ON PREMISES SOLUTIONS

IBM QRadar

Prerequisites
  • IBM QRadar On-premises version 7.3.3 (Patch 6).

  • Bitdefender GravityZone On-premises minimum version 6.23.x with Syslog protocol enabled using either TCP or UDP.

GravityZone Integration with IBM QRadar

This integration provides you with the possibility to better monitor GravityZone events using IBM QRadar. Bitdefender App for QRadar is a device support module (DSM) that provides the categorization of events according to QRadar high and low level threat categories allowing a QRadar administrator to perform complex searches, cross-correlations across multiple event types and sources and perform threat-hunting activities that include in-depth information reported by GravityZone technology layers.

To allow GravityZone to send notifications to the QRadar instance using the Syslog protocol:

  1. Connect to the GravityZone Control Center.

  2. Go to the Configuration page and click Miscellaneous.

  3. Select the Enable Syslog check box.

  4. Enter the IP address of the QRadar instance, the preferred protocol and the port Syslog listens to.

  5. Select the format Common Event Format (CEF) to send the data to the Syslog server.

  6. Click the Add button from the Action column.

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    Enable Syslog

To select the events you want to receive on the QRadar instance:

  1. Connect to the GravityZone Control Center.

  2. Click the Notification button at the right side of the menu bar and then click the Settings icon.

  3. Under Enable Notification section, choose the type of notifications you want to receive from GravityZone and select the Log to server checkbox.

For more information, refer to Notification Types.

Application Deployment in QRadar

To install the Bitdefender App for QRadar in IBM QRadar:

  1. Log in to IBM QRadar.

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    QRadar login

  2. Click the Admin tab.

  3. Under the System Configuration section, click Extensions Management. A new window will open.

  4. Click the Add button from the right side and then Browsefor the installation kit.

  5. Select Install immediately, and then click Add.

  6. Click Install.

You can find the application in the Extensions Management window after the installation is complete.

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Bitdefender App for QRadar

Log Sources Configuration

To receive the security events in the QRadar instance follow these steps:

  1. Click the Admin tab.

  2. Under the Data Sources > Events section, click Log Sources.

  3. Double click the Bitdefender CEF Syslog log source. A configuration window will open.

  4. In the Log Source Identifier field, type the hostname of the GravityZone appliance. The default hostname is: gzva

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    Log Source Configuration

  5. Click Save and close the window.

  6. Click Deploy Changes on the upper left side of the page to activate your new log source.

Saved Searches

To help you in identifying the security events Bitdefender App for QRadar stores two saved searches:

  • BitdefenderMalware - Still Infected Hostscentralizes events from Antimalware and HyperDetect modules. You can view the events in which the item scanned by the corresponding technology is ignored, restored, or still present. The events provide you with details like the IP address, username, computer name, malware type, malware name, and action state.

  • BitdefenderThreats Overview centralizes events from the following modules: Antimalware, Antiphishing, Advanced Threat Control, Security for Exchange, HyperDetect, Hypervisor Memory Introspection (HVI), Sandbox Analyzer, Advanced Anti-Exploit, Content Control, Security for Storage and Ransomware Mitigation. The events provide you with details such as IP address, username, computer name and action state.

To use these searches follow the steps below:

  1. Click the Log Activity tab.

  2. Click Quick Searches from the upper left side of the page. You should see a list with all the saved searches, custom and predefined.

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    Bitdefender Saved Searches

    If the two searches are unlisted, follow these steps:

    1. Click the Search button from the upper left side of the page and select New Search.

    2. Type the name of the search in the text box or select it from the Available Saved Searches.

    3. Click the Load button.

    4. Once loaded, select the Include in my Quick Searches checkbox.

    5. Click the Search button from the lower right side of the page. Once completed you can view the search in the Quick Searches list.

  3. Select the search of interest to list out all the matching events.

View Events and Explore Data

The integration provides you with the possibility to view events in real-time and investigate them properly using customizable queries.

To investigate an event:

  1. Access the Log Activity tab.

  2. Click Quick Searches.

  3. Select Bitdefender “Malware - Still infected hosts” or Bitdefender “Threats Overview”.

  4. Customize or use the default query.

    Default query for Bitdefender “Malware - Still infected hosts”

    SELECT QIDNAME(qid) FROM events WHERE LOGSOURCETYPENAME(devicetype) =
    'Bitdefender CEF Syslog' and QIDNAME(qid) IN('AntiMalware','HyperDetect
    Activity') and "Malware Type" IN ('file', 'http', 'cookie', 'pop3', 'smtp',
    'process', 'boot', 'registry', 'stream') and "Action State" IN('still
    present', 'ignored', 'restored')

    Default query for Bitdefender “Threats Overview”:

    SELECT QIDNAME(qid) FROM events WHERE LOGSOURCETYPENAME(devicetype) =
    'Bitdefender CEF Syslog' and QIDNAME(qid)
    IN('Antiphishing','AntiMalware','Behavioral scanning','Exchange Malware
    Detected', 'HyperDetect Activity', 'HVI', 'Sandbox Analyzer Detection',
    'Exploit Mitigation', 'Web Control', 'Storage Antimalware', 'Ransomware
    Detection') and ("Event Type" NOT IN (NULL,'N/A','None') OR "Malware Type"
    NOT IN (NULL,'N/A','None') OR "Exploit Type" NOT IN (NULL,'N/A','None') OR
    "Threat Name" NOT IN (NULL,'N/A','None') OR "Attack Type" NOT IN
    (NULL,'N/A','None') OR "Application Control Block Type" NOT IN
    (NULL,'N/A','None'))
  5. Click Search.

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    View Events

  6. Double click the event of your interest. You can view the details in the Event Information widow.

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    Event Information

    In the same window, you can also view the event in CEF format.

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    CEF events