AWS user creation

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

Persistence (TA0003)

ATT&CK Technique

Create Account: Cloud Account (T1136.003)

Severity

Informational

Description

A new AWS user was created.

Attacker's Goals

Gain persistence into the account.

Investigative actions

  • Check which User was created.