New Shared User Account

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

10 Hours

Deduplication Period

30 Days

Required Data

  • Requires:
    • XDR Agent

Detection Modules

Identity Analytics

ATT&CK Tactic

Initial Access (TA0001)

ATT&CK Technique

Valid Accounts (T1078)

Severity

Low

Description

A user account has been seen active on multiple hosts.
Shared accounts are often considered 'bad practice' and may present multiple security risks to the organization.

Attacker's Goals

Gaining access to a shared account and multiple hosts and systems throughout the organization.

Investigative actions

Ensure that the shared account is legitimate and has a justified role in the organization.