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Administering Splunk Enterprise Security (ASES)

 

Course Content

It covers ES event processing and normalization, deployment requirements, technology add-ons, dashboard dependencies, data models, managing risk, and customizing threat intelligence.

Who should attend

This 13.5-hour course prepares architects and systems administrators to install and configure Splunk Enterprise Security (ES).

Course Objectives

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

Outline: Administering Splunk Enterprise Security (ASES)

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

  • Give an overview of risk-based alerting
  • View Risk Notables and risk information on the Incident Review dashboard
  • Explain risk scores and how an ES admin can change an object's risk score
  • Review the Risk Analysis dashboard
  • Describe 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 – Threat Intelligence Framework

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

Duration 14 hours

Price
  • CAD 1,905
Classroom Training

Duration 14 hours

Price
  • Canada: CAD 1,905
 
Schedule

Currently there are no training dates scheduled for this course.