QRadar SIEM

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QRadar Fundamentals

The total time required to complete this roadmap is 17h 24m.

This roadmap provides a QRadar platform overview and explains core concepts and functionality. This roadmap uses five pathways for navigation.

Overview

These courses introduce you to basic QRadar concepts and architecture.

Core functionality

These courses explain the functional components and core concepts of QRadar.

Apps

These courses introduce you to the extensibility of the QRadar platform through deployment of additional apps.

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Commercial courses

Commercial courses cover a broad range of fundamental tasks.Tasks are described in the course summary of each course. If you prefer an instructor-led training program, these commercial courses are for you. The topics covered in the commercial courses can also be studied through Security Learning Academy online courses.

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QRadar SIEM Administrator

The total time required to complete this roadmap is 46h 53m.

QRadar Administrators deploy, configure, and maintain the overall QRadar infrastructure based on a holistic deployment architecture. They further maintain all operational tasks to ensure that the QRadar solution performs according to the key performance indicators.

Operational Tasks

These courses teach you how to perform operational tasks for your QRadar environment.
Sizing and Scoping your QRadar SIEM Deployment Open Mic
Intermediate
Deploy Changes in QRadar
Intermediate
Using QRadar SIEM License Management
Foundational
QRadar License Management event and flow processing capacity
Foundational
License Management in QRadar SIEM
Foundational
Index Management in IBM Security QRadar SIEM
Intermediate
Aggregated Data Management in IBM Security QRadar SIEM
Intermediate
QRadar foundations - Data retention
Foundational
QRadar SIEM Log Source Custom Properties
Advanced
Configuring the QRadar log source parsing order
Intermediate
QRadar Log Source Management App 6.0
Foundational
Configuring Log File log sources for QRadar
Intermediate
Managing Disconnected Log Collectors with the QRadar Log Source Management app
Intermediate
QRadar Log Source Management App - Webinar
Intermediate
How to add an App Host to QRadar SIEM
Intermediate
Planning your migration from QRadar App Node to App Host
Intermediate
Adding a QNI appliance to the QRadar deployment
Foundational
Setting up a QRadar Network Insights appliances stack
Foundational
How to use IBM X-Force Threat Intelligence and integrate with QRadar SIEM
Intermediate
QRadar SIEM Operational Tasks
Intermediate
Using QRadar SIEM backup management
Foundational
Deploying managed QRadar WinCollect agents
Intermediate
QRadar Software Updates and Best Practice Admin Checklist Open Mic
Advanced
QRadar upgrades best practices - Open Mic
Intermediate
QRadar Sysmon QRadar Sysmon and Windows Endpoint Detection - Open MicOpen Mic
Intermediate
Maintaining QRadar 101 - Open Mic
Intermediate
Keeping QRadar up-to-date
Foundational
Deployment resilience and high availability for QRadar
Intermediate
Academy Service Level Agreement and Contacts

DevOps

These courses teach you how to implement extensions and enhancements in your QRadar environment.
Determining indicators for threat detection with QRadar SIEM
Intermediate
Managing Custom Rules in QRadar SIEM
Intermediate
Developing Custom Rules in IBM QRadar SIEM
Intermediate
Local versus global rules in QRadar SIEM
Intermediate
Overview of Building Blocks in QRadar SIEM
Intermediate
How to configure rule actions in QRadar SIEM
Intermediate
Using host definition and host reference building blocks in QRadar SIEM
Intermediate
How to locate rules that triggered in QRadar SIEM
Foundational
Developing efficient rules in QRadar SIEM
Advanced
Using the Rule Explorer in the QRadar Use Case Manager app
Advanced
Investigating anomalies by understanding Anomaly Rules in QRadar
Intermediate
Developing Anomaly Detection Rules in IBM QRadar SIEM
Intermediate
QRadar reference data collections use cases
Intermediate
Introduction to Custom Action Scripts
Foundational
QRadar SIEM Integration & Extension
Intermediate
Creating custom log sources in QRadar SIEM
Intermediate
Log source autodetection and properties with the QRadar DSM Editor
Advanced
Developing log source types in QRadar SIEM
Intermediate
Configuration and benefits of an AWS log source in QRadar
Intermediate
Configuring and testing AWS CloudTrail log source with SQS queue in QRadar
Intermediate
Utilizing the Log Event Extended Format (LEEF) in QRadar
Foundational
QRadar log sources - General configuration tips
Foundational
Creating an offense for monitoring an internal log source in QRadar
Intermediate
QRadar Tuning - Open Mic
Intermediate
Tuning QRadar using the Use Case Manager App
NEW
Advanced
Protect against ransomware using Guardium Data Encryption and QRadar
Foundational
QRadar Use Case Manager Overview
Intermediate
QRadar Use Case Manager - New Features
Intermediate
QRadar Use Case Manager v2.3 Updates
Intermediate
Creating reports in QRadar SIEM
Foundational
QRadar SIEM API
Advanced

Troubleshooting

These courses teach you how to perform basic troubleshooting tasks in your QRadar environment.

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QRadar SIEM Analyst

The total time required to complete this roadmap is 22h 44m.

QRadar SIEM Analysts are responsible for monitoring security incidents, investigating security event log information and network flows, scheduling vulnerability scanning, and coordinating remediation activities.

Investigations

These courses teach you how to investigate and remediate security threats in your IT environment Operational Tasks

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QRadar SIEM Architect

The total time required to complete this roadmap is 16h 34m.

QRadar SIEM Architects work in unison with IT Security Architects in an organization to design the holistic QRadar deployment architecture by integrating important log sources, network flows, assets, and user population.

Operational Tasks

These courses teach you how to perform operational tasks for your QRadar environment.

DevOps

These courses teach you how to implement extensions and enhancements in your QRadar environment.

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Managed Security Service Providers (MSSP)

The total time required to complete this roadmap is 4h 50m.

This roadmap depicts enablement assets for Managed Security Service Providers (MSSP). In addition to this roadmap, MSSPs should consider the assets that are provided in the QRadarFundamentals roadmap.

MSSP Foundation

These courses provide you with MSSP-related content covering concepts and architecture.

Apps integration

These courses cover the extensibility of the QRadar platform by deploying additional apps, with special emphasis for MSSPs.