Dujardin

Alert for detection of anormal increase of logs

Discussion created by Dujardin on Jan 12, 2012
Latest reply on Jan 16, 2012 by RSA Admin

Hi all,

 

I would like to detect when an event source is sending much more logs (in general) than usual.

For example, a firewall is sending 200 events per minute and for a reason X or Y we receive 2000 events per minute during a brief period, this is not normal so i would like to trigger an alert.

 

What I want is an alert is triggerd when the average activity increases. So don't want to monitor a specific message ID but the average amount of logs received instead.

 

Have some tips, existing rules or explanation to help me?

Thank you in advance for your help.

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