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Updates to the Black Mirror – Keeping it Safe, Really

It occurred to me after reading my last post on the cautionary tales of Black Mirror, that for those of you who don’t know, there are several key things we can all do to help protect from the scourge of identity theft, social shaming, unwanted surveillance, loss of privacy, etc. 1,319 more words

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Here's Why Big Data-Cruncher Splunk Is Buying Cyber Startup Phantom for $350 Million

Splunk, a San Francisco-based firm that provides data analytics, said Monday it plans to buy the 4-year-old startup Phantom Cyber for $350 million in cash and stock. 503 more words


Splunk's data analytics gets a security boost with $350 million acquisition of Phantom Cyber

The data analytics service provider Splunk is giving itself a security upgrade with the $350 million cash and stock acquisition of the security automation technology developer, … 333 more words


Splunk Index Cluster Config

This is how to setup a Splunk cluster, search heads and replicate an index.


  • 5 x RHEL6.5 Servers
  • Splunk 7.1 Enterprise
  • 1 x master (This controls the peers)
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Splunk - Why is my Data Model not accelerated?


  • You want to enable ACCELERATION for your Data Model and nothing happens


See the error using this query

index=_internal sourcetype=scheduler <YOUR-DATAMODEL>


Free Cloud-based Log and Metrics Management Solutions

I have been looking around for a while for a cloud-based service which allows collecting logs and metrics and analysing them. I am particularly interested in a solution which can be deployed for free for smaller applications/amounts of data. 218 more words