A Hands-On Guide to Splunk Enterprise Security

A Hands-On Guide to Splunk Enterprise Security

With this course Splunk Enterprise Security You can start using the Splunk’s basic transforming commands, can create reports and dashboards, you will know how to save and share reports and also can create alerts after completing these sections.

Practice makes Perfect, Master Splunk by Practice!

What you’ll learn

  • You will get an introduction to Splunk’s user interface and will be conversant with the UI post this session.
  • We cover Navigating splunk web: splunk home, splunk bar, splunk web and getting date into splunk
  • You will learn how to specify data inputs, where splunk stores data and getting tutorial data into splunk
  • You will start using splunk search, search actions and modes, search results tools, events, what are fields, extracted fields, find and select fields,run more targeted searches, use the search language and learn with search assistant.
  • Start using Splunk’s basic transforming commands and create reports, dashboards and alerts.
  • You will start using Splunk Enterprise Security
  • You can setup Splunk on your system, save and share reports and start creating alerts
  • You will understand what vulnerabilities are and will learn how to mitigate them

You will understand Splunk’s user interface -UI.

You will be able to navigate UI features on your own: Navigating Splunk web: Splunk home, Splunk bar, Splunk web, getting date into Splunk.

How to specify data inputs, where Splunk stores data, getting tutorial data into Splunk, using Splunk search, search actions, and modes, search results tools, events.

what are fields, extracted fields, find and select fields, run more targeted searches, use the search language, learn with search assistant.

You can start using the Splunk’s basic transforming commands, can create reports and dashboards, you will know how to save and share reports and also can create alerts after completing these sections.

Thus, Hands-on practical videos on Enterprise Splunk Security: ES1, ES2, ES3 & ES4 will help you master Splunk!

Let’s see some of the important question and answers for the practice for the Splunk SPLK-3001 Exam

It is also called Splunk Enterprise Security exam.

Question 1

The Add-On Builder creates Splunk Apps that start with what?

  • A. DA-
  • B. SA-
  • C. TA-
  • D. App-

Answer 1 – C

Question 2

Which of the following are examples of sources for events in the endpoint security domain dashboards?

  • A. REST API invocations.
  • B. Investigation final results status.
  • C. Workstations, notebooks, and point-of-sale systems.
  • D. Lifecycle auditing of incidents, from assignment to resolution

Answer 2 – D

Question 3

When creating custom correlation searches, what format is used to embed field values in the title, description, and drill-down fields of a notable event?

  • A. $fieldname$
  • B. ג€fieldnameג€
  • C. %fieldname%
  • D. _fieldname_

Answer 3 – C

Question 4

What feature of Enterprise Security downloads threat intelligence data from a web server?

  • A. Threat Service Manager
  • B. Threat Download Manager
  • C. Threat Intelligence Parser
  • D. Threat Intelligence Enforcement

Answer 4 – B

Question 5

The Remote Access panel within the User Activity dashboard is not populating with the most recent hour of data.
What data model should be checked for potential errors such as skipped searches?

  • A. Web
  • B. Risk
  • C. Performance
  • D. Authentication

Answer 5 – A

Question 6

In order to include an eventtype in a data model node, what is the next step after extracting the correct fields?

  • A. Save the settings.
  • B. Apply the correct tags.
  • C. Run the correct search.
  • D. Visit the CIM dashboard.

Answer 6 – C

Question 7

What role should be assigned to a security team member who will be taking ownership of notable events in the incident review dashboard?

  • A. ess_user
  • B. ess_admin
  • C. ess_analyst
  • D. ess_reviewer

Answer 7 – B

Question 8

Which column in the Asset or Identity list is combined with event security to make a notable event’s urgency?

  • A. VIP
  • B. Priority
  • C. Importance
  • D. Criticality

Answer 8 – B

Question 9

What does the risk framework add to an object (user, server or other type) to indicate increased risk?

  • A. An urgency.
  • B. A risk profile.
  • C. An aggregation.
  • D. A numeric score

Answer 9 – C

Question 10

Which indexes are searched by default for CIM data models?

  • A. notable and default
  • B. summary and notable
  • C. _internal and summary
  • D. All indexes

Answer 10 – D

Question 11

Which setting is used in indexes.conf to specify alternate locations for accelerated storage?

  • A. thawedPath
  • B. tstatsHomePath
  • C. summaryHomePath
  • D. warmToColdScript

Answer 11- B

Question 12

Which of the following is a way to test for a property normalized data model?

  • A. Use Audit -> Normalization Audit and check the Errors panel.
  • B. Run a | datamodel search, compare results to the CIM documentation for the datamodel.
  • C. Run a | loadjob search, look at tag values and compare them to known tags based on the encoding.
  • D. Run a | datamodel search and compare the results to the list of data models in the ES normalization guide.

Answer 12 – B

Question 13

Which argument to the | tstats command restricts the search to summarized data only?

  • A. summaries=t
  • B. summaries=all
  • C. summariesonly=t
  • D. summariesonly=all

Answer 13 – C

Question 14

When investigating, what is the best way to store a newly-found IOC?

  • A. Paste it into Notepad.
  • B. Click the ג€Add IOCג€ button.
  • C. Click the ג€Add Artifactג€ button.
  • D. Add it in a text note to the investigation.

Answer 14 – B

Question 15

Which of the following is a risk of using the Auto Deployment feature of Distributed Configuration Management to distribute indexes.conf?

  • A. Indexers might crash.
  • B. Indexers might be processing.
  • C. Indexers might not be reachable.
  • D. Indexers have different settings.

Answer 15 – A


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