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This procedure helps you to connect your Cisco FirePower via SIEM to the Expel Workbench. The procedure is to port in logs by creating a new Syslog source, configuring that source in Workbench, then configure your Cisco FirePower via SIEM device in Workbench.

Note

Some steps in this procedure vary greatly depending upon the SIEM-based technology you use.

Step 1: Logging Cisco FirePower to a desired SIEM

Refer to your SIEM documentation or work with your SIEM representative to port in Cisco FirePower logs. You can also refer to the following web references for creating a new Syslog source:

Step 2: Configure the SIEM in Workbench

This link opens the Expel Knowledge Base section for connecting SIEM-based technology to Workbench. Follow the applicable article to configure your SIEM-based tech and confirm that Cisco FirePower logs are flowing through and available.

Step 3: Configure Cisco FirePower via SIEM in Workbench

  1. In a new browser tab, go to https://workbench.expel.io/settings/security-devices?setupIntegration=cisco_firepower.

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  2. Fill in the device fields like this:

    1. For SIEM, select the SIEM that was onboarded in Step 2.

    2. For Name, type the host name of the Cisco FirePower device.

    3. For Location, type the geographic location of the device.

  3. Fill in the Connection Settings fields based on the SIEM you selected:

    1. For Index, type in the SIEM index.

    2. For Source type, type the Splunk source type for this device.