Correlated events expand the threat detection capabilities on the firewall and Panorama; the correlated events gather evidence of suspicious or unusual behavior of users or hosts on the network.
The correlation object makes it possible to pivot on certain conditions or behaviors and trace commonalities across multiple log sources. When the set of conditions specified in a correlation object are observed on the network, each match is logged as a correlated event.
The correlated event includes the following details.
The time the correlation object triggered a match.
The timestamp when the match was last updated.
The name of the correlation object that triggered the match.
The IP address of the user from whom the traffic originated
The user and user group information from the directory server, if User-ID™ is enabled.
A rating that classifies the risk based on the extent of damage caused.
A description that summarizes the evidence gathered on the correlated event.
To view the detailed log view, click Details (
) for an entry. The detailed log view includes all the evidence on a match.
—A summary of the match details that includes the match time, last update time on the match evidence, severity of the event, and an event summary.
This tab includes all the evidence that corroborates the correlated event. It lists detailed information on the evidence collected for each session.
See a graphical display of the information in the
tab, see the Compromised Hosts widget on the
ACC > Threat Activity
tab. In the Compromised Hosts widget, the display is aggregated by source user and IP address and sorted by severity.
To configure notifications when a correlated event is logged, go to the
Device > Log Settings
Panorama > Log Settings