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Proofpoint ObserveIT

Proofpoint ObserveIT protects against data loss, malicious acts, and brand damage involving insiders acting maliciously, negligently, or unknowingly.

Proofpoint ObserveIT

This pack includes Cortex XSIAM content.

Configuration on Server Side

You need to configure Proofpoint ObserveIT CEF log integration.

Follow the below steps to configure CEF log integration:

  1. Go to Configuration > Integrations > Integrated SIEM.
  2. Click the SIEM Log Integration tab.
  3. Select the Enable export to ARCSight format checkbox.
  4. In the Log data section, select Activity Alerts (should be selected by default).
  5. In the Log file properties section, accept the default log file location and name:
    • Path: C:\Program File\ObserveIT\NotificationService\LogFiles\ArcSight
    • Name: Observeit_activity_log.cef
  6. In the Log file cleanup section, schedule the frequency for clearing the log file.
  7. Click Save.

More information can be found here

Collect Events from Vendor

In order to use the collector, use the Broker VM option.

Broker VM

To create or configure the Broker VM, use the information described here.

You can configure the specific vendor and product for this instance.

  1. Navigate to Settings > Configuration > Data Broker > Broker VMs.
  2. Add the Files and Folders Collector app.
  3. Configure the folder path that contains the logs. Make sure to reference the hostname in the path.
  4. Specify a username that has permission to the folder and fill its password.
  5. Make sure that the Log Format is set to CEF.
  6. Set the below values under Data Source Mapping:
    • Vendor - ObserveIT
    • Product - ObserveIT




Cortex XSIAM


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Supported ByCortex
CreatedMarch 23, 2023
Last ReleaseAugust 31, 2023

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