Identifies a high number of failed Okta user authentication attempts from a single IP address, which could be indicative of a brute force or password spraying attack. An adversary may attempt a brute force or password spraying attack to obtain unauthorized access to user accounts.
Rule type: threshold
Risk score: 47
Runs every: 5 minutes
Maximum alerts per execution: 100
- Continuous Monitoring
- Identity and Access
Version: 3 (version history)
Added (Elastic Stack release): 7.9.0
Last modified (Elastic Stack release): 7.11.0
Rule authors: Elastic
Rule license: Elastic License
Automated processes that attempt to authenticate using expired credentials and unbounded retries may lead to false positives.
The Okta Filebeat module must be enabled to use this rule.
event.dataset:okta.system and event.category:authentication and event.outcome:failure
Framework: MITRE ATT&CKTM
- Version 3 (7.11.0 release)
- Formatting only
- Version 2 (7.10.0 release)
Updated query, changed from:
event.module:okta and event.dataset:okta.system and event.category:authentication and event.outcome:failure