Azure Automation Account Creation

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:
    • Azure Audit Log

Detection Modules

Cloud

ATT&CK Tactic

Persistence (TA0003)

ATT&CK Technique

Valid Accounts (T1078)

Severity

Informational

Description

Azure Automation account was created. An attacker might create an account for persistence.

Attacker's Goals

Persistence using a valid account.

Investigative actions

  • Check the identity that created the account and verify its activity.