IBM QRadar SIEM Advanced Topics – BQ204G

Length – 16 hours


QRadar SIEM provides deep visibility into network, user, and application activity. It provides collection, normalization, correlation, and secure storage of events, flows, assets, and vulnerabilities. Suspected attacks and policy breaches are highlighted as offenses.

This 2-day course walks you through various advanced topics about QRadar such as custom log sources,
reference data collections and custom rules, X-Force data and the Threat Intelligence app, UBA and QRadar Advisor,
tuning and custom action scripts. The course also discusses integration with IBM SOAR. Hands-on exercises reinforce
the skills learned.

Students should be knowledgeable about the following topics:
IT infrastructure
IT security fundamentals
TCP/IP networking
Foundational skills for the IBM QRadar Security Intelligence Platform
(at least the skills that are taught in the IBM QRadar SIEM Foundations – BQ104 course)

This course is designed for security administrators and security analysts

Course Outline
Unit 1: Custom log sources
Unit 2: Reference data collections and custom rules
Unit 3: IBM X-Force Threat Intelligence in QRadar
Unit 4: User Behavior Analytics and Advisor with Watson
Unit 5: Tuning
Unit 6: Custom action scripts
Unit 7: IBM SOAR integration