Azure Temporary Access Pass (TAP) registered to an account

Cortex XDR Analytics Alert Reference by Alert name

Product
Cortex XDR
Last date published
2024-06-04
Category
Analytics Alert Reference
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Synopsis

Activation Period

14 Days

Training Period

30 Days

Test Period

N/A (single event)

Deduplication Period

1 Day

Required Data

  • Requires:
    • AzureAD Audit Log

Detection Modules

Identity Threat Module

ATT&CK Tactic

ATT&CK Technique

Valid Accounts (T1078)

Severity

Informational

Description

An identity registered an Azure Temporary Access Pass (TAP) to an account.

Attacker's Goals

  • A TAP can allow setting of other authentication methods and can be used as an initial replacement of a multifactor authentication.

Investigative actions

  • Check if the account that got the TAP should get it.
  • Check whether the account that registered the TAP is supposed to perform such actions.
  • Check if the TAP was registered to a privileged account.
  • Follow further actions done by the initiator and the account with the TAP.

Variations

Abnormal Azure Temporary Access Pass (TAP) account registration

Synopsis

ATT&CK Tactic

ATT&CK Technique

Valid Accounts (T1078)

Severity

Low

Description

An identity registered an Azure Temporary Access Pass (TAP) to an account.

Attacker's Goals

  • A TAP can allow setting of other authentication methods and can be used as an initial replacement of a multifactor authentication.

Investigative actions

  • Check if the account that got the TAP should get it.
  • Check whether the account that registered the TAP is supposed to perform such actions.
  • Check if the TAP was registered to a privileged account.
  • Follow further actions done by the initiator and the account with the TAP.