Learning Path

Advanced Splunk Core

    Syllabus

  • Explain the purpose and use of macros, data models and pivot tables Course — 01:18:45
    • Explore macros, data models and pivot tables and their use.

  • How to create searches, reports and alerts using time fields, indexes and commands Course — 01:35:07
    • Understand searches in Splunk.

  • Understand Splunk components and their functions Course — 00:18:40
    • An introduction to the basics of Splunk.

  • Advanced Splunk core conclusion and project Course — 00:41:03
    • Review the subjects covered in this course. Then test and assess your abilities and knowledge from the Advanced Splunk course.

  • Normalize and enrich your data using knowledge objects such as field extractions, lookups and tags Course — 00:48:24
    • Get to grips with Splunk knowledge objects.

  • Understand how to add data to the platform Course — 00:50:13
    • Understand the options for getting data into the Splunk platform.

  • Advanced Splunk Core Skill Assessment Assessment — 00:18:00

Syllabus

What you will learn

You will learn how to use Splunk as a real-time monitoring console to identify, analyze and report data across your organization.

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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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How to claim CPEs

Should you complete this learning path, you’ll be able to download a certificate of completion. Use this to claim your CPEs or CPUs.

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