May 5, 2015


Please join us at SplunkLive! Houston - and learn how more than 9,000 enterprises, government agencies, universities and service providers in over 100 countries use Splunk® software to deepen business and customer understanding, mitigate cybersecurity risk, prevent fraud, improve service performance and reduce cost.


Is your mind already churning with ways Splunk can help you to address challenges in your environment? Our customers share their stories to provide further inspiration.

Senior Manager Internet of Things and Industrial Data
Enterprise Manager of Support Services
Academy Sports and Outdoors
Supervisor, SCADA Infrastructure and Cyber Security
Enterprise Products Partners


  • 8:00am – Registration
  • 9:00am – Welcome, Agenda, Overview
  • 12:00pm – Lunch
  • 1:15pm – Breakout Sessions 1-3
  • Getting Started with Splunk Enterprise
    New to Splunk? This session is for you! You'll learn about searching, alerting, reporting, dashboards, deployment and integration.
  • Building an Analytics-Enabled SOC with Splunk
    Learn best practices for deploying an analytics-enabled SOC with a Splunk security expert. Whether you are interested in building a SOC, enhancing an existing SOC, or building out a security practice, this session will explain the people, processes, and technology required. The discussion will also cover how Splunk can complement a SIEM that may already be in place in the SOC.
  • New Splunk Management Solutions Update: Splunk MINT and Splunk App for Stream
    Join us to learn what is new in Splunk App for Stream and how it can help you utilize wire/network data analytics to proactively resolve applications and IT operational issues and to efficiently analyze security threats in real-time, across your cloud and on-premises infrastructures. Additionally, you will learn about Splunk MINT, which allows you to gain operational intelligence on the availability, performance, and usage of your mobile apps. You’ll learn how to instrument your mobile apps for operational insight, and how you can build the dashboards, alerts, and searches you need to gain real-time insight on your mobile apps.
  • 2:30pm – Breakout Sessions 4-6
  • Splunk for Industrial Data and the Internet of Things
    Splunk software provides a scalable and versatile platform for machine data generated by all of the devices, control systems, sensors, SCADA, networks, applications and end users connected by today's networks. In this session we will discuss and demo how you can use Splunk software to gain insights into machine data generated by devices and control systems. We’ll cover common themes in use cases, and show you how to access the free apps and add-ons that simplify the connection and collection of data from both industrial systems and the Internet of Things. In addition we will introduce you to Splunk’s growing ecosystem of IoT and Industrial focused technology partners.
  • Splunk for Security Workshop
    Learn from a Splunk security expert how to use Splunk Enterprise in a live, hands-on incident investigation session. We'll use Splunk to disrupt an adversary's Kill Chain by finding the Actions on Intent, Exploitation Methods, and Reconnaissance Tactics used against a simulated organization. Data investigated will include threat list intelligence feeds, endpoint activity logs, e-mail logs, and web access logs. This session is a must for all security experts! Please bring your laptop as this is a hands-on session.
  • Detection and Response with Splunk+FireEye
    Thousands of Security Operations Teams (SOCs) and Computer Incident Response Teams (CIRTs) use Splunk and FireEye. But many of them don't know that the combination can be greater than the sum of the parts. This session will cover FireEye's approach to information security, show how the FireEye App for Splunk can bring FireEye data and alerts into Splunk for enterprise-wide analytics, and explain how FireEye's TAP Detect offering can integrate FireEye's industry-leading threat intelligence with your Splunk instance for supercharged threat detection.
  • 3:30pm – Happy Hour Sponsored by Blue Coat, Digital Guardian, Exabeam, FireEye, Nimble Storage, Seculert, Sirius, and Ziften

Event Details


Tuesday, May 5, 2015
From 8:00am to 4:30pm


The Westin Galleria Houston
5060 West Alabama
Houston, Texas 77056

T: +1(713) 960-8100
Hotel Website


SplunkLive! Houston is sponsored by Amazon Web Services, Bluecoat, Digital Guardian, Exabeam, FireEye, Nimble Storage, Palo Alto Networks, Seculert, Sirius, Ziften.


  • Do I need to pay to attend? No, SplunkLive! is free to all. Join us in the morning to learn how other Splunk Customers are using Splunk then stay for detailed workshops in the afternoon.
  • Should I bring my laptop? Yes! Make sure to download Splunk first: http://www.splunk.com/download
  • Will there be wireless internet? Yes! There will be an announcement at the beginning of the day covering network and passwords.
  • What time should I show up? We start promptly at 9:00am - make sure to arrive by 8:30am to snag a good seat!
  • Is there a dress code? Dress code is business casual. If you want show your Splunk pride by wearing your favorite Splunk t-shirt—that's also welcome!
  • Will parking be included? Unfortunately Splunk doesn't cover parking expenses but we'll include lunch and a collector's t-shirt!