USM Anywhere™

AlienApp for Zscaler Orchestration

The AlienApp for Zscaler provides a set of orchestration actions that you can use to identify and categorize items to block as a response to threats identified by USM Anywhere and add them to the lists maintained in your Zscaler Internet Access (ZIA).

As USM Anywhere surfaces eventsAny traffic or data exchange detected by AT&T Cybersecurity products through a sensor, or through external devices such as a firewall., vulnerabilities, and alarmsAlarms provide notification of an event or sequence of events that require attention or investigation., your team determines which items require a response action. Rather than manually tagging threats, you can use the AlienApp for Zscaler orchestration actions to enforce protection based on the information associated with the event or alarm. The following table lists the available actions from the AlienApp.

Actions for the AlienApp for Zscaler
Action Description

Add to Blocked List

Add a source or destination to the Zscaler blocked list.

Add to Allowed List

Add a source or destination to the Zscaler allowed list.

Remove from Allowed List

Remove a source or destination from the Zscaler blocked list.
Add to Custom Category

Add a source or destination to a Zscaler category. Typing a category will bring up autocomplete suggestions of existing categories.

When selecting this action, the Select Action window will also display two additional links at the bottom on the window.

  • Click Search for existing categories to see if the IP address is currently associated with any categories.
  • Click URL Lookup to obtain further information about the IP address such as the type of address and whether or not Zscaler has any registered security alerts associated with it.

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.