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S3 bucket policy modified

cloudtrail

Classification:

compliance

Framework:

cis-aws

Control:

4.8

Goal

Detect when a S3 Bucket policy is modified.

Strategy

Monitor CloudTrail and detect when S3 policies are being modified via one of the following API calls:

Triage and response

  1. Determine who the user was who made this API call.
  2. Contact the user and see if this was an API call which was made by the user.
  3. If the API call was not made by the user:
    • Rotate the user credentials and investigate what other API calls.
    • Determine what other API calls the user made which were not made by the user.

Changelog

18 March 2022 - Updated signal message, query and severity.