MFA device was removed/deactivated from an IAM user

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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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

Defense Evasion (TA0005)

ATT&CK Technique

Impair Defenses (T1562)

Severity

Informational

Description

Deactivate an MFA device and disassociate it from an IAM user.

Attacker's Goals

This may allow an attacker to gain access to the IAM user.

Investigative actions

  • Check if IAM requires MFA to be enabled.