Glossary

Oort's definitive guide to Identity Security terminology

AD

Active Directory

AAD

Azure Active Directory (Now Microsoft Entra ID)

CASB

Cloud Access Security Broker.

CCPA

California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018 (CCPA

CIAM

Customer identity and access management

CIEM

Cloud Infrastructure Entitlements Management

CNAPP

Cloud-native application protection platform

CMMC

Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification

CPSM

Cloud Security Posture Management

GDPR

General Data Protection Regulation

EDR

Endpoint Detection and Response

HRIS

Human resources information system

IAM

Identity and Access Management

IDaaS

Identity as a Service

IdP

Identity provider

IGA

Identity governance and administration (IGA)

ITDR

Identity Threat Detection and Response (ITDR)

MFA

Multi-Factor Authentication (MFA)

NDR

Network Detection and Response

OAuth

OIE

Okta Identity Engine

OTP

One Time Password

PAM

Privileged Access Management (PAM)

Passwordless

RBAC

Role Based Access Control.

SAML

Security Assertion Markup Language (SAML)

SASE

Secure access service edge

SCIM

System for Cross-domain Identity Management

SIEM

Security information and event management

SOAR

Security Orchestration, Automation, and Response

SOX

Sarbanes-Oxley Act (SOX)

SSPM

SaaS Security Posture Management

TDIR

Threat detection, investigation and response (TDIR)

TTP

Tactics, Techniques, and Procedures

TOTP

Time-based One-Time Password

XDR

Extended Detection and Response

ZT

Zero Trust

ZTNA

Zero Trust Network Architecture

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