Managed Sentinel – Alert 005

Alert IDMS-A005
Alert NameAdmin authentication failure detected on firewall - Palo Alto
DescriptionThis alert is triggered whenever there are x login failure detected in y minutes for the admin/root user account on any particular firewall.
Severity LevelInformational
Threat IndicatorRoot Access
MITRE ATT&CK TacticsCredential Access
Lateral Movement
Log sourcesFirewall Status/Health Logs
False PositivesPenetration Tests
Recommendations1. Change admin/root/administrator account password
2. Login into the firewall console and review change history
3. Block IP address which requested the console access
4. Consider to disable management access from the untrust zones (best practices)