Government Security News 2013 Homeland Security Awards Recognize
Critical Impact of Machine Data on Security Posture for Public Sector
SAN FRANCISCO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--
Inc. (NASDAQ:SPLK), provider of the leading software platform for
real-time operational intelligence, today announced that Splunk®
Enterprise has been named the Best Big Data Analytics Solution in the GSN:
Government Security News 2013 Homeland Security Awards.
“Splunk is honored to be recognized by GSN as the leading big data
analytics solution, and we share the honor with all those who use Splunk
software in mission-critical Homeland Security projects,” said Bill
Cull, vice president of public sector, Splunk. “Modern security is far
from simple because all data is relevant to security investigations. As
a big data security intelligence platform, Splunk software enables
customers to collect, search, visualize and analyze massive streams of
machine data so that they can identify and act on threats in real time.”
“The director of the FBI recently noted that cybersecurity is one of the
largest and most dangerous threats public sector organizations will face
in the near term,” said Chuck Brooks, vice president and client
executive for Department of Homeland Security (DHS), Xerox. “It is great
to see that entries for the GSN awards, like Splunk Enterprise and the
Splunk App for Enterprise Security, are at the cutting edge of
cybersecurity solutions across the threat spectrum.”
The award winners were selected by a panel of judges that included
Brooks; Scott Greiper, president, Secure Strategy Group; Paul
Goldenberg, CEO, Cardinal Point Strategies and member of the Homeland
Security Advisory Council (HSAC); and Matt Johnson, cybersecurity expert
and veteran of the Department of Defense Intelligence Community.
GSN specializes in news, analysis, interviews, new products and
technologies in all aspects of homeland security, from access control
and airport security to biometrics, border protection, disaster
recovery, emergency preparedness, IT security, maritime and port
security, rail security, security services, state and local governments
and urban security.
Learn more about Splunk
Enterprise and the Splunk
App for Enterprise Security on the Splunk website. Learn more about
2013 Homeland Security Awards on the GSN website.
About Splunk Inc.
Splunk Inc. (NASDAQ: SPLK) provides the leading software platform for
real-time Operational Intelligence. Splunk® software and cloud services
enable organizations to search, monitor, analyze and visualize
machine-generated big data coming from websites, applications, servers,
networks, sensors and mobile devices. More than 6,400 enterprises,
government agencies, universities and service providers in over 90
countries use Splunk software to deepen business and customer
understanding, mitigate cybersecurity risk, prevent fraud, improve
service performance and reduce cost. Splunk products include Splunk®
Enterprise, Splunk Cloud™, Splunk Storm®, Hunk™: Splunk Analytics for
Hadoop and premium Splunk Apps. To learn more, please visit http://www.splunk.com/company.
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