Azure domain federation settings modification attempt

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:
    • AzureAD Audit Log

Detection Modules

Identity Threat Module

ATT&CK Tactic

ATT&CK Technique

Severity

Low

Description

A user or application attempted to modify the federation settings of the domain.

Attacker's Goals

An attacker attempts to change Active Directory configuration for persistence or defense evasion.

Investigative actions

  • Check what configuration has been changed.
  • Check whether the user changing the configuration is permitted.

Variations

A successful Azure domain federation settings modification

Synopsis

ATT&CK Tactic

ATT&CK Technique

Severity

Medium

Description

A user or application successfully modified the federation settings of the domain.

Attacker's Goals

An attacker attempts to change Active Directory configuration for persistence or defense evasion.

Investigative actions

  • Check what configuration has been changed.
  • Check whether the user changing the configuration is permitted.