IBM QRadar SIEM Advanced Topics (BQ203G)

IBM QRadar SIEM Advanced Topics (BQ203G)


Duration : 2 Days

IBM Security QRadar enables you to minimize the time gap between when a suspicious activity occurs and when you detect it. Attacks and policy violations leave their footprints in log events and network flows of your IT systems. To connect the dots, QRadar SIEM correlates these scattered events and flows into offenses that alert you to suspicious activities. Using the skills taught in this course, you will be able to configure processing of uncommon events, work with reference data, and develop custom rules, custom actions, and custom anomoly detection rules.

The lab environment for this course uses the IBM QRadar SIEM 7.3 platform.


  • Create custom log sources to utilize events from uncommon sources
  • Create, maintain, and use reference data collections
  • Develop and manage custom rules to detect unusual activity in your network
  • Develop and manage custom action scripts to for automated rule response
  • Develop and manage anomoly detection rules to detect when unusual network traffic patterns occur

Course Outline

  • Module 1: Creating log source types
  • Module 2: Leveraging reference data collections
  • Module 3: Developing custom rules
  • Module 4: Creating Custom Action Scripts
  • Module 5: Developing Anomaly Detection Rules


  • IT infrastructure
  • IT security fundamentals
  • Linux
  • Microsoft Windows
  • TCP/IP networking
  • Log files and events
  • Network flows

You should also have completed the IBM QRadar SIEM Foundations course. 

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