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Automation and Orchestration

Empower security teams to work smarter, boost productivity and respond faster by automating and orchestrating security operations.



Alert fatigue. Slow investigations. Slow response.

Security operations centers (SOCs) are short-staffed. Analysts are drowning in security alerts — too many to fully investigate and resolve each day. And mean time to detect, investigate, triage and address threats is too slow.


Respond to threats and incidents faster with security automation.

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Work smarter, not harder

Automate your manual security tasks to streamline your team and processes.

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From overwhelmed to in control

Stop being reactive, and use automation to create a proactive security practice.

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Security at machine speed

Threats move fast. Move faster with automated investigation and response.

From 30 minutes to 30 seconds

Address threats in seconds — not minutes or hours. Lower your mean time to respond (MTTR) to threats using playbooks that automate security tasks across a multitude of tools at machine speed.

Splunk SOAR makes it easy to educate our engineers and enlist them as allies to the TDR team. That means we’re effectively expanding the number of people safeguarding our infrastructure and providing higher levels of assurance that our data is safe.

Devyani Vij Product Security Engineer, Tide

Eliminate grunt work

Maximize your security team's efficiency, productivity, and autonomy using Splunk SOAR. By automating repetitive tasks and investigations, you can reclaim precious time and resources to focus on the tasks that matter most to your organization.

With Splunk SOAR, we achieved the equivalent workload of 10 full-time employees, completed by just a small team of analysts, within the first 6 months of the year.

Jason Mihalow, Senior Cloud Cyber Security Architect, McGraw Hill

Streamline workflows with pre-defined templates

Splunk Mission Control helps security teams streamline their workflows with predefined templates, build repeatable processes, measure and audit response times, and embed searches to speed up investigations. Collected data can be used to track task duration, identify bottlenecks and improve operations with automation.

GoTo sees Splunk Mission Control as a solution that can take its security operations to the next level. The more we can centralize our SOAR, threat intelligence and ticketing system data in Mission Control, the more time we can save.

Michael Rennie Technical Manager, Security Operations at GoTo


A unified security operations platform

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Automate actions across your IT and security tools

Splunk SOAR apps are the integration points between Splunk SOAR and your other security technologies. Through apps, Splunk SOAR directs your other security tools to perform actions, such as direct VirusTotal to check file reputation or Cisco Firewall to block an IP. Splunk SOAR’s app model supports over 300 tools and over 2,400 different actions.

Learn more about Automation & Orchestration

Security automation is the process of automating manual security tasks associated with investigation and response in order to increase the speed of security operations. Security processes that were once performed manually can be completely automated end-to-end to help unburden analysts, reduce grunt work, and reduce MTTR. Typically referred to as SOAR (security orchestration, automation and response) products, this technology is commonly used alongside a SIEM (security information and event management) to increase the speed of detection, investigation, triage and incident response.

Automating the SOC supports many areas, including incident management. Common SOC automation use cases include incident analysis, security investigation, incident response and emergent threat mitigation. SOAR is typically used to automate investigation and response for phishing, ransomware, endpoint malware and other incidents.

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