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Too Many Security Alerts, Not Enough Time: Automation to the Rescue

It’s 2020, which means it’s time to look back at 2019 and reminisce about the good times – fun with family and friends, good food, travel, and memories to last a lifetime. Who am I kidding? Everyone remembers the bad stuff. The increasing impacts of climate change; relentless fires in the Amazon, California, and Australia; political and social unrest around the globe; and the last season of Game of Thrones. Jon Snow... you still know nothing.

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Splunk named Orange Business Service 'Digital and Data Partner of the Year'

With 2020 now well underway and the end of our financial year just around the corner, it’s a great moment to review some of the successes we have had in the EMEA Partner team over the past year. One particular highlight for us came in December when Orange Business Services, the digital transformation arm of Orange, named Splunk as its Digital & Data Partner of the Year at its annual awards in Paris.

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Q&A Follow-Up: How Datev uses MITRE ATT&CK & Splunk in its SOC

Hey Everyone, We recently did a webinar with Christian Heger, technical head of the DATEV SOC, as well as Sebastian Schmerl, head of cyber defense of Computacenter. They shared their 6-month path of modernizing their security operations with help of Splunk technology and the MITRE ATT&CK framework. As we weren’t able to address all of the questions during the webinar, we discussed these afterwards and share them in this blog post as a Q&A follow-up.

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Support ending for TLS 1.0/1.1 and unencrypted HTTP traffic to Elasticsearch Service on Elastic Cloud

Starting April 21, 2020, all requests to Elasticsearch Service on Elastic Cloud must use HTTP over TLS (HTTPS) with support for TLS 1.2. We’ve decided to make this change in the best interest of our users so we can ensure the security of data in transit and stay up to date with modern encryption, security protocols, and practices.

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Self-Service Analytics for the Shop Floor [Part I] - Splunk Core Concepts

Despite the hype around predictive maintenance, basic data collection and analysis are still high priorities for manufacturing companies and key criteria for the success of Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) projects. It is crucial that people who are most familiar with industrial assets, like process or control engineers, have direct access to industrial data. That way inadequate situations such as breakdowns can be resolved quickly.

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Splunk and the WEF - Working together to unlock UK public sector AI

As I have mentioned in previous blogs use of AI can be challenging, but it can also deliver a lot of positive outcomes. Many of our customers believe that they have a skills and understanding gap when it comes to AI, which is why we are delighted to have been working with the World Economic Forum (WEF) to draft guidance on how these types of techniques can be used and assessed.

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Docker Container Monitoring: Definition, Tools & More

Monitoring systems help DevOps teams detect and solve performance issues faster. With Docker still on the rise, it’s important to get container monitoring right from the start. This is no easy feat. Monitoring Docker containers is very complex. Developing a strategy and building an appropriate monitoring system is not simple at all. In this post, we’re going to delve deep into what container monitoring is and why you need it.

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Docker Container Performance Metrics to Monitor

In Part 1 we’ve described what container monitoring is and why you need it. Because each container typically runs a single process, has its own environment, utilizes virtual networks, or has various methods of managing storage. Traditional monitoring solutions take metrics from each server and the applications they run. These servers and applications running on them are typically very static, with very long uptimes.