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DS0030 Instance

A virtual server environment which runs workloads, hosted on-premise or by third-party cloud providers12

Item Value
ID DS0030
Platforms IaaS
Collection Layers Cloud Control Plane
Version 1.0
Created 20 October 2021
Last Modified 20 October 2021

Data Components

Instance Creation

Initial construction of a new instance (ex: instance.insert within GCP Audit Logs)

Domain ID Name
enterprise T1578 Modify Cloud Compute Infrastructure
enterprise T1578.002 Create Cloud Instance
enterprise T1535 Unused/Unsupported Cloud Regions
enterprise T1204 User Execution
enterprise T1204.003 Malicious Image

Instance Deletion

Removal of an instance (ex: instance.delete within GCP Audit Logs)

Domain ID Name
enterprise T1485 Data Destruction
enterprise T1578 Modify Cloud Compute Infrastructure
enterprise T1578.003 Delete Cloud Instance

Instance Enumeration

An extracted list of instances within a cloud environment (ex: instance.list within GCP Audit Logs)

Domain ID Name
enterprise T1580 Cloud Infrastructure Discovery

Instance Metadata

Contextual data about an instance and activity around it such as name, type, or status

Domain ID Name
enterprise T1578 Modify Cloud Compute Infrastructure
enterprise T1578.002 Create Cloud Instance
enterprise T1578.003 Delete Cloud Instance
enterprise T1578.004 Revert Cloud Instance
enterprise T1535 Unused/Unsupported Cloud Regions

Instance Modification

Changes made to an instance, including its settings and/or control data (ex: instance.addResourcePolicies or instances.setMetadata within GCP Audit Logs)

Domain ID Name
enterprise T1578 Modify Cloud Compute Infrastructure
enterprise T1578.004 Revert Cloud Instance

Instance Start

Activation or invocation of an instance (ex: instance.start within GCP Audit Logs)

Domain ID Name
enterprise T1578 Modify Cloud Compute Infrastructure
enterprise T1578.004 Revert Cloud Instance
enterprise T1204 User Execution
enterprise T1204.003 Malicious Image

Instance Stop

Deactivation or stoppage of an instance (ex: instance.stop within GCP Audit Logs)

Domain ID Name
enterprise T1578 Modify Cloud Compute Infrastructure
enterprise T1578.004 Revert Cloud Instance

References

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