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Mar 22, 2023   |  By Kayly Lange
Digital rights management (DRM) is a set of technologies, tools and techniques to protect your copyrighted digital content from unauthorized copying, sharing or usage. Content creators, organizations and distributors typically implement DRM to control access to their intellectual or sensitive property and ensure that it is only used by the terms and conditions they have established. It also helps companies secure their files and enables safe sharing, so they don’t land in the wrong hands.
Mar 17, 2023   |  By Laiba Siddiqui
Cybercriminals target organizations to steal sensitive data, disrupt operations, or cause damage to organizations. But a well-designed security operations center (SOC) helps prevent these attacks from ever occurring. SOC managers detect and respond to cyber security threats to ensure your organization operates securely. They manage the team, develop policies and procedures, and keep the CISO informed about security operations. Let’s take a look at the SOC manager role.
Mar 16, 2023   |  By Olivia Henderson
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Mar 16, 2023   |  By Tina Carkhuff
Each day, there are multiple news stories about fraud. Some share details about fraud committed against government entities or agencies, some tell us about instances in our educational institutions, and still, others describe the types of fraud against individuals in the form of identity theft. In the post-pandemic United States, fraud has increased in the public sector because our government has made benefits more accessible to those in need.
Mar 14, 2023   |  By Michael Weinstein
The idea that digital resilience — the ability to prevent, detect, respond to and recover from disruptive events — is critical to digital business would surprise no one. As the Splunk report Digital Resilience Pays Off illustrates, organizations that are farther along on their digital resilience journey enjoy $48 million lower annual downtime costs and 2 times higher digital-transformation project success rate than their less digitally resilient peers.
Mar 13, 2023   |  By Guest
Today, many organizations are governed by various types of industry regulations. To name a few: General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) and California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA). These regulations are subject to regular and complex amendments, and many compliance officers expect proactive compliance from every regulated company.
Mar 10, 2023   |  By Muhammad Raza
Cyber forensics refers to the practice of extracting information, analyzing the data and gaining intelligence into activities that involve the use of technology as a structured chain of evidence that can be presented in the court of law. In this article, I’ll look at the basics of cyber forensics: what it’s for, phases in a forensic procedure, challenges and how it goes far beyond auditing.
Mar 10, 2023   |  By Guest
Every day, thousands of companies download updates to their software. With a click of a button, they can walk away and return the next morning with everything reorganized and in order. While a staple of modern life, this action is no longer completely harmless. It is now one of many attacks that bad actors use to access systems and execute supply chain attacks.
Mar 9, 2023   |  By Guest
The lucrativeness of cybersecurity keeps going up, with more companies realizing the need to employ reliable people to forestall and manage cyberattacks. However, the right people for this job aren’t always easy to find and hire. But looking for professionals with certifications from qualified bodies absolutely helps.
Mar 9, 2023   |  By Shanika Wickramasinghe
Behavior Analytics (BA) is a widely used technique that helps you gain insights into various behavioral patterns to make data-driven decisions. This article describes behavior analytics, particularly how it is used in cybersecurity, and the actions it involves. We’ll also provide describe popular BA tools and discuss their key benefits.
Mar 22, 2023   |  By Splunk
Grab a cup of coffee and join Ryan Kovar, Mick Baccio, and Audra Streetman for another episode of Coffee Talk with SURGe. The team from Splunk will discuss the latest security news, including: Mick and Ryan shared their takes on responding to 0day vulnerabilities and the trio also discussed GPT-4 and the future of generative AI.
Mar 21, 2023   |  By Splunk
Security teams constantly pivot between multiple tools and management consoles in order to detect, investigate, and respond to security incidents. It's time-consuming and complex. And it's Kevin's personal nightmare. Jeff shows Kevin how to unify his security operations across detection, investigation and response using Splunk Mission Control.
Mar 21, 2023   |  By Splunk
Splunk Mission Control brings order to the chaos of your security operations by enabling your SOC to detect, investigate and respond to threats from one modern and unified work surface. Watch this 5 minute demo video to learn how Mission Control unifies your security operations experience across Splunk’s industry-leading security technologies and partner ecosystem in one work surface. The demo use case focuses on how an analyst detects, investigates and responds to an encoded PowerShell attack.
Mar 13, 2023   |  By Splunk
Join us as we kick off our new bi-weekly 1-1 interview series, starting with Sergio Caltagirone. Sergio was formerly at NSA, Director of Threat Intelligence at Microsoft, VP of Threat Intelligence at Dragos, Technical Director of the Global Emancipation Network, now the founder and president of the Threat Intelligence Academy, and of course, co-author of The Diamond Model. We will talk about all the things threat intelligence, thought models, and probably a solid side of snark.
Mar 2, 2023   |  By Splunk
Grab a cup of coffee and join Ryan Kovar, Mick Baccio, and Kirsty Paine for another episode of Coffee Talk with SURGe. The team from Splunk will discuss the latest security news.
Feb 21, 2023   |  By Splunk
Grab a cup of coffee and join David Bianco, Shannon Davis, and Audra Streetman for another episode of Coffee Talk with SURGe. The team from Splunk will discuss the latest security news, including: David Bianco and Shannon Davis also competed in a charity challenge comparing the pros and cons of the Pyramid of Pain, a conceptual model created by David to order indicators of compromise (IOCs) by the pain they cause adversaries when the IOCs are not available to them.
Feb 7, 2023   |  By Splunk
Grab a cup of coffee and join Ryan Kovar, Audra Streetman, and special guest David Bianco for another episode of Coffee Talk with SURGe. The team from Splunk will discuss the latest security news, including: David and Ryan also competed in a 60 second charity challenge to share their take on Netflix's anticipated crackdown on password sharing. The trio also discussed Google's Bard AI chatbot, which was introduced as a competitor to ChatGPT.
Jan 25, 2023   |  By Splunk
Grab a cup of coffee and join Ryan Kovar, Mick Baccio, and Audra Streetman for another episode of Coffee Talk with SURGe. The team from Splunk will discuss the latest security news, including: Mick and Ryan also competed in a 60 second charity challenge to explain how cognitive biases can negatively impact cyber threat intelligence assessments.
Jan 24, 2023   |  By Splunk
Threat Topology, available in Splunk Enterprise Security 7.1, will allow customers to immediately discover the scope of a security incident and quickly pivot between affected assets and users in the investigation, saving time and increasing productivity.
Jan 20, 2023   |  By Splunk
The MITRE ATT&CK Framework feature in Splunk Enterprise Security 7.1 allows security analysts to quickly build situational awareness around an incident in the context of the MITRE ATT&CK Matrix and pivot directly to associated MITRE documentation.
Oct 21, 2018   |  By Splunk
The hype around artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) has exploded, sometimes overshadowing the real uses and innovations happening everyday at organizations across the globe. The reality is that applying AI and ML to data-dependent challenges presents opportunity for better security, faster innovation and overall improved efficiency.
Jun 1, 2018   |  By Splunk
Do you have a plan for cybersecurity? Digital technology is touching every aspect of our lives, which is giving bad actors unlimited runway to create new threats daily. It's this atmosphere that makes it imperative that organizations are prepared, informed and actively hunting for adversaries.
Jun 1, 2018   |  By Splunk
Cyberattacks are top of mind for organizations across the globe. In fact, 62 percent of firms are being attacked at least weekly and 45 percent are experiencing a rise in the number of security threats. But do organizations have the processes in place to investigate and effectively respond to these incidents? IDC recently surveyed security decision makers at 600 organizations to understand the state of security operations today.
May 25, 2018   |  By Splunk
How can you utilize machine data to be prepared for the General Data Protection Regulation of the European Union?
Apr 1, 2018   |  By Splunk
A security information event management (SIEM) solution is like a radar system that pilots and air traffic controllers use. Without one, enterprise IT is flying blind. Although security appliances and system software are good at catching and logging isolated attacks and anomalous behavior, today's most serious threats are distributed, acting in concert across multiple systems and using advanced evasion techniques to avoid detection.
Apr 1, 2018   |  By Splunk
Security incidents can happen without warning and they often go undetected for long periods of time. Organizations struggle to identify incidents because they often work in silos or because the amount of alerts is overwhelming and hard to determine the signals among the noise.
Mar 1, 2018   |  By Splunk
All data is security relevant and defending against threats involves every department in a company. With cyberthreats and bad actors constantly evolving, it is imperative for everyone in an organization to come together to identify and protect critical data.
Feb 1, 2018   |  By Splunk
Recent cyberattacks have made it clear that organizations of all sizes need to focus on a holistic and cohesive security strategy. Security operations centers (SOCs) have become a focal point in this effort, consolidating the right people, processes and technology to mitigate and remediate attacks.
Jan 1, 2018   |  By Splunk
Current IT security tools and mindsets are no longer adequate to meet the scope and complexity of today's threats. Internet security has evolved over the last ten years but advanced persistent threats and the sophistication of the malware have fundamentally changed the way security teams must think about these new threats and the tools used for detective controls.

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