Cortex

Cortex 3.0.0 to 3.0.1 Upgrade

Cortex 3.0.1: The better logging edition has been released now. I am quite surprised that the developers were able to release a point upgrade out while they are working on the new major release of TheHive but I welcome it as it brings a number of fixes and enhancements which you can read about on TheHive project Blog. Some of the bug fixes will make my life easier as some logging issues have been corrected which will make testing and developing responders for Cortex less painful.

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TheHive + Cortex automated build with Vagrant

I’ve blogged quite a bit about TheHive and Cortex to date, so much so that the wonderful people over at TheHive-project have added this blog onto the Blogs & Articles section of TheHive’s curated Awesome List. Its seems The more I write, the more I realise how much more there is to write about this stacks ability and feature set. Throughout the course of the last year, I wrote a 12 part series about standing up TheHive, MISP and Cortex detailing my experiences in how to install, integrate and upgrade each of them.

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TheHive Webhooks with NodeRED

In my last post I wrote about Installing and Securing NodeRED. The reason behind this was twofold. First, NodeRED is pretty cool and I want to be able to do some more ETL (Extract, Transform, Load) operations for personal projects I want to start on and secondly, I’ve been looking into TheHive webhooks functionality and needed some way to drive it in a way that didn’t require hundreds of lines of bespoke python code.

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Making Thehive Soar With Microsoft Power Automate and Cortex

Security Orchestration and Automated Response (SOAR), its the natural evolution of where security teams are heading, and as our numbers in this space seems to never be enough, we look to SOAR tools to automate to free up our time to so we can spend it doing more productive things, like drinking coffee and threat hunting. Automation brings standard and repeatable processes which could just buy us that breathing space.

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Releasing My First Responder for TheHive

Now that I’ve gone through a series on TheHive, I’ve started to expand on the capabilities of this DFIR platform by starting to write my own Responders. Responders are essentially a way to perform an enhancement action on a given case, alert or observable. The built in Responders from the Cortex GitHub repo include a responder that will email the case or alert details to you as well as responders that interface with CrowdStrike, QRadar, Umbrella and ZeroFox.

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Upgrading Cortex

This is part 11 of the series about TheHive/MISP/Cortex and im covering off an upgrade of Cortex from 2.1.3 to 3.0.0. The other posts for this series can be found here: Part I - Building TheHive Part II - Setup reverse proxy for TheHive Part III - Building MISP Part IV - Building Cortex Part V - Adding analyzers to Cortex Part VI - Setup reverse proxy for Cortex

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Integrate TheHive and Cortex

This is part 7 of the TheHive/Cortex/MISP build. In this part I’m integrating TheHive with Cortex. This is where the real magic happens! Links to the previous articles are here: Part I - Building TheHive Part II - Setup reverse proxy for TheHive Part III - Building MISP Part IV - Building Cortex Part V - Adding analyzers to Cortex Part VI - Setup reverse proxy for Cortex

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Setup Reverse Proxy for Cortex

This is part 6 of the Cortex build. In this part I’ll add, configure and test out an analyser. Links to the previous articles are here: Part I - Building TheHive Part II - Setup reverse proxy for TheHive Part III - Building MISP Part IV - Building Cortex Part V - Adding analyzers to Cortex Part VI - Setup reverse proxy for Cortex Part VII - Integrate TheHive and Cortex

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Adding analysers to Cortex

This is part 5 of the Cortex build. In this part I’ll add, configure and test out an analysers. Links to the previous articles are here: Part I - Building TheHive Part II - Setup reverse proxy for TheHive Part III - Building MISP Part IV - Building Cortex Part V - Adding analyzers to Cortex Part VI - Setup reverse proxy for Cortex Part VII - Integrate TheHive and Cortex

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Building Cortex

This is part 4 of TheHive/Cortex/MISP build. In this part were standing up Cortex. Links to the previous articles are here: Part I - Building TheHive Part II - Setup reverse proxy for TheHive Part III - Building MISP Part IV - Building Cortex Part V - Adding analyzers to Cortex Part VI - Setup reverse proxy for Cortex Part VII - Integrate TheHive and Cortex Part VIII - Integrate MISP to TheHive

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