NetWitness - AWS AppFabric


NetWitness is a leading developer of extended detection and response (XDR) software. Their global base of highly security-conscious customers relies on NetWitness XDR to defend against sophisticated and aggressive adversaries. With the industry’s most complete, integrated, and mature platform to detect, investigate, and respond to digital attacks, NetWitness XDR is the unifying foundation of a modern and effective SOC.

Due to its highly modular architecture, NetWitness XDR detects threats wherever they occur — in the cloud, on-premises, with mobile and remote workers, or anywhere in between. The NetWitness Platform XDR delivers complete visibility combined with applied threat intelligence and user behavior analytics to detect threats, prioritize activities, investigate, and automate response. All this empowers security analysts with better, faster efficiency to keep security operations well ahead of business-impacting threats.

AWS AppFabric audit log ingestion considerations

The following sections describe the AppFabric output schema, output formats, and output destinations to use with NetWitness.

Schema and format

NetWitness supports the following AppFabric output schema and formats:

  • Raw - JSON

    • AppFabric outputs data in the original schema used by the source application in the JSON format.


    • AppFabric normalizes the data using the Open Cybersecurity Schema Framework (OCSF) and outputs the data in the JSON format.

Output locations

NetWitness supports the following AppFabric output location:

  • Amazon Simple Storage Service (Amazon S3)