Unusual IAM enumeration activity by a non-user Identity

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 one of the following data sources:
    • AWS Audit Log
      OR
    • Gcp Audit Log

Detection Modules

Cloud

ATT&CK Tactic

Discovery (TA0007)

ATT&CK Technique

Severity

Informational

Description

An unusual command which may be related to an IAM recon enumeration was executed by a non-user identity.

Attacker's Goals

Gain information on the Cloud environment, specifically IAM information such as User, Group, Roles, Policies, etc.

Investigative actions

Check if the API call was made by the identity.
Check if there are additional unusual API calls from the identity.