Security Checklist


The Security Checklist appears on the admin dashboards and displays a list of security features that Okta recommends enabling in order to improve the security posture of your orgThe Okta container that represents a real-world organization..

These settings can also be configured by navigating to SecurityGeneral. For more information, refer to General Security.

Security Checklist in the Okta admin dashboard


The following security settings can be enabled or disabled for your org if they are available for your account:


User Role User Impact
Okta AdminAn abbreviation of administrator. This is the individual(s) who have access to the Okta Administrator Dashboard. They control the provisioning and deprovisioning of end users, the assigning of apps, the resetting of passwords, and the overall end user experience. Only administrators have the Administration button on the upper right side of the My Applications page. A new confirmation message for security settings appears on the admin dashboard homepage.
End User Impacted by security settings for email notifications when these settings are enabled or disabled by an admin.


Accessing and using this feature

  1. Sign in to the admin dashboard.
  2. Under Security Tips, click Enable security features. The Security Checklist screen appears.
  3. Review each setting and enable or disable each as needed.
  4. Save your settings to proceed with your changes.
    If all settings have been enabled, a message appears confirming the checklist has been completed.
    If one or more settings are disabled, a reminder to enable them will be displayed until they are enabled or the message is dismissed manually.