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Proactive Threat Hunting

This Playbook is part of the Proactive Threat Hunting Pack.#

Supported versions

Supported Cortex XSOAR versions: 6.9.0 and later.

This playbook is the main playbook of the 'Proactive Threat Hunting' pack. It automatically runs during a new hunting session and guides the threat hunter through the session based on the selected hunting method. The available hunting methods are:

  • SDO Hunt: Constructs the hunting hypothesis based on SDO indicators (Campaign, Malware, Intrusion Set).
  • Freestyle Hunt: Allows the threat hunter to provide their own queries and IOCs for hunting.


This playbook uses the following sub-playbooks, integrations, and scripts.


  • Proactive Threat Hunting - SDO Threat Hunting


This playbook does not use any integrations.


  • Print


  • setIncident

Playbook Inputs#

NameDescriptionDefault ValueRequired
IncidentTagA tag that will be attached to Threat Hunting incidents.Threat HuntingOptional
HuntingTimeFrameTime in relative date or range format (for example: "1 day", "3 weeks ago", "between 2021-01-01 12:34:56 +02:00 and 2021-02-01 12:34:56 +02:00"). The query execution script default is the last 24 hours.7 DaysOptional
StringSimilarityThresholdStringSimilarity automation threshold. StringSimilarity is being used in this playbook to compare between pattern of malicious use in a tool and command-line arguments found in the environment.
Please provide number between 0 and 1, where 1 represents the most similar results of string comparisons. The automation will output only the results with a similarity score equal to or greater than the specified threshold.

Playbook Outputs#

There are no outputs for this playbook.

Playbook Image#

Proactive Threat Hunting