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what is summary indexing

What is Summary Indexing?

Summary indexing is a process that allows you to search large datasets more efficiently by creating smaller, customized summaries of those datasets to search instead.   Because these new summary indexes have significantly fewer events for your Splunk software to search through, searches run against them complete much faster.  In this article, we’ll breakdown everything you […]

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The Economic Impact of Data Innovation 2023 Splunk Report

The Economic Impact of Data Innovation 2023: 7 Ways Advanced Data Practices Drive Success

Does an investment in data innovation drive real, monetary results?  That was the question driving Splunk’s latest research endeavor, The Economic Impact of Data Innovation 2023.  By surveying over 2,000 organizations worldwide, researchers discovered that mature data practices allow organizations to increase profits by nearly 10%, get a leg up on competition, and drive significant […]

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the dangers of your unpatched systems

The Dangers of Your Unpatched Systems

With organizations today focusing their security efforts on ransomware detection, phishing prevention, and command and control monitoring, many tend to overlook one of the simplest, non-human security weaknesses: Unpatched systems. While exploits to vulnerabilities on unpatched systems don’t cause as many breaches as phishing or social engineering do, they still cause nearly 10% (Verizon Breach […]