|Method||Information discovered||Metrics collected||LOGs collected||Used for|
|Syslog||Host name, Reporting IP||None||System and Security Events (e.g., file blocked)||Security monitoring|
In ADMIN > Device Support > Event Types, and search for "FortiEDR" to see the event types associated with this device.
No specific rules are written for FortiEDR but generic end point rules apply
No specific reports are written for FortiEDR but generic end point rules apply
Configure FortiEDR system to send logs to FortiSIEM in the supported format (see Sample Events below)
To configure syslog for FortiEDR, take the following steps:
Note: It is recommended you refer to the latest FortiEDR Administration Guide for the most current information. Steps provided here are based off the 5.0 FortiEDR Administration Guide (Refer to page 206).
Login to the FortiEDR Central Maanger.
Navigate to Administration > Export Settings > Syslog.
Click Define New Syslog and fill in the following fields.
Note: If logs must pass across an unprotected medium, see the FortiEDR guide for Configuring Syslog over TLS on FortiSIEM collectors, and set port to 6514, protocol TCP, with Use SSL checked.
Name Input "FortiSIEM". Host Enter the IP address or FQDN of the FortiSIEM Collector. Port Input "514". Protocol Select UDP. Use SSL Make sure the checkbox is unchecked.
Click the save icon to complete the configuration.
Configuration via API
Setup in FortiEDR
Take the following steps in FortiEDR.
Login to your FortiEDR device and to go ADMINISTRATION > LICENSING > <Name>.
Give REST API permission to a new or existing user in ADMINISTRATION > USERS.
Remember the user name and password for your setup in FortiSIEM.
Setup in FortiSIEM
FortiSIEM processes events from this via the Fortinet FortiEDR API. Configure and obtain the user name and password from the API before proceeding.
Complete these steps in the FortiSIEM UI:
- Go to the ADMIN > Setup > Credentials tab.
- In Step 1: Enter Credentials:
- Follow the instructions in “Setting Credentials“ in the User's Guide to create a new credential.
- Enter these settings in the Access Method Definition dialog box:
Settings Description Name Enter a name for the credential. Device Type Fortinet FortiEDR Access Protocol FortiEDR_API Pull Interval 5 minutes
The FortiEDR tenant ID.
User Name The user name for your FortiEDR account. Password The password for your FortiEDR account.
Input the same password as above for verification.
Description Description about the device
- In Step 2: Enter IP Range to Credential Associations, click New.
- Enter a host name, an IP, or an IP range in the IP/Host Name field.
- Select the name of your credential from the Credentials drop-down list.
- Click Save.
- Click the Test drop-down list and select Test Connectivity to test the connection to FortiEDR.
- To see the jobs associated with FortiEDR, select ADMIN > Setup > Pull Events.
- To see the received events select ANALYTICS, then enter "FortiEDR" in the search box.
<133>1 2019-09-18T06:42:18.000Z 184.108.40.206 enSilo - - - Organization: Demo;Organization ID: 156646;Event ID: 458478;
Raw Data ID: 1270886879;Device Name: WIN10-VICTIM;Operating System: Windows 10 Pro N;
Process Name: svchost.exe;Process Path: \Device\HarddiskVolume4\Windows\System32\svchost.exe;
Process Type: 64bit;Severity: Critical;Classification: Suspicious;Destination: File Creation;
First Seen: 18-Sep-2019, 02:42:18;Last Seen: 18-Sep-2019, 02:42:18;Action: Blocked;Count: 1;
Certificate: yes;Rules List: File Encryptor - Suspicious file modification;Users: WIN10-VICTIM\U;
MAC Address: 00-0C-29-D4-75-EC;Script: N/A;Script Path: N/A;Autonomous System: N/A;Country: N/A