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Okta appoints Alvina Antar as CIO

Okta Inc. has appointed Alvina Antar as its new Chief Information Officer. Antar formerly headed up subscription-management company Zuora, where she spent six years as the company’s first ever CIO, leading it through a successful IPO in 2018 and seeing its revenue grow from $30 million to $300 million. Prior to …

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How can we can elevate Women in STEM?

Having undergone the struggles of growing up in war-torn Afghanistan, Okta developer Sara Daqiq, argues that more female representation is key towards the progression of the industry… Stats today show that only 15 per cent of Engineering graduates are female. STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths) has, in the past, been male dominant, which in …

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The channel’s 2020 vision: From edge computing and malicious tech to closing the skills gap

As we enter 2020, PCR speaks to experts from various parts of the tech and IT channel to find out some of the biggest trends expected to hit the industry, the businesses that work within it, and the end users. IOT, 5G AND EDGE COMPUTING “To date, much of the …

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Top 5 Tech: Okta’s Stevie Dennis on five pieces of tech that have shaped her life

Stevie Dennis, the UK Channel Manager at identity and access management company Okta, reveals five pieces of tech that have shaped her life, from her early obsession with communication, through to the latest smart assistant technology. INSTANT MESSAGING In its many forms, the speed at which we communicate has been …

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Passwords negatively impact company security and employee mental health

Okta’s new Passwordless Future Report demonstrates how passwords negatively impact the security of organisations as well as the mental health of employees. The research, which surveyed 4,000+ workers across the UK, France and the Netherlands, found that 70% workers believing biometrics would benefit the workplace. It also revealed that the …

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World Password Day 2019: Advice and analysis from the experts

We’ve arrived at another World Password Day – a helpful prod for us all to make sure we’re keeping our personal and work accounts as secure as can be. But as more advanced technology comes into the security arena, the days of the humble password may be numbers, regardless of …

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