“The rise of data and the security data lake” There is a long-standing problem in cybersecurity. There is the ever increasing need to log more sources to provide needed visibility to detect threat activity. The need to ingest raw logs has created an ingestion problem. The SIEM was supposed to be the ultimate solution to … Continue reading Will your SIEM survive?
Threat Intelligence Module This post builds upon your initial installation and provides a deeper understanding of each of the modules (log apps) that make up MSTAT. See the links below for earlier posts to build your knowledge on the capabilities of each module. You can also find all related posts by searching this blog. The … Continue reading Automate your SOC – Known Badness
Microsoft Defender for Endpoint We’re back with another edition of Automate your SOC with Microsoft STAT. Today we’re going to discuss the Microsoft Defender for Endpoint module (MDEModule). This module can retrieve a few pieces of information that can enrich your incident. The module can return the risk level and exposure level from MDE from … Continue reading Automate your SOC – Rise of the machine (risk)
Microsoft Sentinel Related Alerts This post builds upon your initial installation and provides a deeper understanding of each of the modules (log apps) that make up MSTAT. See the links below for earlier posts. You can also find all related posts by searching this blog. The Related Alerts module takes the incident entity data and … Continue reading Automate your SOC – Is there anything else going on?
Giving your incidents a risk score So, you’ve installed STAT using the deployment ARM template? Yes, ok let’s go. If not, see our tutorial on getting it installed here. Let’s start by navigating to your Logic Apps blade in the Azure portal. Here you will see that STAT installed fifteen logic apps. We will go … Continue reading Automate your SOC – Risky Business
As you can imagine, Microsoft has a massive security footprint. We’ve published previously that we get more than 20 billion cybersecurity events per day. That is an incredible number and you can imagine how difficult it must be to sort through all that data to find real threats. You may not have that many events, … Continue reading Automate your SOC – Noise is the enemy of speed
Intro to Microsoft Sentinel Triage Assistant (STAT) We wanted to jump right in to help you automate your security operations by introducing the Microsoft Sentinel Triage Assistant or STAT for short. STAT is built on a series of Azure Logic Apps which can be integrated into Microsoft Sentinel, Azure Active Directory, and the 365 Defender … Continue reading Let’s automate your SOC
You can use the Microsoft Authenticator application to complete MFA (Multi-Factor Authentication) sign-in when your mobile device has no connectivity. The Authenticator application functions as the primary and backup sign-in method.
Number matching is a key security upgrade to traditional second factor notifications in Microsoft Authenticator. Microsoft will remove the admin controls and enforce the number match experience tenant-wide for all users starting May 8, 2023.
If you recently deployed Microsoft Defender for Identity on your Domain Controllers and haven't gone through all the prerequisites, you may find that you receive health alerts indicating NTLM Auditing is not enabled. You can also enable NTLM Auditing on your Domain Controllers if you are planning to deploy Microsoft Defender for Identity.