The security menu gives access to the following security functions. Follow the links below for details.

General – Set email, remember user, and mobile pin settings..

Authentication – Directory and authentication management options.

Multifactor – Configure Multifactor AuthenticationAuthentication is distinct from authorization, which is the process of giving individuals access to system objects based on their identity. Authentication merely ensures that the individual is who he or she claims to be, but says nothing about the access rights of the individual. Authentication methods and protocols include direct auth, delegated auth, SAML, SWA, WS-Fed, and OpenID Connect. (MFA) at the organization and the appAn abbreviation of application. Essentially, it is a web-based site used to perform any number of specific tasks, and requires authentication from end users by signing in. level.

Identity Providers – Configure how external identity providers interact with Okta.

Delegated Authentication - Directory and authentication management options.

Network – Identify your network perimeter to Okta.

Administrators – Grant Admins access to all sections of the application, or limit their access to only certain apps.

API – Manage and create all Okta API tokens, and to add Origin URLs.


For information on Okta's approach to security overall, see Security at Okta.