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Splunk Mission Control Takes Off, Supercharging the Security Operations Center
New Splunk Security Solutions Help the SOC Turn Data into Business Outcomes
Security analysts around the world are under greater pressure than ever before to investigate, monitor, analyze and act on security threats with data. Splunk Mission Control is a new, cloud solution that connects Splunk SIEM (Splunk Enterprise Security), SOAR (Splunk Phantom) and UEBA (Splunk UBA) products into a single unified analyst experience. Combined, these powerful innovations form the Splunk Security Operations Suite, which allows customers to act on threats and other high-priority security issues through the entire event lifecycle.
With Splunk Mission Control, customers gain a new, unified SOC experience that supports investigation and search across multiple on-premises and cloud-based Splunk Enterprise and Splunk Enterprise Security instances, ChatOps collaboration, case management and automated response, all from a common work surface. This industry-first combination helps to boost productivity and increase efficiency, particularly for customers using hybrid on-premise and cloud-based infrastructures.
“For decades, security analysts have been struggling to keep up with the rising volume of data to help them fight back against emerging cyber threats that can cripple businesses, disrupt governments and impact customer privacy. Today, the industry has grown to recognize that the answers are often sitting right in front of them, within their data,” said
“Starbucks’ security operations team is responsible to defend its customers, partners and the Starbucks brand. Our success is directly dependent on the ability for our team to respond and remediate threats at machine speed,” said Atom Coffman, Manager of Cyber Security Operations,
Splunk’s Security Operations Suite Redefines The Analyst Experience
As the volume of security-relevant data continues to grow, so will the importance of technologies that can automate and respond to that data in real-time. In front of a capacity crowd of 11,000 customers and partners at its annual user conference,
- Splunk Enterprise Security (ES) 6.0: The latest version of Splunk’s flagship security offering, Splunk ES, builds upon its industry-leading SIEM platform. Splunk ES 6.0 introduces new and improved asset and identity framework enhancements, which improves scalability and performance; delivers analytics reporting on investigations; provides out-of the box reports of key security metrics; and offers a new integration with Splunk’s Machine Learning Toolkit.
- Splunk User Behavior Analytics (UBA) 5.0: Splunk UBA enables SOC teams to build advanced, customized Machine Learning (ML) models for baselining and tracking deviations, based on their security environment and use cases. With Splunk UBA 5.0, customers gain access to new custom use case frameworks, which helps SOC’s build advanced ML models. Splunk UBA 5.0 also introduces new High Availability/Disaster Recovery capabilities and improved device management.
Splunk Phantom 4.6: Splunk Phantom brings the power of security orchestration, automation and response (SOAR) to your mobile phone. Phantom on Splunk Mobile allows customers to automate repetitive, manual tasks from the palm of their hand, enabling analysts to focus on mission-critical security threats that fuel security operations. Splunk Phantom 4.6 also introduces new open source integration apps, giving developers easy access to Phantom’s source code to extend SOAR to the unique needs of every individual SOC. Find out more about Phantom’s new user-based pricing on the
Splunkalso announced today several new security apps and updates to Splunk ES Content Update, which delivers pre-packaged Security Content to Splunk ES customers. Updates include Splunk Analytics Story Preview, a new Splunkbase app; Cloud Infrastructure Security, new security content which analyzes cloud infrastructure environments; and new open source content, including over 30 new open sourced apps for Splunk Phantom.
“Deploying and scaling a cyber analytics platform is a journey,” said
Splunk Mission Control is in beta for early access customers, with general availability coming in the near future. New versions of Splunk ES, Splunk UBA and Splunk Phantom are available today. For more information about Splunk’s Security Operations Suite and how you can turn data into doing, visit the
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