Cloud Analytics Security With Splunk

An analytics-driven security solution with Splunk Cloud scales and secures your journey to the cloud by providing deep insight into your cloud and hybrid security ecosystem and applications. Analytics-driven security solutions with Splunk Cloud is a flexible platform that scales from tackling focused use cases to becoming your security nerve center.

  • Realize value immediately with pre-built dashboards, reports, incident response workflows, advanced analytics, correlation searches and security indicators
  • Combine on-premises and cloud deployments
  • Combine Splunk Cloud with Splunk Enterprise Security for a cloud-based SIEM solution that goes beyond simple detection and response to address advanced threats
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Analytics-Driven Cloud Case Studies

 
AAA

AAA Western and Central New York provides nearly 840,000 members with 24/7 automotive services, travel agency, auto, home, life insurance and financial services. AAA WCNY needed a technology solution to deliver operational improvements and trustworthy security intelligence while reducing operational complexity.

Since deploying Splunk Cloud, AAA WCNY has seen benefits including:

  • Superior customer service
  • Improved network security
  • Greater physical security across its facilities

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Orrstown Bank

Orrstown Bank provides a range of financial services and needed to comply with security regulations. The bank wanted a platform that could provide visibility into its complex hybrid IT infrastructure, identify and resolve threats, and provide uptime and compliance.

Since deploying Splunk Cloud, the bank has seen benefits including:

  • Improved operational efficiency and customer satisfaction
  • Estimated 50 percent reduction in fraud losses
  • Enhanced security posture

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Travis Perkins

Travis Perkins is a British home improvement retailer. The organization wanted a “cloud-first” SIEM but its current solution couldn’t provide the necessary security insights across a hybrid environment. Travis Perkins selected Splunk Cloud, Splunk Enterprise and Splunk Enterprise Security as its SIEM.

Since deploying Splunk Cloud, Travis Perkins has seen benefits including:

  • Improved visibility
  • Ability to detect and respond to complex cyberthreats
  • Reduced IT costs due to more efficient resourcing

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City of Los Angeles

Los Angeles is a vast metropolis with critical infrastructure like airports, seaports, and water and power, as well as 35,000 employees and over 100,000 endpoints generating 14 million security events daily. Its departments had their own security tools, requiring the city to gather and manually correlate logs from each agency for broad views of its network security. This process was cumbersome, imprecise and slow to address threats.

Since deploying Splunk Cloud and Splunk Enterprise Security, the city has seen benefits including:

  • Creation of citywide security operations center
  • Real-time threat intelligence
  • Reduced operational costs

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Fairfax County

Fairfax County has several agencies with unique business and security requirements, such as complying with HIPAA and PCI regulations. The county relies on reliable and secure data to make the best decisions to support citizens.

Since deploying Splunk Splunk Cloud, Fairfax County has seen benefits including:

  • Proactively supporting agencies and protecting data
  • Security reporting in real time
  • Focus on strategic initiatives by leveraging cloud services

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University of San Francisco (USF)

USF faces challenges such as making payroll on time to maintaining accreditation and ensuring IT and security systems are in place. After evaluating several options, USF invested in Splunk Cloud as its new SIEM.

Since deploying Splunk Cloud, the USF has seen benefits including:

  • Improved security posture and ensured PCI compliance
  • Reduced phishing investigations to minutes
  • Promoted transparency among university executives and staff

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Enernoc

EnerNOC built a solution to analyze data from system and Web logs, but it was difficult to scale and frequently crashed. EnerNOC’s principal engineer downloaded Splunk Enterprise, began feeding in system logs and built a dashboard to visualize the data.

Since deploying Splunk Cloud, EnerNOC has seen benefits including:

  • Ensure the solution’s availability
  • Eliminate the management demanded by on premises servers
  • Provide scalability

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Equinix

Security is important at Equinix because thousands of companies rely on its datacenters and interconnection services. Equinix needed a cloud solution with centralized visibility and SIEM functionality that could be implemented easily, quickly and without significant operational effort.

Since deploying Splunk Cloud, Equinix has seen benefits including:

  • Full operational visibility
  • Enhanced security posture
  • Time and cost savings

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Intermedia

Intermedia existing SaaS-based security product offered limited alerting and reporting, and searches and investigations were laborious. Intermedia lacked comprehensive analytics for IT and business operations spanning its 10 data centers.

Since deploying Splunk Cloud, Intermedia has seen benefits including:

  • A robust SOC
  • Real-time insights and KPIs into its services delivery
  • Cost savings through efficiencies and reduced staffing

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PagerDuty

PagerDuty needed a solution to meet its operational analysis and triage needs. With Splunk Cloud and AWS, PagerDuty ensures high availability of its services and can scale to meet customer demand.

Since deploying Splunk Cloud, PagerDuty has seen benefits including:

  • Ensured customer satisfaction and highly available cloud services
  • A 30 percent gain in cost savings
  • Reduced IT and security incident resolution time

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TrueCar

While migrating its technology infrastructure to the cloud, TrueCar needed a scalable log management and infrastructure monitoring solution to support searching and reporting to manage and troubleshoot its complex IT environment. TrueCar uses the Splunk platform for application delivery and security.

Since deploying Splunk Cloud, TrueCar has seen benefits including:

  • Accelerating software and product development
  • Providing additional visibility into AWS billing
  • Security insights and threat detection

“Splunk Cloud just works, and it’s one of the things that people rely on day to day,” David Giffin, senior vice president of the technology platform at TrueCar, said.


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Why Analytics-Driven Security With Splunk Cloud?

With the Splunk platform as your nerve center — spanning on-premises and cloud assets — security teams can leverage statistical, visual, behavioral and exploratory analytics to drive insights, decisions and actions faster and more effectively than ever before.

Lower Total Cost of Ownership

No upfront investment in resources like hardware, software and people.

Quickly Scale to Meet Evolving Security Needs

Gain organization-wide visibility and security intelligence without worrying about scalability and agility tied to provisioning expensive hardware and software.

Correlate Data From Multiple Sources in Diverse Formats

Ingest data from all domains including network, endpoint, identity, access and threat intelligence.

Manage and Analyze Your Data From Anywhere

Single pane of glass - Splunk combines data from on-prem and cloud deployments, so it is available for analysis, visualization, and alerting across the entire deployment.

“Our ultimate goal is to protect our customers, employees and data. With ES and Splunk Cloud as our SIEM platform, the information we want is always at our fingertips.”

George Do, CISO, Equinix

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Apps & Add-Ons

Discover and determine the scope of user activity, network activity, endpoint activity, access activity and abnormal activity using popular SaaS apps.

Splunk Add-On for Amazon Web Services

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Splunk Add-On for Box

The Splunk Add-On for Box allows a Splunk software administrator to collect data from Box and monitor Box events in near real time.
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Splunk Add-On for Microsoft Cloud Services

Allows a Splunk software administrator to pull activity logs, service status, and operational messages from a variety of Microsoft cloud services.
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Splunk Add-On for Okta

The add-on collects event information, user information, group information, and application information using Okta Identity Management REST APIs.
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Splunk Add-On for Salesforce

The Splunk Add-On for Salesforce allows a Splunk software administrator to collect different types of data from Salesforce using REST APIs.
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Splunk App for ServiceNow

The Splunk App for ServiceNow provides insight into incident, change, and event management processes in your ServiceNow instance.
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