USM Anywhere™

AlienApp for Qualys Actions

The AlienApp for Qualys provides a set of orchestration actions that you can use to identify threats and manage assets in your USM Anywhere environment. The following table lists the available actions from the AlienApp.

Actions for the AlienApp for Qualys
Action Function
Tag Asset Add a Qualys tag to an asset.
Scan IP From Rule Scan a source or destination IP address from a rule.
Single Asset Scan Scan a single asset from a vulnerability.

To view information about these actions in USM Anywhere

  1. In USM Anywhere, go to Data Sources > AlienApps.
  2. Click the Available Apps tab.
  3. Search for the AlienApp, and then click the tile.
  4. Click the Actions tab to display information for the supported actions.
  5. Click the History tab to display information about the executed orchestration actions.

Launch Actions from Vulnerabilities

You can launch an action directly from vulnerabilities. If you want to apply an action to similar events that occur in the future, you can also create orchestration rules directly from the action applied to a vulnerability.

To launch a Qualys response action for an alarm or event

  1. Go to Activity > Vulnerabilities.
  2. Click the vulnerability to open the details.
  3. Click Select Action.
  4. In the Select Action dialog box, select Run Qualys Action.

  5. Select the app action and fill out the fields that are populated below.

  6. Click Run.

    After USM Anywhere initiates the action for the vulnerability, it displays a confirmation dialog box.

    If you want to create a rule to apply the action to similar items that occur in the future, click Create rule for similar vulnerabilities and define the new rule. If not, click OK.

Scan an Asset

You can scan a single asset with AlienApp for Qualys from either the Asset or Vulnerabilities pages.

Too run an asset scan from the Vulnerabilities Page

  1. Go to Environment > Assets.
  2. Click on the vulnerability you want to scan.
  3. Click Select Action, then click Run Qualys Select Action.
  4. Select VM Single Asset Scan from the App Action dropdown menu and fill out the fields that are populated below

You can also run a Qualys asset scan by selecting a vulnerability on the asset's Full Asset Details page. Once you've opened the vulnerability, click Action > Run Scan.

To run an asset scan from the Assets page

  1. Go to Environment > Assets.
  2. Click the icon next to the Asset and click Run Scan.
  3. Select VM Single Asset Scan from the App Action dropdown menu and fill out the fields that are populated below

You can also run a Qualys asset scan by selecting Action > Run Scan on an asset's Full Asset Details page.