Arrow Electronics, Inc.

Administering Splunk Enterprise Security


LÄNGE: 24 Hours (3 Tage)

PREIS: €1.500,00


This 13.5 hour course prepares architects and systems administrators to install and configure Splunk Enterprise Security (ES). It covers ES event processing and normalization, deployment requirements, technology add-ons, dashboard dependencies, data models, managing risk, and customizing threat intelligence.


  • Examine how ES functions including data models, correlation searches, notable events and dashboards
  • Create custom correlation searches
  • Customize the Investigation Workbench
  • Learn how to install or upgrade ES
  • Learn the steps to setting up inputs using technology add-ons
  • Fine tune ES Global Settings
  • Customize risk and configure threat intelligence


To be successful, students should have a solid understanding of the following:

  • Splunk Enterprise System Administration
  • Splunk Enterprise Data Administration

OR the following single-subject courses:

  • What Is Splunk?
  • Intro to Splunk
  • Using Fields
  • Scheduling Reports and Alerts
  • Visualizations
  • Leveraging Lookups and Subsearches
  • Search Under the Hood
  • Introduction to Knowledge Objects
  • Creating Knowledge Objects
  • Creating Field Extractions
  • Enriching Data with Lookups
  • Data Models
  • Introduction to Dashboards
  • Dynamic Dashboards
  • Students should also have completed the following courses:

    • Splunk System Administration
    • Splunk Data Administration
    • Inhalt

      Module 1 – Introduction to ES

      • Review how ES functions
      • Understand how ES uses data models
      • Configure ES roles and permissions

      Module 2 – Security Monitoring

      • Customize the Security Posture and Incident Review dashboards
      • Create ad hoc notable events
      • Create notable event suppressions
      • Module 3 – Risk-Based Alerting

        • Explain Risk-Based Alerting
        • Explain risk scores
        • Review the Risk Analysis dashboard
        • Use annotations
        • Module 4 – Incident Investigation

          • Review the Investigations dashboard
          • Customize the Investigation Workbench
          • Manage investigations
          • Module 5 – Installation

            • Prepare a Splunk environment for installation
            • Download and install ES on a search head
            • Test a new install
            • Post-install configuration tasks
            • Module 6 – Initial Configuration

              • Set general configuration options
              • Add external integrations
              • Configure local domain information
              • Customize navigation
              • Configure Key Indicator searches
              • Module 7 – Validating ES Data

                • Verify data is correctly configured for use in ES
                • Validate normalization configurations
                • Install additional 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
                      • Manage adaptive responses
                      • Export/Import content
                      • Module 11 – Asset & Identity Management

                        • Review the Asset and Identity Management interface
                        • Describe Asset and Identity KV Store collections
                        • Configure and add asset and identity lookups to the interface
                        • Configure settings and fields for asset and identity lookups
                        • Explain the asset and identity merge process
                        • Describe the process for retrieving LDAP data for an asset or identity lookup
                        • Module 12 – Manage Threat Intelligence

                          • Understand and configure threat intelligence
                          • Use the Threat Intelligence Management interface to configure a new threat list
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