UEBA: Alerts View

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The Alerts tab displays details about all alerts in your environment. You can view forensic information about suspicious activity in your environment that is based on a specific timeframe.

Workflow

Investigate Top Users and Alerts workflow diagram

What do you want to do?

                                 
User RoleI want to ...Documentation
UEBA AnalystInvestigate alerts in my environment*. Investigate Top Alerts
UEBA Analyst

Sort alerts to focus my investigation*.

Filter Alerts
UEBA Analyst

Investigate incidents based on threat indicators*.

Investigate Events
UEBA AnalystShare alert data in spreadsheet format.Manage Top Alerts

*You can complete the tasks here.

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Quick Look

Alerts tab with callouts for each panel

The Alerts tab consists of the following panels:

             
1Filters panel
2Alerts panel

Filters Panel

Use the filters panel to refine your investigation of alerts. The filters are automatically applied as you make your selections. You can reset all currently set filters by clicking Reset.

The following table describes the filters types.

                                      
Filter NameDescriptionOptions
Entity TypeFilters the list of alerts to include only alerts for a specific user name.All Entities, Users, JA3, and SSL
Severity

Filters the list of alerts to include alerts for one or more severity levels.

Critical, High, Medium, or Low.
FeedbackFilters the list of alerts to include alerts for one or more feedback types.Select All, No Feedback, or Not a Risk.
IndicatorsFilters the list of alerts to include alerts for one or more indicators.

Examples of indicators are:

  • Active Directory - Abnormal Logon Time
  • Authentication - Logged onto Multiple Computers
  • Multiple File Access Failures

Date Range

Filters the list of alerts to include alerts created during a specific time range.

Last 7 days, Last 2 weeks, Last 1 month, Last 3 months, Last 6 month or specified range.

Alerts Panel

The Alerts panel displays the following information for each alert:

  • Severity Icon: An icon next to the alert name that indicates the severity level of the alert.
  • Alert Name: The name of the alert and the alert timeframe.
  • Entity Name: The name of the entity that generated the alert.
  • Start Time: The date and time when this alert was first detected.
  • Indicator Count: The number of unique behavior anomalies (indicators) associated with the alert.
  • Feedback: Indicates if a feedback value assigned for the alert.

At the beginning of each alert line is an arrow that expands the alert to display additional details. When you expand, the following fields are displayed:

  • Indicator Name – The name of each unique indicator that is associated with the alert.
  • Anomaly Value – The indicator’s value, representing the deviation amount or value as it differs from the user’s normal behavior.
  • Data Source – The type of data where the indicator was found.
  • Start Time – The date and time when this indicator was first detected.

The data that is currently displayed in the central pane can be exported to a .csv file by clicking Export at the top right of the pane.

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