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MITRE ATT&CK - Courses of Action Trigger Job

This Playbook is part of the MITRE ATT&CK - Courses of Action Pack.#

Supported versions

Supported Cortex XSOAR versions: 6.5.0 and later.

This is a wrapper playbook for the "MITRE ATT&CK - Courses of Action" use-case.

Possible playbook triggers:

  • Through a job, by a feed integration fetching indicators that contain MITRE ATT&CK techniques as “Feed Related Indicators”, or with custom inputs.
  • Through an incident, using custom playbook inputs.

Once triggered, the playbook will create a new incident from type "MITRE ATT&CK CoA". The incident will trigger the playbook "MITRE ATT&CK - Courses of Action", which contains all phases and remediates MITRE ATT&CK techniques using intelligence-driven Courses of Action (COA) defined by Palo Alto Networks Unit 42 team.

***Disclaimer: This playbook does not simulate an attack using the specified techniques, but follows the steps to remediation as defined by Palo Alto Networks Unit 42 team’s Actionable Threat Objects and Mitigations (ATOMs).


This playbook uses the following sub-playbooks, integrations, and scripts.


This playbook does not use any sub-playbooks.


This playbook does not use any integrations.


  • SearchIndicatorRelationships
  • Set
  • DeleteContext


  • closeInvestigation
  • findIndicators
  • createNewIncident

Playbook Inputs#

NameDescriptionDefault ValueRequired
techniqueByIncidentMITRE ATT&CK ID of a technique, or comma-separated list of techniques IDs.Optional
Indicator QueryDefine a query that will retrieve indicators that contain MITRE ATT&CK techniques under the "Feed Related Indicators" field.
(Possible query example: `feedrelatedindicators.type:"MITRE ATT&CK"`)
type:"Attack Pattern" or type:Report and feedrelatedindicators.type:"MITRE ATT&CK"Optional
templateTemplate name to enforce WildFire best practices profile.Optional
pre_postRules location. Can be 'pre-rulebase' or 'post-rulebase'. Mandatory for Panorama instances.Optional
device-groupThe device group for which to return addresses (Panorama instances).Optional
tagTag for which to filter the rules.Optional
query_typeThe type of the indicator query this playbook is running. Possible values can be:
Direct - The playbook query returns a list of "STIX ATT&CK Pattern" indicators.

Playbook Outputs#

Handled.TechniquesThe techniques handled in this playbookunknown

Playbook Image#

MITRE ATT&CK - Courses of Action Trigger Job