AWS CloudWatch log group deletion

Cortex XDR Analytics Alert Reference by Alert name

Product
Cortex XDR
Last date published
2024-06-04
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:
    • AWS Audit Log

Detection Modules

Cloud

ATT&CK Tactic

ATT&CK Technique

Severity

Informational

Description

An AWS CloudWatch log group was deleted, this action permanently deletes all the archives associated with this group.

Attacker's Goals

An attacker may change the configuration of the affected resource to remain undetected.

Investigative actions

  • Check why the identity deleted the log group.
  • Check what resources were affected by this change.