Finding Windows audit log tampering
You are concerned that a user might have been clearing Windows logs. You want to find out if Windows audit logs have been tampered, so that if they have, you can contact the owner of the account to ensure it was a legitimate action.
How to use Splunk software for this use case
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- Data Descriptor: Microsoft Windows
- Splunk Add-On: Microsoft Windows
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