This procedure helps you to connect your Symantec Endpoint Protection 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 Symantec Endpoint Protection via SIEM device in Workbench.


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

Step 1: Logging Symantec Endpoint Protection to a desired SIEM

Refer to your SIEM documentation or work with your SIEM representative to port in Symantec Endpoint Protection 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 Symantec Endpoint Protection logs are flowing through and available.

Step 3: Configure Symantec Endpoint Protection in Workbench

  1. In a new browser tab, go to

  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 Symantec Endpoint Protection 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 Source category, type the Sumo Logic source category for this device.

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


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