Entries by Discovered Intelligence

Heartbleed Command for Splunk

Discovered Intelligence has developed a simple Splunk command for identifying Heartbleed vulnerabilities! This CIM-Compliant Technology Add-on (TA-Heartbleed) contains a new heartbleedtest Splunk command that can be used to check your internal infrastructure and external websites for the recently announced Heartbleed vulnerability.

How to Secure and Harden Splunk Enterprise

The following blog posting provides guidance on steps that can be taken to secure and harden Splunk environments. Many of the security feature essentially follow security best practices, while others would probably only be implemented if there was a business or regulatory need to do so.

How to Stream Twitter into Splunk in 10 Simple Steps

So many people talk about the need to index tweets from twitter into Splunk, that I figured I would write a post to explain just how easy it is. Within 10 steps and a few minutes, you will be streaming real-time tweets into Splunk, with the fields all extracted and the twitter data fully searchable.

Don’t Neglect Big Data Integration

In the excitement to implement a big data platform like Splunk or Hadoop, many enterprises put data integration on the back-burner or figure it can be ‘worked out’, once the platform is in place. However, data integration is a key part of a successful big data intelligence strategy and must be given appropriate consideration.

Maximizing the Impact of Big Data

At the Strata + Hadoop World conference a week or so ago in New York, there was a great talk by Ken Rudin, leader of the Facebook Analytics team. He gave his views on how to leverage Big data effectively to deliver the most impact. The core of his presentation were three commonly held beliefs […]