Okta has announced it is buying Auth0, in a deal worth an estimated $6.5 billion.
“They’re going from a world where they were thinking about cloud computing, firewalls, and VPNs, and now they’re thinking about identity as being the central platform to really embrace the cloud, create a great digital experience for customers, and also keep it all secure, says Okta CEO Todd McKinnon”
Kim Kardashian is the latest celebrity to fall into the hands of an identity thief. No, she did not take part in the many identity frauds and scams that have been making their rounds, however Luis Flores, Jr, 19, was…
Google has an interesting post on its Public Policy blog, talking about how users can identify (or not identify) themselves, when using Google services. The company says it’s looking at ways to make such information more transparent.
According to Google there are three types of product use, and they each "have a home" at Google, but for different purposes:
As previously reported, the White House is working on a "National Strategy for Trusted Identities in Cyberspace" or NSTIC, in which it has placed the Commerce Department in charge of an "Identity Ecosystem". The initiative has drawn a mixture of praise and criticism, and judging by our own readers’ comments, there is a whole lot of criticism. More on this here.