Data security is a top priority for organizations today, and encryption is one of the most important tools in a company's arsenal to protect sensitive data. With the growing popularity of cloud storage, it is essential that organizations ensure their data remains secure and protected. Okta is an identity and access management platform that provides advanced encryption services to help organizations protect their data. This guide will provide a technical reference for an Okta administrator to enable encryption for data stored in the cloud.
Technical Reference Guide
1. The first step is to set up the encryption keys. This can be done through the Okta admin console. Go to the Security tab and select “Encryption Keys” from the left navigation bar.
2. On the Encryption Keys page, click the “Create Encryption Key” button to create a new encryption key.
3. Enter a name for the encryption key and select the desired encryption algorithm from the drop-down menu.
4. Set an expiration date for the encryption key and click “Create” to create the key.
5. Once the encryption key has been created, the administrator can then use the key to encrypt the data stored in the cloud. This can be done through the Okta administration console.
6. Go to the Applications tab and select the application that stores the data that needs to be encrypted.
7. In the application settings, select “Encryption” from the left navigation bar.
8. Select the encryption key that was created in step 2 and click “Save” to enable encryption.
9. The data stored in the cloud is now encrypted and secure.
In order to successfully encrypt data stored in the cloud, there are a few dependencies that must be met.
1. A valid encryption key must be created. This can be done through the Okta admin console.
2. The encryption key must be associated with the application that is storing the data. This can also be done through the Okta admin console.
3. The encryption key must be enabled in the application settings.