Advanced Splunk core conclusion and project

Review the subjects covered in this course. Then test and assess your abilities and knowledge from the Advanced Splunk course.

Course description

View an overview of Splunk terms and the actions it performs on data. Review the different features and components of Splunk and how they work together to help you tell a story about your data. Then complete a objective-based assessment to validate your skills as a Splunk data analyst. The assessment will have seven challenge questions designed to test your knowledge of data analysis, using the Splunk platform.


Advanced Splunk Core project challenges

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Web server access log

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Apache web server codes

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Advanced Splunk core project walkthrough, challenges 1 thru 3

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Advanced Splunk core project walkthrough, challenges 4 thru 7

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Quick reference guide

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Advanced Splunk core conclusion

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Theory: An overview of the information presented in this course.

Advanced Splunk Core project solutions


Challenge 1: Upload data

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Assess your ability to upload data.

Challenge 2: Enrich data

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Assess your ability to enrich data.

Challenge 3: Search and analyze data

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Assess your ability to search and analyze data.

Challenge 4: Create a map visualization

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Assess your ability to create visualizations.

Challenge 5: Create a dashboard for tracking data

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Assess your ability to create a dashboard.

Challenge 6: Add a panel to a dashboard

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Assess your ability to create a panel and edit an existing dashboard.

Challenge 7: Create a scheduled report

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Assess your ability to create an alert.

Meet the author

Ms. Gina Napier is a cybersecurity professional who specializes in the development of security solutions to remediate vulnerabilities in IT environments. She has spent over 13 years supporting multiple DoD branches including the Army, Air Force, Navy, and Marine Corps and has played a key role in the continued development of numerous cybersecurity programs.

As the first recipient of Microsoft’s Salute to our Troops Award, Gina has shown an ongoing contribution to the IT field by encouraging shared responsibility for cybersecurity efforts across the nation. She is passionate about encouraging ethics and thoughtful analysis regarding cyberattacks in the IT industry.

Gina currently holds a master’s degree in Cybersecurity as well as over 12 IT certifications, including the CISSP, CISA, AWS: Solutions Architect and Azure Administrator Associate. Currently, she is serving as a Sr. Information Security Analyst at General Dynamics and is the founder of the tech startup Switch Code. Her favorite quote is, “Find what you love to do and do it with all your heart!”

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