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Step 1: Enable console access

The Exabeam Security Management Platform uniquely combines a data lake for unlimited data collection, machine learning for advanced analytics, and automated incident response into an integrated set of products. The SOC analysts requires a dedicated user account, which allows us to respond to security alerts and leverage the data available in Exabeam Fusion SIEM.

  1. At the bottom of the homepage, navigate to Exabeam Admin Operations.

  2. Under the Exabeam User Management section select Users.

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  3. Type the following information for the fields:

    Field Name

    What to put in it

    User Type

    Local

    Username

    Expel

    Full Name

    Expel SOC

    Email

    This optional field can be left blank.

    Password

    Type a password. Save the password to enter later in the Workbench.

  4. For Role, select Tier 3 Analyst. If a custom role is preferred, complete the next 2 steps. Note the permission requirements. If you don't need a custom role, skip to Step 2 below.

  5. For a custom role, type Expel for Role Name and Expel Custom Role for Description.

  6. Select Advanced Analytics, and choose the following permissions:

    View

    View Activities

    Required

    View Executive Info

    Required

    View Global Insights

    Required

    View Infographics

    Required

    View Insights

    Required

    View Rules

    Required

    Edit and Approve

    Approve Lockouts

    Optional but recommended

    Accept Sessions

    Optional but recommended

    Manage Rules

    Optional but recommended

    Manage Watchlist

    Optional but recommended

    Search

    Manage Search Library

    Optional but recommended

    Basic Search

    Required

    Threat Hunting

    Required

    View Search Library

    Required

Step 2: Generate API credentials

  1. Navigate to Settings > Admin Operations > Cluster Authentication Token.

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  2. On the Cluster Authentication Token menu, click + to add a new token.

  3. In the Setup Token dialog box, fill in the Token Name, set Expiry Date to Permanent, and set the Permission Level(s) as Tier 3 Analyst.

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  4. Copy the generated token for use in the next step.

Step 3: Configure the technology in Workbench

  1. Go to https://workbench.expel.io/settings/security-devices?setupIntegration=exabeam_fusion_siem.

  2. Complete all fields using the credentials and information you collected in Steps 1 and 2:

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    • (Optional) Select an Assembler from the list. If you have an assembler, select the assembler you set up in Getting Connected to Expel Workbench.

    • Type Name (give your Exabeam a name).

    • Type the city or site where your Exabeam is located for Location.

    • Under Connection Settings, for Token type the token you generated in Step 2 and for Server Address type the IP address for Exabeam.

    • <verifying this>(Optional) Under Console Login, type the Username and Password you generated in Step 1.