AlienVault® USM Anywhere™

Carbon Black Cb Protection

When you configure Carbon Black Cb Protection (formerly Bit9 Security Platform) integration to send log data to USM Anywhere, you can use the Cb Protection plugin to translate the raw log data into normalized events for analysis.

Device Details
Device vendor Carbon Black
Device type Cb Protection
Connection type Syslog
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Cb Protection Integration

Before you configure the integration, you must have the IP address of the USM Anywhere Sensor.

Before you configure the integration, you must have the IP address of the USM Anywhere Sensor.

To configure CB Protection to send log data to USM Anywhere Sensor

  1. Log in to the CB Protection console with Administrator or Power User privileges.
  2. On the CB Protection Console menu, click the gear icon and select System Configuration.
  3. On the System Configuration page, click the Events tab.
  4. At the bottom of the page, click Edit to open the External Event Logging panel.
  5. Set the event logging parameters as below:

    • Select Syslog Enabled.
    • In Syslog Address, enter the IP address of your USM Anywhere Sensor.
    • In Syslog Port, enter 514.
    • Set the Syslog Format to Enhanced (RFC5424).
  6. Click Update and select Yes in the confirmation dialog box.

Plugin Enablement

For plugin enablement information, see Manual Plugin Management.

Available Plugin Fields

The following plugin fields are important attributes extracted from the syslog message. The USM Anywhere reports use these fields, and you can also reference them when creating custom reports. In addition to reporting, the USM Anywhere correlation rules make use of these fields.

  • customfield_0
  • customheader_0
  • event_category
  • event_description
  • event_name
  • event_subcategory
  • file_hash
  • file_name
  • file_path
  • rep_device_rule_id
  • source_address
  • source_hostname
  • source_process
  • source_username
  • timestamp_occured
  • timestamp_received


For troubleshooting, refer to the vendor documentation: