Access Management , Digital Identity , Identity & Access Management

2021: The Year of CIAM?

Okta's Keith Casey on the Maturity of Customer Identity and Access Management
Keith Casey, Okta

Customer identity and access management – CIAM – is coming of age, as organizations seek a unified view of their users. Keith Casey of Okta describes what CIAM maturity looks like – and how to get there via a new playbook.

In a video interview with Information Security Media Group, Casey discusses:

  • How the CIAM conversation has changed in 2021;
  • Who and what are driving CIAM initiatives;
  • What CIAM maturity looks like and how to get there via Okta's new playbook.

Casey currently serves on the product team at Okta working on identity and authentication APIs. Previously, he served as an early developer evangelist at Twilio and before that worked on the Ultimate Geek Question at the Library of Congress. His underlying goal is to get good technology into the hands of good people to do great things. In his spare time, he helps build and support the Austin tech community, blogs at and is fascinated by monkeys. He is also a co-author of "A Practical Approach to API Design" from Leanpub.

About the Author

Tom Field

Tom Field

Senior Vice President, Editorial, ISMG

Field is responsible for all of ISMG's 28 global media properties and its team of journalists. He also helped to develop and lead ISMG's award-winning summit series that has brought together security practitioners and industry influencers from around the world, as well as ISMG's series of exclusive executive roundtables.

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