T1098.003 Add Office 365 Global Administrator Role Mappings

An adversary may add the Global Administrator role to an adversary-controlled account to maintain persistent access to an Office 365 tenant.(Citation: Microsoft Support O365 Add Another Admin, October 2019)(Citation: Microsoft O365 Admin Roles) With sufficient permissions, a compromised account can gain almost unlimited access to data and settings (including the ability to reset the passwords of other admins) via the global admin role.(Citation: Microsoft O365 Admin Roles)

This account modification may immediately follow Create Account or other malicious account activity.



Capability ID Capability Description Mapping Type ATT&CK ID ATT&CK Name
identityplatform IdentityPlatform technique_scores T1098.003 Add Office 365 Global Administrator Role