Detects when an administrator role is assigned to an Okta group. An adversary may attempt to assign administrator privileges to an Okta group in order to assign additional permissions to compromised user accounts and maintain access to their target organization.
Rule type: query
Risk score: 47
Runs every: 5 minutes
Maximum alerts per execution: 100
- Continuous Monitoring
Version: 4 (version history)
Added (Elastic Stack release): 7.9.0
Last modified (Elastic Stack release): 7.11.2
Rule authors: Elastic
Rule license: Elastic License
Administrator roles may be assigned to Okta users by a Super Admin user. Verify that the behavior was expected. Exceptions can be added to this rule to filter expected behavior.
The Okta Fleet integration or Filebeat module must be enabled to use this rule.
event.dataset:okta.system and event.action:group.privilege.grant
Framework: MITRE ATT&CKTM
- Version 4 (7.11.2 release)
- Formatting only
- Version 3 (7.11.0 release)
- Rule name changed from: Administrator Privileges Assigned to Okta Group
- Version 2 (7.10.0 release)
Updated query, changed from:
event.module:okta and event.dataset:okta.system and event.action:group.privilege.grant