How to use Workflows for Inline Hooks

Low Latency Flows

Okta Workflows doesn't guarantee execution latency. Usually flows run very fast. However, Workflows is a multi-tenant system and doesn't have a latency SLA. Flows execution times depend on: Complexity of the flow (including built-in waits) Lag between increased demand for system resources and Okta adding extra capacity Latency or rate limiting by third-party APIs Because … Continue reading Low Latency Flows

Fixed Recovery Questions with Workflows

Recently an Okta customer was interested in being able to set a fixed Recovery Question for a subset of its employees. In particular they wanted to use an attribute from their source of truth as a security answer. Having a fixed security question and answer based on an employee attribute does have security drawbacks however … Continue reading Fixed Recovery Questions with Workflows

Reassigning Managers for an Access Certification Campaign

A common requirement for Identity Governance and Administration (IGA) controls is for reassignment when a reviewer, like a manager, goes on leave. Okta Identity Governance (OIG) currently supports manual reassignment of access certification reviews by an administrator or by the reviewer themselves. But what about automatic reassignment based on a change to the user profile, … Continue reading Reassigning Managers for an Access Certification Campaign

Extracting Okta ASA Audit Log with Okta Workflows

The audit logs in Okta Advanced Server Access (ASA) can be viewed in the ASA administrative interface or extracted via the ASA Audit V2 API (and this is what the integrations with SIEM tools do). But what about the situation where you just need to extract all the logs and process them somewhere? You could … Continue reading Extracting Okta ASA Audit Log with Okta Workflows

Auth0 Integration with Okta Workflows – Part Two

This blog post is part two in the series. The first post can be found here: Auth0 Integration with Okta Workflows – Part One For large organizations comprised of numerous independently managed business units, centralizing identity can be extremely challenging. Okta hub-spoke architecture model has been key in solving this issue for many organizations for … Continue reading Auth0 Integration with Okta Workflows – Part Two

Generate Auth0 Access Token via Okta Workflows

Okta Workflows makes it easy to automate identity processes at scale – without writing code. Using the if-this-then-that logic, Okta’s pre-built connector library and the ability to connect to any publicly available API, anyone can innovate with Okta. The Customer Identity Cloud (aka Auth0 Identity Platform), a product unit within Okta, takes a modern approach to … Continue reading Generate Auth0 Access Token via Okta Workflows

Optimising Twilio Flex Licensing with Okta Workflows

Twilio Flex, Twilio's contact centre solution, supports SAML 2.0 for Agent and Supervisor provisioning and access. Users are provisioned Just In Time into TaskRouter workers with skills and attributes created or updated when a user logs in. Unfortunately Twilio provides no standard way of de-provisioning users. This means that Flex licenses may continue to be … Continue reading Optimising Twilio Flex Licensing with Okta Workflows