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Building a Next-Gen SOC with IBM QRadar: Accelerate your security operations and detect cyber threats effectively

  • Length: 198 pages
  • Edition: 1
  • Publisher:
  • Publication Date: 2023-06-28
  • ISBN-10: 1801076022
  • ISBN-13: 9781801076029
  • Sales Rank: #2655902 (See Top 100 Books)

Discover how different QRadar components fit together and explore its features and implementations based on your platform and environment

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Key Features

  • Get to grips with QRadar architecture, components, features, and deployments
  • Utilize IBM QRadar SIEM to respond to network threats in real time
  • Learn how to integrate AI into threat management by using QRadar with Watson

Book Description

This comprehensive guide to QRadar will help you build an efficient security operations center (SOC) for threat hunting and need-to-know software updates, as well as understand compliance and reporting and how IBM QRadar stores network data in real time.

The book begins with a quick introduction to QRadar components and architecture, teaching you the different ways of deploying QRadar. You’ll grasp the importance of being aware of the major and minor upgrades in software and learn how to scale, upgrade, and maintain QRadar. Once you gain a detailed understanding of QRadar and how its environment is built, the chapters will take you through the features and how they can be tailored to meet specifi c business requirements. You’ll also explore events, flows, and searches with the help of examples. As you advance, you’ll familiarize yourself with predefined QRadar applications and extensions that successfully mine data and find out how to integrate AI in threat management with confidence. Toward the end of this book, you’ll create different types of apps in QRadar, troubleshoot and maintain them, and recognize the current security challenges and address them through QRadar XDR.

By the end of this book, you’ll be able to apply IBM QRadar SOC’s prescriptive practices and leverage its capabilities to build a very efficient SOC in your enterprise.

What you will learn

  • Discover how to effectively use QRadar for threat management
  • Understand the functionality of different QRadar components
  • Find out how QRadar is deployed on bare metal, cloud solutions, and VMs
  • Proactively keep up with software upgrades for QRadar
  • Understand how to ingest and analyze data and then correlate it in QRadar
  • Explore various searches, and learn how to tune and optimize them
  • See how to maintain and troubleshoot the QRadar environment with ease

Who this book is for

This book is for security professionals, SOC analysts, security engineers, and any cybersecurity individual looking at enhancing their SOC and SIEM skills and interested in using IBM QRadar to investigate incidents in their environment to provide necessary security analytics to responsible teams. Basic experience with networking tools and knowledge about cybersecurity threats is necessary to grasp the concepts present in this book.

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