Company & Culture
Strata secures $26M series B financing

New round of funding to scale Maverics platform and accelerate go-to-market initiatives “We’re announcing our Series B financing of more than $26M to support Strata Identity’s...

App Identity Modernization
Top 10 MFA implementation challenges & how to avoid them

Weak password security is the most common means for bad actors to get their hands on sensitive information and cause a breach. When work-from-home became the...

App Identity Modernization
What is identity modernization & why should you care?

3 drivers of the identity modernization imperative: people, processes, technology Identity modernization is the process of moving from managing identities using an on-premises IDP to a...

Identity & Access Management
CIAM: What is customer identity & access management?

Identity management & customer journey orchestration In a world of increasingly fickle loyalty, you have to keep your customers’ trust. With the majority of breaches being...

Identity & Access Management
How to make the most out of your 2023 IAM budget

The possibility of a recession is causing the C-suite to re-evaluate spending priorities. Like many IT leaders, you may fear that your Identity and Access Management...

Identity & Access Management
Why cloud-based identities play an important role in cloud security

The new security perimeter of an organization is cloud-based identities. Given its significance, Eric Olden, Strata’s co-founder, and CEO, discusses the role of cloud-based identities in...

Governance & Standards
IDQL & Hexa developer workshop [webinar]

Join select developers and architects in the IDQL working group behind the Hexa project for an interactive, hands-on experience to: Learn how Hexa was built using...

Governance & Standards
How to go from zero to a standard: Building IDQL/Hexa

IDQL is the new identity standard and Hexa is the reference software that makes IDQL operational. Hexa is an active CNCF Sandbox project. Strata recently hosted...

Governance & Standards
Introducing IDQL & Hexa: a new identity standard for Policy Orchestration

What’s especially valuable about IDQL/Hexa is it coordinates consistent policy across cloud platforms and the tech stack. This open-sourced, vendor-neutral approach is needed to expedite adoption...

Identity & Access Management
Strata’s State of Multi-Cloud Identity report reveals 2022’s top IAM challenges for enterprises

With a cloud-first approach gaining momentum, a growing number of applications are being hosted across multiple cloud platforms (AWS, Azure, GCP, etc.). At the same time,...

Identity & Access Management
IAM terminology: Definitions for identity & access management terms

Whether you’re new to identity and access management (IAM) or a seasoned pro, there’s a lot of technical and complex vocabulary that you have to keep...

Identity Fabric
How low-code application development & identity management work together

In a recent Helpnetsecurity article, Eric Leach, Chief Product Officer of Strata Identity, discusses why low-code applications and identity management need to co-exist. In the article,...

Identity & Access Management
Managing identity in multi-cloud ecosystems: Key findings from analyst study

The rapid pace of cloud migration has created a chasm between enterprises’ ability to modernize IT infrastructures while maintaining data protection. The increased adoption of multiple...

Governance & Standards
Hexa Policy Orchestration framework: Simplifying IAM policy for multi-cloud ecosystems (by Tom Malta)

In this guest post, IAM expert and global consultant Tom Malta shares his views on how Hexa and IDQL – a new and unique policy orchestration...

App Identity Modernization
What is application & identity migration

Why app & identity migrations are necessary and how to make them more manageable Migrating applications and identities to the cloud is a bit like the...

Identity Fabric
Identity fabric: What it is & why it’s needed in multi-cloud environments

Enterprises are rapidly accelerating their adoption of multi-cloud. Although an increasing number of applications are migrated to the cloud every year, the chasm between the ideal...

Identity & Access Management
What a zero trust security architecture means with multi-cloud identity

It’s a dangerous world. Threats are lurking around every corner bad actors are constantly seeking ways to take advantage of weaknesses. It’s not the trailer for...

Identity & Access Management
The difference between authentication & authorization — why it matters

Authorization and authentication are common security terms that sound remarkably similar. It’s easy to confuse the two, and often they’re used interchangeably (though they shouldn’t be)....