Modification or Removal of an Okta Application Sign-On Policyedit

Detects attempts to modify or delete a sign on policy for an Okta application. An adversary may attempt to modify or delete the sign on policy for an Okta application in order to remove or weaken an organization’s security controls.

Rule type: query

Rule indices:

  • filebeat-*
  • logs-okta*

Severity: medium

Risk score: 47

Runs every: 5m

Searches indices from: None (Date Math format, see also Additional look-back time)

Maximum alerts per execution: 100



  • Tactic: Persistence
  • Use Case: Identity and Access Audit
  • Data Source: Okta

Version: 206

Rule authors:

  • Elastic

Rule license: Elastic License v2

Investigation guideedit


The Okta Fleet integration, Filebeat module, or similarly structured data is required to be compatible with this rule.

Rule queryedit

event.dataset:okta.system and event.action:(application.policy.sign_on.update or application.policy.sign_on.rule.delete)