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Administering Splunk Enterprise Security

The Administering Splunk Enterprise Security course prepares architects and systems administrators to install, configure and manage Splunk Enterprise Security.


The Administering Splunk Enterprise Security covers ES event processing and normalization, deployment requirements, technology add-ons, settings, risk analysis settings, threat intelligence and protocol intelligence configuration, and customizations.

Units : 3
Duration : 13.5 hours over 3 days
Time : 9:00 am – 1:30 pm AEST (GMT +10)

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Administering Splunk Enterprise Security

Excellent Trainer, Have had the same instructor twice now & he is one of the best i have had. Thank you!

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Administering Splunk Enterprise Security
Administering Splunk Enterprise Security - Course Topics
  • Monitoring and Investigation

  • Security Intelligence  

  • Forensics, Glass Tables and Navigation Control  

  • ES Deployment  

  • Installation and Configuration  

  • Validating ES Data 

  • Custom Add-ons 

  • Tuning Correlation Searches  

  • Creating Correlation Searches  

  • Lookups and Identity Management 

  • Threat Intelligence Framework 

Class Format

Instructor-led lecture with labs. Delivered via virtual classroom or at your site

Course Prerequisites
Related Certifications

Splunk Certified Enterprise Security Admin

Splunk Core Certified Consultant

Administering Splunk Enterprise Security - Audience

Anyone whose role includes deploying or configuring the Splunk App for Enterprise Security. Previous attendees have included IT Operations, Security Operations Centre (SOC) staff, Pre-Sales Consultants, Security Sales Engineers and Security Architects.

After completing Administering Splunk Enterprise Security course you will be able to
  • Examine deployment topologies, requirements and checklist.

  • Generate configurations and test new installations.

  • Validate data against the Common Information Model.

  • Configure ES inputs and Technology Add-ons.

  • Describe and customize correlations searches.

  • Configure asset/identify lookups and new threat feeds.

  • Create your own add on for custom data sources.

  • Audit an ES installation for completeness.

Administering Splunk Enterprise Security
Administering Splunk Enterprise Security - Course Objectives

Module 1 – ES Introduction

  • Overview of ES features and concepts

Module 2 – Monitoring and Investigation

  • Security Posture

  • Incident Review

  • Notable events management

Module 3 – Security Intelligence

  • Overview of security intel tools

Module 4 – Forensics, Glass Tables and Navigation Control

  • Explore forensics dashboards

  • Examine glass tables

  • Configure navigation and dashboard permissions

Module 5 – ES Deployment

  • Identify deployment topologies

  • Examine the deployment checklist

  • Understand indexing strategy for ES

  • Understand ES Data Models

Module 6 – Installation and Configuration

  • Prepare a Splunk environment for installation

  • Download and install ES on a search head

  • Test a new install

  • Understand ES Splunk user accounts and roles

  • Post-install configuration tasks

Module 7 – Validating ES Data

  • Plan ES inputs

  • Configure technology add-ons

Module 8 – Custom Add-ons

  • Design a new add-on for custom data

  • Use the Add-on Builder to build a new add-on

Module 9 – Tuning Correlation Searches 

  • Configure correlation search scheduling and sensitivity

  • Tune ES correlation searches

Module 10 – Creating Correlation Searches 

  • Create a custom correlation search

  • Configuring adaptive responses

  • Search export/import

Module 11 – Lookups and Identity Management 

  • Identify ES-specific lookups

  • Understand and configure lookup lists

Module 12–Threat Intelligence Framework 

  • Understand and configure threat intelligence

  • Configure user activity analysis

Splunk Course Schedules and Timezones

Ingeniq Course are delivered live and in English and provide access to customers spanning multiple timezones.

Dates and times displayed for each course are relative to Australian Eastern Time (AET).

AM Marked Splunk Courses

AM marked courses start at AET 9:00am and finish at AET 1:30pm (4.5 hour sessions over 1 or more days) and are optimal for customers in the following countries and areas;

  • UTC+10 including Australia (East Coast)

  • UCT+11/+12 including New Zealand and the Pacific Islands

  • UTC-8 including USA (West Coast), Canada (West Coast)

  • UTC-7 including USA (Mid West)

PM Marked Splunk Courses

PM marked courses start at AET  2:00pm and finish at AET 6:30pm (4.5 hour sessions over 1 or more days) and are optimal for customers in the following countries and areas;

  • UTC+9 including Japan, Korea

  • UTC+8 including Australia (West Coast), Singapore, Hong Kong, China, Philippines, Brunei, Thailand

  • UTC +5/+6 including India and Sri Lanka

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