Tim Peel

Tim Peel
Director, Cyber Threat Research

Tim Peel leads Cyber Threat Research within Okta's cyber defence team. 

Moussa Diallo and Tim Peel and Brett Winterford

Defending against Session Hijacking

Multi-factor Authentication (MFA) is very effective at limiting what an adversary can do with a stolen password. According to research commissioned by Google in 2019, MFA thwarted 99% of automated credential-based attacks and 93% of phishing campaigns. It remains one of the most essential and effective controls against account takeovers. In some circumstances (outlined below), MFA can be bypassed. Okta’s Cyber Threat Research team has observed the proliferation of malware designed to extract...