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Sysmon App for Splunk

This app is NOT supported by Splunk. Please read about what that means for you here.
The Sysmon App for Splunk provides rapid insights and operational visibility into small and large scale Sysmon deployments. Native out of the box alerting capabilities, reporting and dashboards to provide easy context and visibility into your endpoint data.

The Sysmon App for Splunk is easy to deploy and utilizes the already available Sysmon TA providing easy and instant value into your endpoint data.

**Feature Request**
Submit an issue via repository on Github (https://github.com/MHaggis/sysmon-splunk-app) or Twitter @m_haggis or @jarrettp

Submit an issue via repository on Github - https://github.com/MHaggis/sysmon-splunk-app

Sysmon Splunk app

This is combined Splunk App effort between @jarrettp and @m_haggis.

Current Dashboards:
- Sysmon Overview - Shows basic overview and usage for Sysmon events.
- Investigator - Allows searching of events for specific hosts, users.
- Network Overview
- File Creation Overview
- Process Overview
- Suspicious Indicators - Collection of some known IOC
- Registry Overview
- Network Connections
- Process Finder - Helps find unique hash values based on percentage
- Process Timeline - Uses LogonGuid to map timeline of processes. Allows clicking for drilldown.

- Over 40+ reports

- 19 Pre-built alerts


Deploy the Sysmon-TA

Download and deploy this app to your Splunk Search Head.

A macro is used for all saved searches, you will need to modify it for your environment to ensure the proper Sysmon sourcetype/index is searched.

Macros: Settings --> Advanced Search --> Search Macros. Edit to your environment

Default - sourcetype="XmlWinEventLog:Microsoft-Windows-Sysmon/Operational"

Thats it.

Install Sysmon


Run with administrator rights

sysmon.exe -accepteula -i sysmonconfig-export.xml

Update existing configuration

Run with administrator rights

sysmon.exe -c sysmonconfig-export.xml

Upon installation, Sysmon will begin logging events to the operational event log “C:\Windows\System32\ winevt\Logs\Microsoft-Windows-Sysmon%4Operational.evtx”.

Sysmon configuration

Sysmon resources and example configuration files may be found here

Release Notes

Version 2.0.0
March 21, 2018

See Github for latest release information.

Version 1.0
April 7, 2017

Updated Splunk Version support


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