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Splunk Training + Certification

Using Splunk Mission Control

Course Description

Splunk Mission Control is a cloud-based, unified security operations platform. It brings together security data, analytics, and operations so that security teams can manage incidents across the entire event lifecycle. This 4.5-hour hands-on course introduces Mission Control and illustrates its benefits to security teams. You will learn how to triage, investigate, and respond to security incidents. You will also learn how to create new response plans and build customized dashboards to gain further insights into your data.

Instructor-led Training Schedule

Course Prerequisites


  • Using Splunk Enterprise Security

Course Topics

  • Mission Control overview and architecture
  • Features, capabilities, and benefits
  • Triage notables in the analyst queue
  • Start a notable investigation
  • Use and create new response templates
  • Analyze security data using dashboards

Course Objectives

Module 1 - Splunk Mission Control Overview
  • Introduce Splunk Mission Control
  • Discuss features and capabilities
  • Identify benefits to security teams
  • Review the overall architecture
Module 2 - Triage, Investigate, & Respond
  • Triage, Investigate, & Respond
  • Search for notables and filter the analyst queue
  • Use response templates in a notable investigation
  • Add notes, files, artifacts, and critical evidence to a notable
Module 3 - Response Templates
  • Select and apply a response template for a particular use case
  • Modify the template to fit the notable investigation use case
  • Edit and delete the phases and tasks of the template
  • Create a new response template


Module 4 - Dashboards
  • Review how to manage and create dashboards
  • Configure ad-hoc and on-premises searches
  • Add source connections for 3rd-party data sources
  • Build visualizations and utilize user inputs
  • Save and export dashboards