KPMG Bolsters Cyber Capabilities Partnership

New York-based KPMG LLP (FY16 gross revenue of $8.6 billion) has partnered with Okta Inc., a provider of single sign-on capabilities across platforms.

The alliance will allow KPMG cybersecurity services to design, implement, and automate identity and access management processes using Okta’s leading cloud identity platform to help clients manage, control, and secure enterprise and consumer access, while identifying areas for cost savings.

“Our alliance with Okta is accelerating KPMG’s status as a leading cybersecurity firm with the ability to help clients protect information as they pursue new digital interactions and enhanced productivity in the cloud,” says Charlie Jacco, principal of KPMG cybersecurity services. “With Okta, we can deliver fast and reliable IAM solutions to help keep data safe, while enhancing the user experience.”

“In today’s ever-evolving security landscape, organizations must protect data across an increasingly complex breadth of technologies, including cloud applications, mobile devices and legacy solutions. The Okta Identity Cloud – including our identity and security products, as well as our 5,500 pre-built integrations to applications and infrastructure providers – enables organizations to easily and securely adopt the technologies they need to fulfill their missions faster,” says Patrick McCue, senior vice president of worldwide partners, Okta.