Splunk and Booz Allen Hamilton Announce Cyber Intelligence Service to Manage Advanced Threats with Greater Precision and Speed
New Booz Allen Cyber4Sight Offering Combines Splunk Security Analytics with Premier Cyber Intelligence to Reduce Costs
McLEAN, VA and SAN FRANCISCO – July 18, 2017 – To help organizations improve how they detect and defend against cyber attacks, Splunk Inc. (NASDAQ: SPLK), provider of the leading software platform for real-time Operational Intelligence, and Booz Allen Hamilton (NYSE: BAH) today announced a private beta of Booz Allen Cyber4Sight for Splunk. Designed to empower security analysts and threat hunters with actionable threat intelligence, the new offering combines cyber insights and security intelligence from Booz Allen’s Cyber4Sight® threat intelligence solutions with analytics-driven security insights from Splunk® Enterprise Security (Splunk ES). To learn more about Cyber4Sight for Splunk, visit Splunk (booth #1254) or Booz Allen (booth #112) at Black Hat 2017.
Cyber4Sight for Splunk enriches Splunk ES with valuable threat data collected by the firm’s diverse group of expert cyber analysts, drawing on decades of mission intelligence to provide intelligence monitoring services culled from over 170,000 targeted sources from the open and closed internet. Intelligence gained from these sources is fed into Cyber4Sight for Splunk, providing customers with a wealth of new information on threat actors and their tactics, techniques and procedures (TTPs). Booz Allen Cyber4Sight connects and centralizes profiles of threat actors and their methods in a new online database, which streamlines a customer’s ability to quickly and effectively combat attacks.
With Cyber4Sight for Splunk, Splunk ES customers of all sizes gain access to actionable threat intelligence on a subscription basis, while expanding detection, investigation and response capabilities provided by the Splunk security analytics platform. This curated, ready-to-use content helps correlate data and events in Splunk ES, enabling actionable intelligence for a wide range of security scenarios. As increasingly sophisticated threats target organizations around the world, these combined insights from Splunk and Booz Allen Hamilton will equip customers with detailed information to proactively combat cyber adversaries.
“As soon as we started to use Cyber4Sight for Splunk, we were able to identify several threats that we quickly worked to mitigate,” said Enoch Long, Director of Cybersecurity Services, Alexion Pharmaceuticals. “It helps us to understand our threat and attack vectors, and enables us to quickly perform research on those threats through detailed and valuable reports.”
“Organizations are faced with an increased volume and sophistication of cyber threats, putting significant pressure on cybersecurity professionals,” said Angela Messer, executive vice president and cyber innovation and talent officer, Booz Allen. “By bringing together Booz Allen’s best practices and intelligence with Splunk’s powerful analytics platform, we can generate responses against cyber threats with speed and precision.”
“In today’s cybersecurity landscape, security practitioners are frequently overwhelmed with investigating security threats. As hackers continue to find new ways to break into networks, it is essential to use real-time threat data to identify and respond to incoming attacks,” said Haiyan Song, senior vice president of Security Markets, Splunk. “The insight provided by Booz Allen Cyber4Sight for Splunk will help reduce the time organizations spend analyzing and identifying attacks and threat actors, empowering our customers to act quickly on threat intelligence, reduce costs and increase effective detection.”
About Splunk Inc.
Splunk Inc. (NASDAQ: SPLK) is the market leader in analyzing machine data to deliver Operational Intelligence for security, IT and the business. Splunk® software provides the enterprise machine data fabric that drives digital transformation. More than 13,000 customers in over 110 countries use Splunk solutions in the cloud and on-premises. Join millions of passionate users by trying Splunk software for free: http://www.splunk.com/free-trials.
About Booz Allen Hamilton
For more than 100 years, business, government, and military leaders have turned to Booz Allen Hamilton to solve their most complex problems. They trust us to bring together the right minds: those who devote themselves to the challenge at hand, who speak with relentless candor, and who act with courage and character. They expect original solutions where there are no roadmaps. They rely on us because they know that—together—we will find the answers and change the world.
We solve the most difficult management and technology problems through a combination of consulting, analytics, digital solutions, engineering, and cyber expertise. With global headquarters in McLean, Virginia, our firm employs more than 23,300 people and had revenue of $5.80 billion for the 12 months ended March 31, 2017. To learn more, visit BoozAllen.com. (NYSE: BAH).
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