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Here’s How to Get a Handle on Noise and Alert Fatigue

Editor’s Note: This article is co-authored by Barry Duncan, Team Lead, Professional Services Observability; and Chase Yates, Practice Manager, Security. A common problem technology teams face is the high volume of noise in their environments and the resulting alert fatigue.  Items clamoring for an analyst’s attention can include:  Threats  Anomalies  Incidents  Notable Events  According to […]

Blog Cybersecurity Fraud Detection
Phantom employees don't work for your company but they collect paychecks.

Identifying and Preventing Payroll Fraud: Phantom Employees

SP6 “What You Need to Know” Series (Article 2 of 3)  No business is immune to payroll fraud. It costs U.S. companies millions of dollars each year.  Despite its prevalence, many organizations have no idea they’re victims of this type of theft. That’s because it can be extremely difficult to detect. Consider these facts: According to the 2020 Report to the Nations released by the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE), organizations […]

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Splunk Cloud Responsibilities: What Do I Manage and What Does Splunk Manage?

Are you considering Splunk’s cloud-based software-as-a-service (SaaS) solution? If so, you’re in good company. Splunk Cloud is an increasingly popular alternative to deploying Splunk on-premises, or in your own cloud environment. This is because Splunk Cloud: Removes the necessity of buying and managing the Splunk infrastructure. Eliminates a significant portion of the administrative overhead tied […]