How To Implement Step-up Authentication

Implement step-up auth using Okta and Identity Server

David Klempfner
6 min readOct 23, 2023

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What is step-up authentication?

Step-up authentication is a form of extra authentication used before a user tries to access or update sensitive information.

If you’ve ever been prompted for a 2FA code when updating your password or…

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David Klempfner

I’m a software developer who is passionate about learning how things work behind the scenes.