A user logged in to the AWS console for the first time

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

5 Days

Required Data

  • Requires:
    • AWS Audit Log

Detection Modules

Cloud

ATT&CK Tactic

ATT&CK Technique

Severity

Informational

Description

A user logged in to the AWS console for the first time.

Attacker's Goals

  • Evading detections by performing direct operations using the AWS console.
  • Performing non-automatic operations easily.

Investigative actions

  • Check if the identity is an AWS identity.
  • Investigate which operations were performed by the identity.

Variations

A non-user identity logged in to the AWS console for the first time

Synopsis

ATT&CK Tactic

ATT&CK Technique

Severity

Medium

Description

A non-user identity logged in to the AWS console for the first time.

Attacker's Goals

  • Evading detections by performing direct operations using the AWS console.
  • Performing non-automatic operations easily.

Investigative actions

  • Check if the identity is an AWS identity.
  • Investigate which operations were performed by the identity.