BQ121: IBM Security QRadar SIEM 7.2 Administration and Configuration

Code: BQ121
Duration: 3 days


QRadar SIEM provides deep visibility into network, user, and application activity. It provides collection, normalization, correlation, and secure storage of events, flows, assets, topologies, and vulnerabilities. Suspected attacks and policy breaches are highlighted as offenses. In this course, you learn how to configure and administer QRadar SIEM, create Universal DSMs and Log Source Extensions, and create event, flow and anomaly rules. Using the skills taught in this course, you can maintain QRadar SIEM, work with log sources, analyze the offenses created by rules and if necessary fine-tune them. Hands-on exercises reinforce the skills learned.


  • Use tools on the Admin tab to manage administrative functions
  • Build a network hierarchy
  • Manage assets, reference sets, and the index
  • Configure user accounts and authentication
  • Use backups, recovery, and retention buckets to manage data
  • Manage log and flow data sources
  • Create customize log sources
  • Use and create rules
  • Identify and tune false positives


This course is designed for:

  • Security analysts
  • Security technical architects
  • Offense managers
  • Network administrators
  • QRadar SIEM administrators
  • Professional services


You should have the following skills:

  • IT infrastructure
  • IT security fundamentals
  • Linux
  • Windows
  • TCP/IP networking
  • Log files and events
  • QRadar SIEM user interface
  • Successfully completed IBM Security QRadar SIEM Foundations


Classroom and hands on lab exercises.

This course is also offered as web-based training. Please contact us for more information.

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