Abnormal or out-of-place web traffic may indicate that an inside source has been compromised, or that you are experiencing a malware event, adware, spyware, or other unwanted connections. This content pack is a collection of components that can be used to quickly launch dashboards to monitor web connections, look deeper into web traffic, and prioritize where further investigation is required.

Content Pack Components


  • Web Filter Normalization View
  • Web Filter View
  • Web filter View - Allowed
  • Web Filter View - Blocked
  • Vendor Web Filter Views
    • Barracuda Web View
    • Cisco Web View
    • EdgeWave Web View
    • Fortinet Web View
    • McAfee Web View
    • Radware Web View
    • Sophos Web View
    • Squid Web View
    • Symantec Web View
    • Trend Micro Web View
    • Trustwave Web View
    • Websense Web View


Gives a summary of daily web traffic, which is filtered off of devices listed below.

  • Web Filter - Daily Activity Report
    • Top Source IPs – Allowed
    • Top Source IPs – Denied
    • Top Domains
    • Top Source Users
    • Top Destination Ports – Allowed
    • Top Destination Ports – Blocked
    • Average Domain Severity
    • Average Event Severity with Count

Correlation Rules

  • Web Filter - Multiple Blocked Web Policy Connections
  • Web Filter - Excessive Web Connections
  • Web Filter - Multiple Allowed Web Policy Connections
  • Web Filter - Possible Web Exploit Event

Required Products

  • McAfee Enterprise Security Manager (ESM) 11.x, 10.x
  • McAfee Advanced Correlation Engine (ACE) 11.x, 10.x
  • Select views will work best when any of the following devices are logging to the McAfee Enterprise Security Manager.
    • Barracuda Networks – Barracuda Web filter
    • Cisco – IronPort Web Security Appliance
    • EdgeWave – iPrism Web Security
    • Fortinet – FortiWeb Web Application Firewall
    • McAfee – WebShield
    • McAfee – Web Gateway
    • Radware – AppWall
    • Sophos – Web Security and Control
    • Squid – Squid
    • Symantec – Symantec Web Gateway
    • Trend Micro – InterScan Web Security Suite
    • Trustwave – WebDefend
    • Websense – Websense

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