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Single Sign-On (SSO)

Okta is a cloud-based SSO (single sign on), identity and access management (IAM) software that helps organisations manage and secure user authentication and authorisation across various applications, services, and devices. It provides a centralised platform for managing user identities, controlling access to resources, and enforcing security policies.

Its a 3 click integration to get this set up in Hicomply:

The SSO integration allows, for example:

  • Automatically provide access to Hicomply by using your own Auth System, with no need to invite users
  • Automatically add users to the correct teams within your business
  • Automatically sync users, so they will always be in the correct teams, with the correct job function
  • Automatically import security groups from the Active Directory
  • Automatically evidence the segregation of duties element of IS standards.

Some of the key features of Okta include:

  • Single sign-on (SSO): Users can access multiple applications and services with a single set of credentials, which reduces the need for multiple usernames and passwords.
  • Multi-factor authentication (MFA): Okta supports various MFA methods, such as SMS, email, voice, and biometrics, which adds an extra layer of security to user authentication.
  • Lifecycle management: Okta can automate user onboarding, offboarding, and user account provisioning to improve operational efficiency and reduce the risk of data breaches.
  • API integration: Okta offers APIs and SDKs that enable developers to integrate Okta with their custom applications and services.

Integrating with Okta can benefit your organization in several ways, such as:

  • Enhanced security: Okta's robust security features can help protect your organization from unauthorized access and data breaches.
  • Improved user experience: Okta's SSO and MFA capabilities can provide a seamless and convenient user experience, which can improve user adoption and productivity.
  • Centralised management: Okta provides a single platform for managing user identities and access, which can reduce administrative overhead and simplify compliance with security policies and regulations.
  • Scalability: Okta is a cloud-based solution that can scale to meet the needs of organisations of any size, from startups to large enterprises.