Add Events to an Incident Dialog

In the Add Events to an Incident dialog, analysts can add alerts to an existing incident so that incident responders look at the associated events as part of an incident response. To access this dialog while investigating a service in the Events view and the Legacy Events view, see Add Events to an Incident in the Events View and Add Events to an Incident in the Legacy Events View.

Workflow

high-level workflow for Create Incident dialog

What do you want to do?

User Role I want to ... Show me how

Incident Responder or Threat Hunter

review detections and signals seen in my environment

NetWitness Platform Getting Started Guide

Incident Responder

review critical incidents or alerts

NetWitness Respond User Guide

Threat Hunter query a service, metadata, and time range

Begin an Investigation in the Events View

Begin an Investigation in the Navigate or Legacy Events View

Threat Hunter

view metadata

Filter Results in the Navigate View

Drill into Metadata in the Events View (BETA)

Threat Hunter

view sequential events

Filter Results in the Events View

Filter Results in the Legacy Events View

Threat Hunter

reconstruct and analyze an event

Examine Event Details in the Events View

Reconstruct an Event in the Legacy Events View

Threat Hunter examine files and associated hosts

Download Data in the Events View

Export or Print a Drill Point in the Navigate View

Export Events in the Legacy Events View

Threat Hunter perform lookups

Look Up Additional Context for Results

Launch a Lookup of a Meta Key

Threat Hunter create an incident or add to an incident*

Add Events to an Incident in the Legacy Events View

Add Events to an Incident in the Events View

Threat Hunter

add a meta value to a Context Hub list

Look Up Additional Context for Results

*You can perform this task in the current view.

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Quick Look

The following figure is an example of the Add Events to an Incident dialog in the Legacy Events. The table describes the information and options in the Add Events to an Incident dialog .
This is the Add Events to an Incident dialog

Feature Description
Alert Summary The Alert Summary field is filled by the query that produced the select alerts, which you selected to create this incident. The Severity field reflects the Severity of the selected alert, an integer between 1 and 100.
Search Allows you to search for an existing event.
ID The ID of the incident. You can sort IDs in ascending or descending order.
Name The incident name. You can sort the Name in ascending or descending order.
Date Created Displays the date and time the incident was created. You can sort the dates in ascending or descending order.
Priority Displays the priority of the incident: either low or critical.
Cancel Closes the dialog without saving changes.
Add to Incident Adds the alerts to the incident. A dialog confirms that alerts are successfully added

The following figure is an example of the Add to Incident dialog in the Events view. The table describes the information and options in the Add to Incident dialog.

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Feature Description
Alert Summary The Alert Summary field is filled by the query that produced the select alerts, which you selected to create this incident.
Severity The Severity field reflects the Severity of the selected alert, an integer between 1 and 100.
Search Open Incidents Allows you to search for an existing incidents.
ID The ID of the incident.
Name The incident name.
Created Displays the date and time the incident was created.
Assignee Displays the team member currently assigned to the incident
Cancel Closes the dialog without saving changes.
OK Adds the alerts to the incident. A confirmation message is displayed after the incident is successfully added