Identifies the creation of a subscription in Google Cloud Platform (GCP). In GCP, the publisher-subscriber relationship (Pub/Sub) is an asynchronous messaging service that decouples event-producing and event-processing services. A subscription is a named resource representing the stream of messages to be delivered to the subscribing application.
Rule type: query
Risk score: 21
Runs every: 5 minutes
Maximum alerts per execution: 100
- Continuous Monitoring
- Log Auditing
Version: 3 (version history)
Added (Elastic Stack release): 7.10.0
Last modified (Elastic Stack release): 7.11.2
Rule authors: Elastic
Rule license: Elastic License
Subscription creations may be done by a system or network administrator. Verify whether the user email, resource name, and/or hostname should be making changes in your environment. Subscription creations from unfamiliar users or hosts should be investigated. If known behavior is causing false positives, it can be exempted from the rule.
The GCP Filebeat module must be enabled to use this rule.
event.dataset:(googlecloud.audit or gcp.audit) and event.action:google.pubsub.v*.Subscriber.CreateSubscription and event.outcome:success
Framework: MITRE ATT&CKTM
- Version 3 (7.11.2 release)
- Formatting only
- Version 2 (7.11.0 release)
Updated query, changed from:
event.dataset:googlecloud.audit and event.action:google.pubsub.v*.Subscriber.CreateSubscription and event.outcome:success