Creating SIEM Reports with Splunk

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Time
1 hour
Difficulty
Intermediate

Students will walk through the creation of SIEM reports using the SPLUNK tool.

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Overview

The CYBRScore Creating SIEM Reports with Splunk premium Cybrary lab is designed for intermediate learners. The CYBRScore Creating SIEM Reports with Splunk lab teaches how to collect data from a variety of cyber defense resources, how to create reports, and how to use cyber tools to continually monitor an environment. These skills are developed through learning how to import data, perform searches, create reports, and create dashboards in Splunk. This lab is targeted toward the Cyber Defense Analyst role, where the expectation is to use event log information to mitigate threats. Upon successful completion of the lab, the student will be able to import data, search, create reports, and create dashboards in Splunk. The lab environment will give a 1-hour time frame to complete the activities.

The CYBRScore Creating SIEM Reports with Splunk lab teaches students how to collect data from a variety of cyber defense resources by requiring students to confirm that Syslog is being aggregated, by checking to make sure the Kiwi Syslog aggregator is receiving messages. Students will then import Syslog information into Splunk via the Kiwi Syslog Service. The student will also learn how to import local log files from Windows 7 into Splunk. The CYBRScore Creating SIEM Reports with Splunk lab allows the learner to quickly get familiar with the Splunk web interface and understand the functionality of the tool. Collecting data is a key role for the Cyber Defense Analyst and builds toward conducting trend analysis.

The CYBRScore Creating SIEM Reports with Splunk lab teaches how to create reports through the creation of Windows Event reports from the information brought in from Syslog and the local log files. Creating reports of firewall events will also be addressed. Creating reports is a key role for the Cyber Defense Analyst and builds toward creating summary reports.

The CYBRScore Creating SIEM Reports with Splunk lab teaches students how to use cyber tools to continually monitor an environment by providing detailed instructions to help students succeed and gain maximum value from the lab. Caution warnings serve to highlight aspects of the lab that may be common issues for students and give insight into how Splunk might be implemented in a real-world environment. The CYBRScore Creating SIEM Reports with Splunk lab also includes tips to help learners extend their knowledge beyond the core lab objectives. Using cyber tools to continually monitor an environment is a key role for the Cyber Defense Analyst and builds toward identifying and analyzing anomalies in network traffic.

The CYBRScore Creating SIEM Reports with Splunk premium Cybrary lab provides students with valuable hands-on experience working with a SIEM solution. The lab is a great addition for students pursuing the Become a Security Operations Center (SOC) career path as well as providing critical training for the Cyber Defense Analyst work role. Completion of the CYBRScore Creating SIEM Reports with Splunk lab means that the student has learned how to collect data from a variety of cyber defense resources, create reports, and use cyber tools to continually monitor an environment.

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