A user connected from a new country

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

30 Days

Required Data

  • Requires one of the following data sources:
    • AzureAD
      OR
    • Okta
      OR
    • OneLogin
      OR
    • PingOne

Detection Modules

Identity Analytics

ATT&CK Tactic

ATT&CK Technique

Severity

Informational

Description

A user connected from an unusual country that the user has not connected from before. This may indicate the account was compromised.

Attacker's Goals

Gain user-account credentials.

Investigative actions

Check if the user is currently located in the aforementioned country, or routed its traffic there via a VPN.

Variations

A user connected from a new country using an anonymized proxy

Synopsis

ATT&CK Tactic

ATT&CK Technique

Severity

Low

Description

A user connected from an unusual country that the user has not connected from before. This may indicate the account was compromised.

Attacker's Goals

Gain user-account credentials.

Investigative actions

Check if the user is currently located in the aforementioned country, or routed its traffic there via a VPN.