Microsoft 365 Teams Custom Application Interaction Allowededit

Identifies when custom applications are allowed in Microsoft Teams. If an organization requires applications other than those available in the Teams app store, custom applications can be developed as packages and uploaded. An adversary may abuse this behavior to establish persistence in an environment.

Rule type: query

Rule indices:

  • filebeat-*
  • logs-o365*

Severity: medium

Risk score: 47

Runs every: 5m

Searches indices from: now-30m (Date Math format, see also Additional look-back time)

Maximum alerts per execution: 100



  • Elastic
  • Cloud
  • Microsoft 365
  • Continuous Monitoring
  • SecOps
  • Configuration Audit

Version: 5

Rule authors:

  • Elastic

Rule license: Elastic License v2

Investigation guideedit

## Config

The Office 365 Logs Fleet integration, Filebeat module, or similarly structured data is required to be compatible with this rule.

Rule queryedit

event.dataset:o365.audit and event.provider:MicrosoftTeams and
event.category:web and event.action:TeamsTenantSettingChanged and
o365.audit.Name:"Allow sideloading and interaction of custom apps" and
o365.audit.NewValue:True and event.outcome:success