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Okta launches Cybersecurity Workforce Development Initiative

October 4, 2023


Identity and access management company Okta has announced the launch of a new initiative focused on finding and developing cybersecurity talent and providing equitable access to careers. Through philanthropic and educational grants, Okta aims to support global organizations providing career opportunities for jobseekers from underrepresented communities and unemployed professionals looking to transition into cybersecurity.

Okta’s commitment also aligns to the White House’s National Cyber Workforce and Education Strategy (NCWES), an initiative aimed at addressing both immediate and long-term cyber workforce needs for the US, which the White House declares a national security imperative, according to the firm.

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