Possible Okta DoS Attackedit

Detects possible Denial of Service (DoS) attacks against an Okta organization. An adversary may attempt to disrupt an organization’s business operations by performing a DoS attack against its Okta service.

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



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

Version: 205

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.integration.rate_limit_exceeded or system.org.rate_limit.warning or system.org.rate_limit.violation or core.concurrency.org.limit.violation)