Splunk Elevates Information Security Management through ISO 270001 certification

By CIOReview | Thursday, January 28, 2016
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FREMONT, CA: Splunk, a provider of software platform for real-time Operational Intelligence has achieved the International organization for standardization’s information security standard 27001 (ISO 27001) certification for Splunk Cloud. The certificate outlines requirements for information security management system (ISMS) to protect and secure organizationals data. The certification enables third party validation of the security practices and procedures of Splunk Cloud and is attested by Splunk Cloud’s SOC2 Type 2.

Splunk’s cloud solution enhances visibility into applications and infrastructure across the cloud. It also leverages cloud with security, visibility and assurance by deploying software-as-a-service (SaaS) and software options, as well as apps and integration for native cloud data. Clients are also provided with the Splunk Cloud alongside Splunk Enterprises for a single, centralized view across their machine data.

Splunk Enterprise Security is a security solution that provides insight into machine data, generated from security technologies such as network, endpoint, access, malware, vulnerability and identity information. In addition, it simplifies threat management by enabling security teams to quickly detect and respond to the internal and external attacks. Splunk Enterprise streamlines all aspects of security operations and facilitates suitable organization of all sizes and expertise.

“From day one, Splunk Cloud has given us actionable, data-driven intelligence, and Splunk’s cloud-first release process ensures we always have the leading-edge cloud-based SIEM solution,” said George Do, CISO, Equinix. “With Splunk Enterprise Security in the cloud, we are getting comprehensive SIEM functionality, the economics and simplicity of software as a service, and outstanding availability and security. As a result, we are able to reduce roughly 20 billion raw events into about 20 actionable alerts per month and investigate security incidents 30 percent faster – all while realizing a 50 percent TCO savings compared to legacy SIEM solutions.”

The innovations of Splunk Cloud include, Splunk IT Service Intelligence provides new levels of visibility into the health and key performance indicators of IT services. Splunk light automates log search and analysis and Splunk App for AWS delivers comprehensive security and operational insights as well as topology news into AWS environments and Splunk App for ServiceNow Spawned for instant insight to incident, change and event management processes in ServiceNow instances.