A cloud snapshot was created or modified

Cortex XDR Analytics Alert Reference by Alert name

Product
Cortex XDR
Last date published
2024-06-18
Category
Analytics Alert Reference
Order
Alert name

Synopsis

Activation Period

14 Days

Training Period

30 Days

Test Period

N/A (single event)

Deduplication Period

1 Day

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

ATT&CK Technique

Severity

Informational

Description

A cloud identity has created or modified a cloud snapshot.

Attacker's Goals

Exfiltrate sensitive data that resides on the snapshot.

Investigative actions

  • Check if the identity intended to create or modify the snapshot.
  • Check if the identity performed additional malicious operations within the cloud environment.

Variations

A cloud snapshot was publicly shared

Synopsis

ATT&CK Tactic

ATT&CK Technique

Severity

Low

Description

A cloud identity has created or modified a cloud snapshot.

Attacker's Goals

Exfiltrate sensitive data that resides on the snapshot.

Investigative actions

  • Check if the identity intended to create or modify the snapshot.
  • Check if the identity performed additional malicious operations within the cloud environment.


A cloud snapshot was shared with an unusual AWS account

Synopsis

ATT&CK Tactic

ATT&CK Technique

Severity

Low

Description

A cloud identity has created or modified a cloud snapshot.

Attacker's Goals

Exfiltrate sensitive data that resides on the snapshot.

Investigative actions

  • Check if the identity intended to create or modify the snapshot.
  • Check if the identity performed additional malicious operations within the cloud environment.