Nov 15 / 2018
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Posted by: Katy Micallef

Kyte workshop shares secrets of SOC tool

In partnership with UnderDefense, Kyte held a practical workshop on 30th October 2018 as part of the Malta Blockchain Summit Week.

This workshop was developed for IT managers, Security specialists, and Developers from the gaming sector, financial institutions, payment services, telco operators and companies involved in the blockchain and crypto currency sector. Kyte invited companies to learn concepts of Incident Response using the power of Splunk as a log management tool and all its features for breach reduction. Guests had the opportunity to discuss some of advanced features of Splunk that can be used to implement a Security Operation Center (SOC).

Attendees were given a practical assignment of their own organisation discovering malicious activity on a sandbox environment. All attendees could get their hands dirty and explore the features on a Splunk environment.

malta blockchain summit Kyte workshop shares secrets of SOC tool
Kyte workshop shares secrets of SOC tool.

One of the participants, Adrien Lafevre, Chief Risk and Compliance Officer at the Multi Group, commented “It is a very powerful analytics tool if you have a large amount of data to analyse. Splunk provides accurate and real-time analysis of data through its dashboard. But even if you not quite a technical person but are willing to learn Splunk before using it, I will happily recommend it for your organisation. Thanks to the workshop, many technical details became easier and clearer to every participant. Especially, I would like to thank Nazar and Danial for the practical way that we received some very useful tips about the daily life of a CyberSecurity Analyst. I think Splunk makes a lot of sense for a company that is looking for a powerful log management tool. Splunk does an excellent job of letting you log various parameters across your environment and easily search and query for the said events. In addition, Splunk is great for a 24/7 monitoring operations tool that can be set up to send alerts for production support and can be deployed as an outsourced solution / managed service, if required”.

Trevor Axiak, Director and co-Founder of Kyte, added “We were pleased to see  so many high-level specialists from leading telecom companies, igaming and banking organisations  among our guests. I hope that our event was helpful, informative and enjoyable for everyone. Kyte is planning to organize more similar workshops in the future and we will be delighted to host you again.”

The presenters from UnderDefense are cybersecurity professionals with years of experience in both offensive and defensive security. They are outstanding ethical hackers and proud winners of SecOps Europe Competition 2018 for Incident Detection and Response professionals.

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