A cloud identity invoked IAM related persistence operations

Cortex XDR Analytics Alert Reference by Alert name

Product
Cortex XDR
Last date published
2024-06-04
Category
Analytics Alert Reference
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Alert name

Synopsis

Activation Period

14 Days

Training Period

30 Days

Test Period

N/A (single event)

Deduplication Period

5 Days

Required Data

  • Requires one of the following data sources:
    • AWS Audit Log
      OR
    • Azure Audit Log
      OR
    • Gcp Audit Log

Detection Modules

Cloud

ATT&CK Tactic

Persistence (TA0003)

ATT&CK Technique

Severity

Informational

Description

A cloud identity invoked IAM related persistence operations.

Attacker's Goals

Maintain persistence in cloud environments.

Investigative actions

  • Check what API calls were executed by the identity.
  • Check what cloud resources were affected.
  • Look for signs that the identity is compromised.

Variations

A cloud identity invoked compute instance related persistence operations

Synopsis

ATT&CK Tactic

Persistence (TA0003)

ATT&CK Technique

Severity

Informational

Description

A cloud identity invoked compute instance related persistence operations.

Attacker's Goals

Maintain persistence in cloud environments.

Investigative actions

  • Check what API calls were executed by the identity.
  • Check what cloud resources were affected.
  • Look for signs that the identity is compromised.


A cloud identity invoked compute function related persistence operations

Synopsis

ATT&CK Tactic

Persistence (TA0003)

ATT&CK Technique

Event Triggered Execution (T1546)

Severity

Informational

Description

A cloud identity invoked compute function related persistence operations.

Attacker's Goals

Maintain persistence in cloud environments.

Investigative actions

  • Check what API calls were executed by the identity.
  • Check what cloud resources were affected.
  • Look for signs that the identity is compromised.