USM Anywhere™

Creating Tenable.io Response Action Rules

Role Availability Read-Only Analyst   Manager

You can create orchestration rules in USM Anywhere that automatically trigger a Tenable.io response action when vulnerabilities A known issue or weakness in a system, procedure, internal control, software package, or hardware that could be used to compromise security. match the criteria that you specify. After you create a rule, new vulnerabilities that match the rule conditions will trigger the Tenable.io response action to create a new incident. The rule does not trigger for existing vulnerabilities.

You can create a new rule as follows:

  • From the Rules page: The Rules page provides access to all of your orchestration rules. The Orchestration Rules list includes suppression rules, alarm rules, event rules, filtering rules, notification rules, and response action rules. You can create new rules using the specific matching conditions that you define, as well as edit, delete, and enable or disable rules. See Orchestration Rules for more information about managing orchestration rules.

    Go to Settings > Rules and select Response Action Rules on the left navigation panel. Then click Create Response Action Rule to define the new rule.

  • From the App: Go to the AlienApp for Tenable.io page and click the Rules tab. Click Create New Rule to define the new rule.

To define a new AlienApp for Tenable.io response action rule

  1. Enter a name for the rule.

  2. Select the App Action for the rule and specify the information for the AlienApp for Tenable.io incident.

  3. At the bottom of the dialog box, set the Rule Condition parameters to specify the criteria for a matching vulnerability to trigger the rule.

    Set the matching conditions for triggering the rule

    • If you create the rule from the Rules page, you must use the Add Condition and Add Group functions to define the property/value pairs that you want to use as conditions for the rule.
    • At the bottom of the dialog box, click More to display the optional multiple occurrence and window length parameters.
  4. Click Save Rule.
  5. In the confirmation dialog box, click OK.