Okta Investigating Reported Digital Breach

Identity and access management company providing cloud services which help companies manage and secure user authentication into applications Okta Inc. (OKTA) says that it’s probing a report of a digital breach. The San Francisco based company made this announcement of March 22.

Senior manager at the company Chris Hollis, acknowledged the company is fully aware of the digital breach reports further confirming they are conducting investigations on the report to establish the truth on the matter.

We will provide updates as more information becomes available,” said Hollis.

In a situation where the allegations might have happened, then this could result to major consequences to considering thousands of companies rely on the company’s services to manage access to their networks and applications.

Founder of cybersecurity consultancy Phobos Group, Dan Tentler, says that he is convinced the breach was real and urged Okta clients to be extremely vigilant at the moment.

There are timestamps and dates visible in the screenshots indicating January 21st of this year, which suggests they may have had access for two months,” said Tentler.

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