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How does Web Authentication Work? Series 3 of 4

Publish Date: May 26th, 2020

Part 3: Securing Server & Database and Sessions & Cookies How does secure communication between our server and our Database? We already…

New Updates for G Suite 2-Step Verification and SSO for SAML

Publish Date: May 22nd, 2020

G Suite has new updates as of May 20th 2020. The Following has been updated: Two updates for Admin Console for 2-Step Verification and SSO…

How does Web Authentication work? Series 2 of 4

Publish Date: May 14th, 2020

Part 2: Passwords and The Client Server Relationship Passwords Houston we have a problem! The password is stored in plain text in our…

"How to" apply a coronavirus doctors recommendations for real world cloud IT improvements.

Publish Date: May 1st, 2020

There are some fascinating articles about how to tackle the coronavirus pandemic. Many ask, “What do we do now that many businesses are…

How does Web Authentication work? Series 1 of 4

Publish Date: April 30th, 2020

Web Authentication Process Overview: Curious about how web Authentication works? In this blog, I will explain what happens behind the…

How to transition your business to work to home format during the coronavirus epidemic?

Publish Date: April 20th, 2020

How Companies are integrating to a work from home. We know the struggle. Working from home has never been this necessary. Iron Cove…

Guide for Okta SWA

Publish Date: March 30th, 2020

Everything Okta SWA Let's talk Secure Web Authentication in Okta SSO What is SWA ? Secure Web Authentication (SWA) is a form of…

How to find Okta Solutions?

Publish Date: March 20th, 2020

(Written by Phil - Cloud Consultant) Logins and Licenses and App Assignments, OH MY! At Iron Cove Solutions , we spend a significant…

Thoughts on Gatsby Days event for February 2020 in Los Angeles CA

Publish Date: March 17th, 2020

The Iron Cove Solutions dev team went to Gatsby Days Los Angeles this week (February 3rd). This is a meeting surrounding a new tech…

How to create a safe password

Publish Date: March 16th, 2020

The Last Word on Password Ok. Maybe it's not the last word on password but this article will at least get you thinking that your current…

What is Okta Mobile?

Publish Date: March 16th, 2020

Okta recap Okta is a robust access management platform for our day-to-day business workflow and Okta makes popular apps such as G Suite…

What's new with MongoDB?

Publish Date: March 9th, 2020

MongoDB in a recent project Many of the Okta projects are straight out of the box. We have one Profile Master or UD as a Master, a bunch…

How to be an Okta Rockstar?

Publish Date: March 5th, 2020

You are an Okta admin and your boss asks you to export a CSV of users with specific attributes but he also needs all of the user's listed…

How to Add default values to Contentful fields

Publish Date: March 2nd, 2020

Contentful default value fields Our Iron Cove website is a Gatsby JS using a headless CMS ( Contentful ). Recently the dev and marketing…

Cloud News Review week of 3/2/2020

Publish Date: March 2nd, 2020

This week on Cloud News Review Microsoft has released the brand new Office app for IOS and Android! The updated app features your favorite…

Cloud News Review week of 2/24/2020

Publish Date: February 25th, 2020

This week on Cloud News Review Pixel phone users rejoice! Google Assistant is starting to roll out to users of Pixel 4 owners. Originally…

Cloud News Review week of 2/17/2020

Publish Date: February 18th, 2020

This week on Cloud News Review This past Wednesday, Microsoft's Fluid Framework Preview was made available to all enterprise users. Fluid…

Information you need to know on security risk of Juice Jacking charging stations.

Publish Date: February 17th, 2020

Juice Jacking It's another travel day for work. You're never late, so you get to the airport 2 hours before your flight. You're on time…

Cloud News Review week of 2/10/2020

Publish Date: February 9th, 2020

This week on Cloud News Review With the rise of the coronavirus outbreak in China, companies like Microsoft and IBM are offering free or…

Diving Deep into Okta Expressions

Publish Date: February 5th, 2020

(Level: Advanced) Let's first see how to for Okta Expression we will be dissecting. Below is a similar Okta Expression we used on a client…

How to Keep Yourself Safe From Fraudulent Schemes

Publish Date: February 5th, 2020

Let's face it; everyone at one time has suffered some form of spam. If it is a pop-up window or a false ad in the corner of a webpage, we…

Cloud News Review week of 2/3/2020

Publish Date: February 3rd, 2020

This Week on Cloud News Review In case you didn't know, Microsoft Teams for Office 365 was down this morning at 8 AM central time for two…

Starting off with the Okta Expression Language

Publish Date: January 27th, 2020

Starting off with the Okta Expression Language ( Level: Beginner ) What is the Okta Expression Language? Okta ’s Expression Language is…

Cloud News Review week of 1/27/2020

Publish Date: January 27th, 2020

This week on Cloud News Review The Bureau of Alcohol, Tabacco, Firearms, and Explosives (ATF) is reaching a huge milestone by closing its…

Okta's Missing Template Plug-in App

Publish Date: January 24th, 2020

How to use the Template Plugin app is used a lot by our clients. For all apps they want to connect to using a standard login page (with just…

Cloud News Review week of 1/13/2020

Publish Date: January 13th, 2020

This week on Cloud News Review A new update to Microsoft Teams has come with an exciting new feature. The "Walkie-Talkie" feature on the…

Cloud News Review week of 1/6/2020

Publish Date: January 6th, 2020

This week on Cloud News Review The Outlook app for IOS is receiving an update with new features! These features include new Outlook…

Cloud News Review week of 12/23/2019

Publish Date: December 23rd, 2019

This week on Cloud News Review Cybersecurity firm Coronet has released a list of cities with businesses most vulnerable for cyberattacks…

Cloud News Review week of 12/16/2019

Publish Date: December 16th, 2019

This week on Cloud News Review In one month's time, Windows 7 will be gone. On January 14th 2020, Microsoft will no longer support devices…

Cloud News Review week of 12/9/2019

Publish Date: December 9th, 2019

This week on Cloud News Review Google Assistant will now work in G Suite for Business! In a new beta, Google Assistant will work in G Suite…

email filtering list for your proofpoint essentials

Publish Date: December 6th, 2019

These are known spammers who have gotten through. We will update periodically. You can bookmark this page as I am seriously tired of witty…

Cloud News Review week of 12/3/2019

Publish Date: December 3rd, 2019

This week on Cloud News Review Microsoft has released a new build of their Office 365 suite to improve the overall experience for users…

Cloud News Review week of 11/25/2019

Publish Date: November 26th, 2019

This week on Cloud News Review With the increase in ransomware attacks, Office 365 has added additional features to its email security…

Cloud News Review week of 11/18/2019

Publish Date: November 18th, 2019

This week on Cloud News Review Office 365 admins are to keep on the lookout for a phising campaign that is targeting users of the Microsoft…

Cloud News Review week of 11/11/2019

Publish Date: November 12th, 2019

This week on Cloud News Review Microsoft has launched a new service called "Project Cortex". The service, used for Microsoft 365 , collects…

Okta to JumpCloud video how to

Publish Date: November 6th, 2019

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Cloud News Review week of 11/04/2019

Publish Date: November 4th, 2019

This week on Cloud News Review Etihad Aviation Group , the national airline for the United Arab Emirates, has adopted Office 365 for their…

Cloud News Review week of 10/28/2019

Publish Date: October 28th, 2019

This week on Cloud News Review Microsoft has announced the release of the new Surface Earbuds. As a competitor to Apple's Airpods, Surface…

Cloud News Review week of 10/21/2019

Publish Date: October 21st, 2019

This week on Cloud News Review Microsoft hosted a Surface Event recently with plenty of new products being shown off for the future, one of…

Cloud News Review week of 10/14/2019

Publish Date: October 14th, 2019

This week on Cloud News Review Microsoft released their fourth-quarter earnings and the biggest revenue increase has gone to their cloud…

Cloud News Review week of 10/7/2019

Publish Date: October 7th, 2019

This week on Cloud News Review Microsoft has gone live with Windows Virtual Desktop (WVD), their new desktop as a service through the Azure…

Cloud News Review week of 9/30/2019

Publish Date: September 30th, 2019

This week on Cloud News Review Microsoft Teams, the core collaboration application from Office 365 , has some new updates! Channel Cross…

Cloud News Review week of 9/23/2019

Publish Date: September 23rd, 2019

This week on Cloud News Review Office 365 is possibly looking to rebrand! Rumor is going around that Microsoft is working to rename Office…

Cloud News Review week of 9/16/2019

Publish Date: September 16th, 2019

This week on Cloud News Review Microsoft has pushed back the end date for Exchange 2010. After customer outrage, Microsoft's date to end…

Cloud News Review week of 9/9/2019

Publish Date: September 9th, 2019

This week on Cloud News Review Another company has moved to the cloud and it is one of the tastiest yet. The Hershey Company, best known for…

Cloud News Review week of 09/02/2019

Publish Date: September 3rd, 2019

This week on Cloud News Review As a way to make their business more digital, Nedbank has migrated components of their IT infrastructure to…

Cloud News Review week of 8/26/2019

Publish Date: August 26th, 2019

This week on Cloud News Review Microsoft has announced that Skype for Business will officially be retired in 2021. The company has stated…

Cloud News Review week of 8/19/2019

Publish Date: August 19th, 2019

This week on Cloud News Review Now it's official, Microsoft Office 2019 will be the last offline version of the Office suite that the…

Cloud News Review week of 8/12/2019

Publish Date: August 13th, 2019

This week on Cloud News Review Microsoft Australia will deploy a "three cloud strategy" with WaterNSW to see the state-owned entity adopt…

Cloud News Review week of 8/5/2019

Publish Date: August 5th, 2019

This week on Cloud News Review The ban on Office 365 in German schools has been lifted...at least for now. A series of talks between…

Cloud News Review week of 7/29/2019

Publish Date: July 29th, 2019

This week on Cloud News Review Outlook from Microsoft Office 365 now allows you to easily create real time polls. This feature allows you…

Cloud News Review week of 7/22/2019

Publish Date: July 22nd, 2019

This week on Cloud News Review The University of Wisconsin has announced that all students will have their emails changed to Outlook. They…

Cloud News Review week of 7/15/2019

Publish Date: July 15th, 2019

This week on Cloud News Review The GDPR rules in Germany have decided that Microsoft products Windows 10 and Office 365 are not compliant…

Cloud News Review week of 7/8/2019

Publish Date: July 8th, 2019

This week on Cloud News Review Microsoft has announced that they will keep Office 365 ProPlus support on Windows Sever 2019. This news…

Cloud News Review week of 7/1/2019

Publish Date: July 1st, 2019

This week on Cloud News Review Office 365 users are getting a boost in storage space! Microsoft has announced that subscribers of Office…

Cloud News Review week of 6/24/2019

Publish Date: June 24th, 2019

This week on Cloud News Review The South Australian government has partnered with Microsoft for a new program aimed to increase IT-related…

Cloud News Review week of 6/17/2019

Publish Date: June 17th, 2019

This week on Cloud News Review A new research report titled, ‘Global Identity and Access Management Market’ provides an in-depth analysis of…

Cloud News Review week of 6/10/2019

Publish Date: June 10th, 2019

This week on Cloud News Review Last weeks outage on Google's services like YouTube, Google Cloud, and many more has now been said to have…

Cloud News Review week of 6/3/2019

Publish Date: June 3rd, 2019

This week on Cloud News Review Attention to anyone using older smartphones! Microsoft has announced that they are dropping support for…

Cloud News Review week of 5/27/2019

Publish Date: May 27th, 2019

This week on Cloud News Review In Google's GSuite , they have added a new "Linked Objects" sidebar in both Docs and Slides. This sidebar…

Cloud News Review week of 5/20/2019

Publish Date: May 20th, 2019

This week on Cloud News Review The Better Business Bureau (BBB) has sent out a "scam alert" warning users to not click on phony Microsoft…

Cloud News Review week of 5/13/2019

Publish Date: May 13th, 2019

This week on Cloud News Review Microsoft is soon going passwordless! Microsoft has officially earned the FIDO2 certification from Windows…

Cloud News Review week of 5/6/2019

Publish Date: May 6th, 2019

This week on Cloud News Review Schools in Bahrain are taking the next step into technological advancement by putting in cloud services…

Cloud News Review week of 4/29/2019

Publish Date: April 29th, 2019

This week on Cloud News Review Microsoft has now passed the trillion dollar market cap - the third tech company to do so. Amazon and Apple…

Cloud News Review week of 4/22/2019

Publish Date: April 22nd, 2019

This week on Cloud News Review In an effort to win back customers from Google, Microsoft has introduced a new migration tool for Google's…

Cloud News Review week of 4/15/2019

Publish Date: April 15th, 2019

This week on Cloud News Review Google+, Google's social media platform has offically ceased operation. After news that a leak of personal…

Cloud News Review week of 4/8/2019

Publish Date: April 8th, 2019

This week on Cloud News Review Security and identity management leader Okta has launched a new $50 million venture called "Okta Ventures…

Cloud News Review week of 4/1/2019

Publish Date: April 1st, 2019

This week on Cloud News Review People don't seem to be wanting to use the cloud anymore.....APRIL FOOLS! The cloud is bigger than ever…

Cloud News Review week of 3/25/2019

Publish Date: March 25th, 2019

This week on Cloud News Review Cloud Management Software provider, SkyKick has said that they are launching what is called QuantumSync for…

Cloud News Review week of 3/18/2019

Publish Date: March 18th, 2019

This week on Cloud News Review Goldman Sachs analysts have upgraded Okta stock from a neutral to buy. Reasons for the move include…

Cloud News Review week of 3/11/2019

Publish Date: March 11th, 2019

This week on Cloud News Review You will be able to continue to use a Windows 7 machine after the support deadline has passed. Microsoft is…

Cloud News Review week of 3/4/2019

Publish Date: March 4th, 2019

This week in Cloud News Review SIM Colorado is hosting the annual Colorado IT Symposium at the Colorado Convention Center. The Symposium…

Cloud News Review week of 2/25/2019

Publish Date: February 25th, 2019

This week on Cloud News Review Real Business posted a fantastic article about the benefits for an enterprise working with Office 365 . Some…

Cloud News Review week of 2/18/2019

Publish Date: February 18th, 2019

This week on Cloud News Review Okta stock has reached an all-time high! This past weekend, Okta's stock has reached a record high share…

Cloud News Review week of 2/11/2019

Publish Date: February 11th, 2019

This week on Cloud News Review Okta 's new Business @ Work report was released showing that businesses are investing more into security and…

Cloud News Review week of 2/4/2019

Publish Date: February 4th, 2019

This week on Cloud News Review Google has announced that April 2nd, social media platform Google+ will be shutting down. The company is…

Cloud News Review week of 1/28/2019

Publish Date: January 28th, 2019

This week on Cloud News Review Microsoft Office 365 is now available for the first time in the Mac App store. Apple has been working closely…

Cloud News Review week of 1/20/2019

Publish Date: January 21st, 2019

This week on Cloud News Review Iowa State University has adopted Okta as their new cybersecurity and access management provider. The…

Cloud News Review week of 1/14/2019

Publish Date: January 14th, 2019

This week on Cloud News Review With the American government shutdown, there is a race for a $10 billion cloud contract with the pentagon…

Cloud News Review week of 1/7/2019

Publish Date: January 7th, 2019

This week on Cloud News Review Dartmouth College has recently started providing Google applications throughout its campus. Rolling out in…

Cloud News Review week of 12/31/2018

Publish Date: December 31st, 2018

This week on Cloud News Review Microsoft is making 4K cameras with facial recognition technology. This is one of the steps the company is…

Cloud News Review week of 12/17/2018

Publish Date: December 17th, 2018

This week on Cloud News Review After evidence of a new data leak occured last week, Google+ is expecting to move its shut down to an earlier…

Cloud News Review week of 12/10/2018

Publish Date: December 10th, 2018

This week on Cloud News Review To help out with persons with disabilities, Microsoft is now rolling out live subtitles for Skype and…

Cloud News Review week of 12/03/2018

Publish Date: December 3rd, 2018

This week on Cloud News Review Microsoft has given Office 365 icons a fresh new redesign. The new icons is the next step Windows is taking…

Workday and Okta make Good Bedfellows for Integration

Publish Date: November 26th, 2018

If you are using WorkDay, you are undoubtedly familiar with how arduous it is to onboard a new employee for all the cloud applications your…

Cloud News Review week of 11/26/2018

Publish Date: November 26th, 2018

This week on Cloud News Review Microsoft can now let users sign into their accounts without the use of a password. They now have the option…

Cloud News Review week of 11/19/2018

Publish Date: November 19th, 2018

This week on Cloud News Review A state-owned Education Payroll company based in New Zealand has partnered with Microsoft in exploring…

Acronyms You Need to Know When Working with Okta

Publish Date: November 13th, 2018

Complete list of Okta acronyms. AD – Active Directory AIW – Application Integration Wizard ALM – Attribute Level Mastering BYOD…

Terms and Definitions That You Need To Know When Working With Okta

Publish Date: November 13th, 2018

What are the key terms and acronyms Okta uses? AD Active Directory (AD) is a directory service that Microsoft developed for the Windows…

Cloud News Review week of 11/12/2018

Publish Date: November 12th, 2018

This week on Cloud News Review Microsoft is getting an expansion to its Redmond campus just east of Seattle, Washington. It won't be open…

Cloud News Review week of 11/05/2018

Publish Date: November 5th, 2018

This week on Cloud News Review The Division of Technology for Kent State University has expanded its partnership with Microsoft in providing…

If your business is operating in or within Europe GDPR should be on your radar

Publish Date: November 2nd, 2018

First things first. What does GDPR stand for? General Data Protection Regulation What is GDPR? The General Data Protection Regulation…

Cloud News Review week of 10/29/2018

Publish Date: October 29th, 2018

This week on Cloud News Review Microsoft has increased the price of Office 2019 to push people more toward the subcription based Office 36…

Cloud News Review week of 10/22/2018

Publish Date: October 22nd, 2018

This week on Cloud News Review OneNote, part of Microsoft Office 365 has a whole new update for the month of October with exciting…

Cloud News Review week of 10/15/2018

Publish Date: October 15th, 2018

This week on Cloud News Review Collaboration software Confulence Cloud is now available through Microsoft Teams from Office 365 . A…

Cloud News Review week of 10/08/2018

Publish Date: October 8th, 2018

This week on Cloud News Review Google has deployed two new features for organizations that use the company's G Suite productivity suite to…

Cloud News Review week of 10/1/2018

Publish Date: October 1st, 2018

This week on Cloud News Review Microsoft has now suspended development of touch-friendly Office apps on Windows 10, according to a report…

Cloud News Review week of 9/24/2018

Publish Date: September 24th, 2018

This week on Cloud News Review Microsoft has partnered with oil and gas company Royal Dutch Shell to accelerate digital processes. Microsot…

Cloud News Review week of 9/17/2018

Publish Date: September 17th, 2018

This week on Cloud News Review Microsoft has added a particularly interesting new feature to Word from Office 365. You can utilize the Word…

Cloud News Review week of 9/10/2018

Publish Date: September 10th, 2018

This week on Cloud News Review Microsoft has announced that it will end support for Windows 7 in 2020. If you need more extentions for…

Cloud News Review week of 9/3/2018

Publish Date: September 3rd, 2018

This week on Cloud News Review Kordia , New Zealand based telecommunications provider, has unveild direct routing through Microsoft Teams…

Cloud News Review week of 08/27/2018

Publish Date: August 27th, 2018

This week on Cloud News Review Amazon Web Services is adding new features to its Amazon Chime application has added a dial-out function…

Cloud News Review week of 8/20/2018

Publish Date: August 20th, 2018

This week on Cloud News Review "Confidential Mode" for Gmail has been released this past week with mixed results. While many enjoy the new…

Cloud News Review week of 8/13/2018

Publish Date: August 13th, 2018

This week on Cloud News Review It's back to school and Penn State students noticed a change in their inboxs. Turns out the campus has…

Cloud News Review week of 08/06/2018

Publish Date: August 6th, 2018

This week on Cloud News Review Microsoft has just released it's Dynamics 365 Business Central to the United Arab Emirates. This all-in-one…

Okta Acquires ScaleFT to Bring Zero Trust to the Enterprise

Publish Date: August 1st, 2018

Okta , Inc. one of Iron Cove leading partner announced on July 18, it acquired ScaleFT, a Zero Trust security company. Authentication is…

Cloud News Review week of 7/30/2018

Publish Date: July 30th, 2018

This week on Cloud News Review Google held their enterprise expo Google Next '18 this past week. The event held in San Francisco had 25,00…

Top 5 reason your organization should move to the cloud

Publish Date: July 26th, 2018

Microsoft Office 365 What you should know about moving your organization to the cloud and the benefits of making the switch to Microsoft…

Why I moved my website to react gatsby contentful and netlify.

Publish Date: July 24th, 2018

As a CEO, I am a realist. I acknowledge that I can’t compete with other high-powered, high-profile companies in the web world such as Amazon…

Cloud News Review week of 7/23/2018

Publish Date: July 23rd, 2018

This week on Cloud News Review Cloud identity management company, Okta announced this week that they had aquired a startup called ScaleFT…

Cloud News Review week of 7/16/2018

Publish Date: July 16th, 2018

This Week on Cloud News Review TimeHop, a popular "throwback" picture application suffered a data breach impacting more than 20 million…

Cloud News Review week of 7/9/2018

Publish Date: July 9th, 2018

This week on Cloud News Review Cloud security is on the rise! According to OpenPR , the "Global Cloud Security Market size is expected to…

Okta GDRP General Data Protection Regulation

Publish Date: July 6th, 2018

What is the GDPR? What you need to know for GDPR In 2016, the European Union (“EU”) enacted the General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR…

Cloud News Review week of 7/2/2018

Publish Date: July 2nd, 2018

This week on Cloud News Review Microsoft earlier in the year announced that they would be adding AI to its spreadsheets program Excel…

What is a Headless CMS?

Publish Date: July 2nd, 2018

There is a term that the online world has been throwing around called CMS. CMS, Standing for "Content Management System", is the creation…

Cloud News Review week of 6/25/2018

Publish Date: June 25th, 2018

This week on Cloud News Review Okta has been named a leader in Gartner Magic Quadrant for Access Management, Worldwide for the second…

Cloud News Review week of 6/18/2018

Publish Date: June 18th, 2018

This week on Cloud News Review Yealink is offering an IP Phone Solution series for Office 365 and Skype for Business to provide more…

Okta at Work Report 2018

Publish Date: June 14th, 2018

Security was a top priority for organization in 2017. This comes as no surprise after witnessing serious data breaches that affected…

Cloud News Review week of 6/11/2018

Publish Date: June 11th, 2018

This week on Cloud News Review To increase the data-driven culture, Rockmetric’s Digital Data Analyst solution has been integrated with…

Cloud News Review week of 5/7/2018

Publish Date: May 7th, 2018

This week on Cloud News Review According to Global News Wire, " Auth0 , a global leader in Identity-as-a-Service (IDaaS), today announced…

3 Tips for Sales Managers to Reach Their Goals with Office 365

Publish Date: May 30th, 2017

As a sales manager, you have to keep track of many different things throughout the business: meetings, customer communications, and plenty…

10 Myths for Microsoft Office 365

Publish Date: May 30th, 2017

10 Myths for Microsoft Office 36 5 about; making the switch to Microsoft Office 365. Download Now!

SharePoint Online File Limits Microsoft Office 365

Publish Date: December 11th, 2015

SharePoint Online File Limits You can sync up to 20,000 items in your OneDrive for Business library. This includes folders and files. You…

How to force TLS on Office 365

Publish Date: September 11th, 2014

Consider a mail flow scenario where your Office 365 tenant wants to force TLS for certain domains that you do business with. You can…

Mailbox Folder Limits Microsoft Office 365

Publish Date: July 23rd, 2014

Ask us about how we can help with migration and licensing of Microsoft Office 365 These limits are intended to limit mailboxes to known…

3 tips ensure HIPAA compliance with office 365

Publish Date: March 20th, 2013

Evaluation – Research Office 365 security and privacy practices to ensure it meets your organizations requirements. You should read the…

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