By Keith Casey, Okta API Problem Solver

Another day, another breach headline. What’s unique about the latest Facebook breach is that it’s the source of truth for many other companies and applications who use social platforms for authentication. A vulnerability in a social authentication service has far-reaching effects across thousands of apps and millions of users. But while social authentication or identity federation look like the major culprits here, at the end of the day, they just allowed the issue to spread, and there are steps that organizations can take to mitigate these challenges.

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