Splunk named No. 1 in Gartner Magic Quadrant for the 7th consecutive time in 2020
The Data to Everything Platform provider, Splunk Inc. (NASDAQ: SPLK), recently announced on February 24, 2020, at San Francisco that Splunk has again lead the Gartner Magic Quadrant for Security and Event Management and this happened continuously for the 7th time in a sequence.
During this, Splunk also becomes recognized to give the best for the overall role that made it win back to back. The report says that Gartner sums up Splunk’s Data-to-Everything™ platform security offerings, including Splunk User Behavior Analytics (UBA), Splunk Enterprise Security (ES), Splunk® Enterprise, and Splunk Phantom®.
For Security Information and Event Management (SIEM), as a consecutive winner again the seventh time, Splunk also came into limelight with a “Leader” tag in Gartner’s 2020 MQ (Magic Quadrant). According to some sources, Splunk was acknowledged for the utmost in general “Ability to Execute.”
Thousands of companies globally use Splunk for safety control, automated threat detection, incident response, incident investigation and forensics, SOC automation, and a wide range of operations use cases and security analytics.
As per the 2020 report by Gartner, “The security information and event management (SIEM) market are defined by the need of customers that help in real-time to evaluate security event data, which also helps evenly for attacks and breaches detection.”
Again this year, Splunk carries on to shape its security offerings by introducing advanced, real-time scrutinizing via Sequencing of ES Event and is now more proficient at putting security automation into practice with threat intelligence.
Worldwide organizations, driven by the explosion of emerging technologies and developments, are experiencing a period of immense change. Also, this change is producing more data than ever before that consequently creating broader attack surfaces as well as giving rise to safety risks for organizations.
Therefore, Splunk solutions for security operations are specifically designed to release the data trapped value and expand the operations of a security analyst. In the mainstream, for doing this, the major Splunk applications include:
- Splunk Enterprise Security (ES) 6.1: A flagship security package from Splunk provides an analytical-driven SIEM to deal with one of the most pressing data-powered security issues.
Splunk ES consumers obtain a close-up analysis of their safety situation by gaining powerful insights that identify incidents and helps to take quick actions on the results. Splunk ES addresses a broad range of problems, from network monitoring, automated danger and identification, and response to incidents.
- Splunk Phantom 4.8: The increased number of cyber-attacks continually stresses SOCs, which put challenges next to security teams and analysts.
Splunk Phantom is built to optimize security operations teams and empower the SOC to streamline the detection of threats and instantly respond to them that they can concentrate on the mission and some of the most fundamental operations that affect their business.
Phantom significantly improved case-management, engagement, reporting, and enabled analysts to work more professionally and respond faster.
- Splunk User Behavior Analytics (UBA) 5.0: The rise of insider threats day by day is exceeding. Simultaneously, significant companies have started to concentrate on some tools like Splunk UBA that have been helping them to find out the anonymous threats and abnormal user behavior all across applications and devices.
Splunk UBA advances Splunk analytics-driven SIEM and enabled by machine learning (ML), offering durable customization with context-magnifying correlations and intense investigation potential. In the mainstream use cases for Splunk, UBA consist of data exfiltration, compromised user accounts, account wrong use, etc.
- Splunk Mission Control (BETA): It is an integrated experience that optimizes and modernizes operations for security. Also, it enables security teams to handle events from corner to corner of their entire framework from an ordinary work surface.
SaaS (a cloud-based software-as-a-service) enables security teams to identify, hunt, manage, investigate, remediate and enclose threats and other cyber challenges with high-priority, delivering customers with effectiveness and better-quality analyst experience.
Moreover, this year too, Splunk also included models that come in flexible new pricing, letting more customers turn data into doing. No doubt that Splunk cybersecurity is serving its partners or users with high intellectuality that again made it the no.1.