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Symantec Endpoint Detection and Response is used to detect advanced attacks using machine learning and global threat intelligence to minimize false positives and help ensure high levels of productivity for security teams.

Supported Version(s)

  • Symantec EDR Appliance 4.8


  • Symantec Endpoint Security Complete subscription

  • Symantec Endpoint Security Manager

  • OAuth Client to interact with Graylog input

  • Minimum of Graylog 6.0+ with a valid Enterprise license

Stream Configuration

This technology pack includes one stream:

  • Illuminate:Symantec Endpoint Detection and Response Messages

Hint: If this stream does not exist prior to the activation of this pack then it will be created and configured to route messages to this stream and the associated index set. There should not be any stream rules configured for this stream.

Index Set Configuration

This technology pack includes one index set definition:

  • Symantec Endpoint Detection and Response Logs

Hint: If this index set is already defined, then nothing will be changed. If this index set does not exist, then it will be created with retention settings of a daily rotation and 90 days of retention. These settings can be adjusted as required after installation.

Log Collection

  • Symantec Endpoint Detection and Response (EDR) utitlizes the Graylog Symantec EDR Events input that ingests event and incident logs in JSON format (as seen below).

Configuration Example

See the Graylog Symantec EDR Events input documentation for configuration details.

Log Format Example

{"type_id":8001,"severity_id":1,"device_time":"2024-04-24T00:02:35.215Z","log_time":"2024-04-23T11:47:49.747Z","device_uid":"3fb76a67-874f-4cd1-8d96-aeba1d20bbaf","device_name":"WIN-ABCD","device_ip":"","device_ipv6":"fe80:0000:0000:0000:071b:8ecb:abcd:efgh","device_os_name":"Windows Server 2019 ","user_name":"SYSTEM","user_domain":"NT AUTHORITY","user_sid":"S-1-5-18","device_domain":"","operation":1,"event_actor":{"pid":756,"uid":"DEDEA815-FD16-F1EE-8DB5-60ABC5EF1DD4","cmd_line":"C:\\Windows\\system32\\services.exe","start_time":"2024-04-18T00:02:17.522Z","signature_level_id":60,"integrity_id":6,"user":{"name":"SYSTEM","sid":"S-1-5-18"},"file":{"name":"services.exe","md5":"2d072114fa0b9e2b51830510fa5f0f69","modified":"2022-11-05T18:59:47.734Z","path":"c:\\windows\\system32\\services.exe","normalized_path":"CSIDL_SYSTEM\\services.exe","signature_company_name":"Microsoft Windows Publisher","signature_value_ids":[3,5],"sha2":"751cd7ab78b18a2d8a55c47ca75b90a14234ac974d81be5f198d301b59183873","original_name":"services.exe"}},"process":{"pid":13896,"uid":"560F4CF9-01B7-F1EF-8DB5-98261F32744E","cmd_line":"C:\\Windows\\system32\\svchost.exe -k netsvcs -p -s wisvc","signature_level_id":60,"integrity_id":6,"user":{"name":"SYSTEM","sid":"S-1-5-18"},"file":{"normalized_path":"CSIDL_SYSTEM\\svchost.exe","name":"svchost.exe","md5":"4dd18f001ac31d5f48f50f99e4aa1761","modified":"2022-11-05T18:58:44.626Z","path":"c:\\windows\\system32\\svchost.exe","signature_company_name":"Microsoft Windows Publisher","signature_value_ids":[3,5],"sha2":"2b105fb153b1bcd619b95028612b3a93c60b953eef6837d3bb0099e4207aaf6b","original_name":"svchost.exe"}},"enriched_data":{"rule_name":"eGenericProcessLaunch","suspicion_score":0,"category_name":"Process Launch","category_id":2,"rule_description":"Generic process launch event"},"attacks":[{"technique_uid":"T1035","technique_name":"Service Execution","tactic_ids":[2],"tactic_uids":["TA0002"]}],"ref_uid":"9C863643-885C-45E8-A698-2C93FE50DD3F","uuid":"f467edf0-01cd-11ef-d990-0000000207ef","log_name":"epmp_events-fdr-2024-04-24"}

What is Provided

  • Rules to normalize and enrich Symantec Endpoint Detection and Response log messages via field extraction and message enrichment:

vendor_subtype vendor_subtype_name
1 Application Activity
20 User Session Audit
21 Entity Audit
238 Device Control
239 Device Control
240 Device Control
502 Application Control
1000 System Health
4096 Reputation Lookup
4098 Intrusion Prevention
4099 Suspicious File Detection
4100 SONAR Detection
4102 Antivirus Detection (Endpoint)
4109 Dynamic Adversary Intelligence from Endpoint
4110 Dynamic Adversary Intelligence from Network
4112 Deny List (IP/URL/Domain)
4113 Vantage Detection
4115 Insight Detection
4116 Mobile Insight Detection
4117 Sandboxing Detection
4118 Deny List (file)
4123 Endpoint Detection (file)
4124 Endpoint Detection (IP/URL/Domain)
4125 Email Detection
4353 Antivirus Detection (Network)
8000 Session Event
8001 Process Event
8002 Module Event
8003 File Event
8004 Directory Event
8005 Registry Key Event
8006 Registry Value Event
8007 Network Event
8009 Kernel Event
8015 ETW (Event Tracing for Windows) Event
8016 Startup Application Configuration Change
8018 AMSI (AntiMalware Scan Interface) Event
8080 Session Query Result
8081 Process Query Result
8082 Module Query Result
8083 File Query Result
8084 Directory Query Result
8085 Registry Key Query Result
8086 Registry Value Query Result
8089 Kernel Object Query Result
8090 Service Query Result
8099 Query Command Errors
8103 File Remediation
8119 File Remediation Errors
  • GIM categorization of the following messages:

Vendor Event ID GIM Category GIM Subcategory
4096 alert alert.default
4098 alert alert.default
4099 alert alert.default
4100 alert alert.default
4102 alert alert.default
4109 alert alert.default
4110 alert alert.default
4112 alert alert.default
4113 alert alert.default
4115 alert alert.default
4116 alert alert.default
4117 alert alert.default
4118 alert alert.default
4123 alert alert.default
4124 alert alert.default
4125 alert alert.default
4353 alert alert.default

Symantec Endpoint Detection and Response Spotlight Content Pack

Symantec Endpoint Detection and Response Spotlight Content Pack offers a dashboard with two tabs: Overview and MITRE ATT&CK Overview.

  • Overview tab

  • MITRE ATT&CK Overview tab