Understanding what employees get out of Okyo
Garde will give you some context for your role as an administrator.
An employee—let’s call her Harrah—starts with the onboarding process,
and then secures her home network with Okyo Garde.
Employee onboarding is usually a four-part process.
To get started, Harrah needs to complete the following steps.
Harrah follows instructions in the email from Palo
Alto Networks to get the Okyo Garde router. She downloads the Okyo
Mobile app while she waits for the router to arrive.
Unbox Okyo Garde
Harrah’s Okyo Garde router arrives at her home.
Harrah unboxes the device and follows the instructions
in the app to set up the corporate network.
Set up corporate network
Harrah logs in to the Okyo Mobile app.
set up SSO for
her using Okyo Garde with Prisma Access ahead of time.
Harrah scans the QR code on her Okyo Garde router,
and then plugs it in.
Her Okyo Garde router is activated.
any updates are available, they’re installed, and the corporate
network is set up automatically. She repeats this step for any mesh
nodes she’s been assigned. She’ll be able to connect her company
computer and work devices and access company resources using this
Set up personal network
Although it’s optional, Harrah taps
in the app and follows the onscreen instructions
for setting up a personal network to get more secure Wi-Fi in her
home that protects her entire household.
It’s private and completely separate from her work network,
so she’s in control. Harrah can connect her personal and IoT devcies
to this network and monitor them using the Okyo Mobile app.
Things Employees can do with Okyo Garde
To secure her personal network, Harrah can:
Monitor and manage people and devices
sees devices on her home network, assigns devices to profiles for people
in her household who use those devices, and blocks devices that
don’t belong on her network. She can even pause the internet for
all devices assigned to an individual or for all devices on a specific
Manage security settings
Harrah sets content
filters by category, blocks individual websites, and receives notifications
when someone attempts to access restricted content. She’s even notified
when Okyo Garde prevents security incidents she hadn’t planned for,
such as phishing and malware attacks.