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Identity Threat Detection and Response (ITDR) is a hot topic in 2022, with Gartner having published multiple pieces of research on the subject (see Top Trends in Cybersecurity 2022 and Enhance Your...

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Summary / Table of content

This week, a lot of improvements to make your job a bit easier, and keep your users safer.

New features

Microsoft Entra Risky user alert in User360 Overview

Azure AD monitors and alerts on a certain number of suspicious behaviors. That data can provide more context and identify risky users.

Enterprise Security Startup Oort Raises $15M in Series A Funding to Stop Identity-Based Cyber Attacks

Investment will power identity-centric security platform's go-to-market strategy and leadership...

New features

New check: Admin role assigned to user in Okta

The admin role in Okta comes with great power (and responsibility), so it is best to monitor whenever a user is getting admin privileges,...

New features

New Check: Admin Impersonation in Okta

Okta offers the ability for admins to impersonate any user in their account (and benefit from the permissions of that user in the environment).

Preface

On August 7th this year an attack called #oktapus started to get uncovered by Group-IB. The attack was targeting Okta customers, but how does the sentence “9,931 accounts at more than 130...

Oort enthusiasts,

This week we have been hard at work making investigations faster and more accurate in Oort, and improving usability over the whole portal:

It’s been a busy week in the world of identity with some sobering developments impacting organizations using Okta. The so-called “0ktapus” campaign is out there stealing credentials and weak one-time...

Phew! We just got back from the Gartner IAM Summit in Las Vegas. It was great to connect with current customers, demo Oort to new partners, and learn all about the trends that are shaping the future...

We have a lot of new and useful features to announce this week, but first some news. We’ll be at the Gartner IAM Summit in Las Vegas next week where we expect to be blown away by all of the...

It’s a great week here at Oort! As you know, we’re on a mission to help security and IT teams take control of their identity security, and a big part of that is how we collect data to calculate...

We have some more great product updates this week, including **THREE** all-new Identity Security Checks. If you’re an Okta customer, you’ll find these especially valuable in keeping your Okta...

It’s been another busy week for us with some of our team at CSA Western Michigan’s CloudCon conference and others at AWS re:Inforce in Boston.

Identity security remains a hot topic and our recent trip to Identiverse in Denver, CO, proved that there are many brilliant minds out there focused on solving the issue. We learned a lot, met with a...

We’ve just gotten back from a whirlwind trip to the RSA Conference in San Francisco where we met up with partners, customers, prospects, and friends. If you’re following our LinkedIn (if not, you...

Nicolas Dard, Oort’s VP of Product Management, took the time to share with us a little bit about his position with Oort and how he got involved in the cyber security world. With almost 15 years of...

The numbers are stunning: over 60% of data breaches are the result of credential abuse. Another way of saying this is that by focusing on identity security, you can reduce your likelihood of a breach...

Identity and access management has grown to encompass a number of key responsibilities inside today’s enterprise. From account provisioning to access requests and group memberships, IAM teams have...

We sat down with Oort’s Data Science Lead, Alex Zaslavsky, and got the scoop on how data powers decisions in identity threat detection and response, and how the best identity security companies...

Oort’s Head of Solutions Engineering, Andy Winiarski, takes you on a quick video tour of Oort’s exclusive Identity Security Checks.

So much to share this week! Multiple major product updates and, not to mention, the incredible success of Identity Threat Detection & Response (ITDR) as the hot new trend in Cybersecurity for 2022....

The lines between information technology and cybersecurity have never been blurrier and that’s causing enterprise organizations to rethink how they approach digital risk management and threat...

We sit down with Oort’s Head of Solutions Engineering, Andy Winiarski, for a conversation about the trends and opportunities he sees in identity threat detection and response. Read on for some...

We are delighted to announce that the Oort platform has emerged from beta and is now generally available! Our team has been hard at work listening to and working with our beta customers and design...

Security professionals often hear about SOC 2 compliance as a standard to which technology companies should be held. This is especially true in recent years with companies experiencing an ever...

Didi Dotan recently joined the Oort team as its first VP of Engineering. Things move fast here at Oort, and before we got too far along I wanted to hear more about Didi’s background and why he wanted...

Denzil Wessels is the Chief Product Officer at Oort. He brings decades of industry experience to the team from multi-billion-dollar market-cap network security companies including Juniper, Aruba and...

A Conversation With Oort’s Founder & CEO

In an effort to introduce you to the people building Oort, I sat down last week with Oort’s Founder & CEO, Matt Caulfield, to discuss his motivation for starting the company and where he sees...

High-profile security breaches, such as Target and Wipro, underscore the importance of properly securing vendor access. Yet today’s vendor access processes can be unwieldy, costly, and often...