Gmail delegation was turned on for the organization

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

5 Days

Required Data

  • Requires:
    • Google Workspace Audit Logs

Detection Modules

Identity Threat Module

ATT&CK Tactic

Privilege Escalation (TA0004)

ATT&CK Technique

Domain or Tenant Policy Modification (T1484)

Severity

Informational

Description

A Google Workspace admin turned on Gmail delegation for all the organization's users.

Attacker's Goals

Email Collection.

Investigative actions

  • Check if the identity intended to perform this action, Or look for signs that the user account is compromised (e.g. abnormal logins, unusual activity).
  • Check if any user in the organization granted other users access to their mail inbox.
  • Follow further actions done by the account.