Okta, which sells “identity management” software that companies use to let employees log into business apps and keep credentials secure, is making the biggest acquisition in its 12-year history, plunking down $6.5 billion in stock to buy Auth0, a startup that develops similar software. The deal, which amounts to about 20% of Okta’s market capitalization, reflects the growing importance of...
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