Splunk® Security Essentials

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What's new in Splunk Security Essentials

This release of Splunk Security Essentials includes the following enhancements.

What's new in 3.4.0

This release of Splunk Security Essentials includes the following enhancements:

New Feature or Enhancement Description
MITRE ATT&CK Framework dashboard enhancements
  • You can group the MITRE ATT&CK threat group filter by industry and you can now filter based on techniques that have three or more threat groups associated with them, techniques with content, bookmarked content, or threat group selection.
  • Numbers are shown by certain techniques to indicate how many threat groups are associated with each technique.
  • You can bookmark your filters to come back to later, and filter based on your bookmarks.
  • You can filter by index and sourcetype on the Chart View, Radar View, Sankey View and Security Journey View.

See The MITRE ATT&CK Framework Dashboard in the Use Splunk Security Essentials manual.

Custom content cards are automatically created The correlation searches in your environment are now automatically imported into Splunk Security Essentials as custom content. This means you will see your content on the MITRE ATT&CK Matrix in the Analytic Advisor with minimum input. See Track active content in Splunk Security Essentials using content introspection in the Use Splunk Security Essentials manual.
Correlation searches mapped to custom content in Splunk Security Essentials update automatically Every five minutes, Splunk Security Essentials checks for changes to the description, search string, or annotations in Splunk Enterprise Security and automatically makes those updates in Splunk Security Essentials.
New default products are detected when you run Data Inventory There is now better support for Salesforce, Zscaler, Orca, Dtex, Zeek, various Azure, Google, and AWS data sources, and many databases.
Set Up menu Use the new Set Up menu to review and complete the steps needed to set up Splunk Security Essentials. See Configure Splunk Security Essentials in the Use Splunk Security Essentials manual.
Recommended add-ons On the Security Content page, add-ons that you need to configure to make a detection work are now recommended and linked to from the detection.
Last modified on 11 October, 2021
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This documentation applies to the following versions of Splunk® Security Essentials: 3.4.0


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