SSO authentication by a machine account

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

Detection Modules

Identity Analytics

ATT&CK Tactic

Initial Access (TA0001)

ATT&CK Technique

Valid Accounts: Domain Accounts (T1078.002)

Severity

Low

Description

A machine account successfully authenticated via SSO.

Attacker's Goals

Use an account that has access to resources to move laterally in the network and access privileged resources.

Investigative actions

  • Check whether the account has done any administrative actions it should not usually do.
  • Look for more logins and authentications by the account throughout the network.