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Enhance Endpoint Device Security With Uptycs Otto M8 Slack Integration

Blog Author
Laura Kenner

What is Otto M8?

Uptycs Otto M8 is a friendly security robot that helps your users secure their endpoint devices. It's part of the Uptycs Unified cloud native security solutions & Extended Detection and Response (XDR) platform, which helps organizations reduce risk and prioritize responses to security threats, vulnerabilities, and misconfigurations.

 

Uptycs Otto M8 is a friendly security robot that helps your users secure their endpoint devices. It's part of the Uptycs Unified CNAPP & XDR platform, which helps organizations reduce risk and prioritize responses to security threats, vulnerabilities, and misconfigurations.

Otto M8 app in Slack: About screen

A key feature of Uptycs is its user-driven security, which empowers your staff to correct security issues on their own workstations. Otto M8 is an integral part of this, as it delivers step-by-step instructions to users about how to update their device configuration according to security policies.

 

What Does Otto M8 Do?

Providing users with information and tools to keep their devices secure, Uptycs Otto M8 security robot assists organizations like yours in enlisting users to help defend their networks. It alerts users to misconfigurations and other device security issues by way of Slack messages. These provide rationale for each issue and its remediation steps, afterward letting users rescan their device to confirm each one has been resolved. 


Otto M8 app in Slack: Instructions for using commands

 

Integrate Otto M8 With Slack

Integrating Uptycs with Slack provides even greater benefits for users and organizations. Slack messages provide real-time information about the security status of assets, helping organizations avoid damage and quickly resolve security issues. Slack integration also enables Otto M8 to send regular reports and warnings if a setting is insecure and requires a change.

Uptycs UI: Enabling Otto M8 on an asset

 

User-Driven Security With Otto M8

Uptycs Otto M8 is perfect for organizations looking to improve their security posture by empowering users to play an active role in securing endpoint devices. It helps organizations ensure the security of their endpoint devices, while empowering and educating their employees to play an active role in maintaining that security. The benefits of user-driven security tools like Otto M8 are:

  • Improved security posture: By empowering users to take an active role in securing their devices, organizations can improve their overall security posture by reducing the risk of security breaches and other threats.
  • Increased security awareness: When users are informed about security risks and how to address them, they become more security-aware and less likely to engage in behavior that could compromise their devices or the network.
  • Faster response times: User-driven security allows organizations to respond to security incidents more quickly because users are able to report issues as soon as they occur.
  • Reduced workload for IT: By empowering users to handle some security tasks, organizations can reduce the workload on their IT staff and free them up to focus on more critical tasks.
  • Improved compliance: User-driven security can help organizations improve their compliance with security regulations and standards by ensuring that users are following established security policies.