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Farsight Security Announces Mega Sponsorship of Splunk .conf2016

Learn how Farsight DNSDB App for Splunk Helps Cybersecurity Analysts, Incident Response and Hunt Teams Advance Investigations

San Mateo, California – WEBWIRE

Farsight Security, Inc., provider of the world’s largest real-time DNS threat intelligence, today announced the company is a Mega-level Sponsor of .conf2016: The 7th Annual Splunk Conference. At the event, Farsight will demonstrate the Farsight DNSDB App for Splunk, which enables users of Splunk® Enterprise to easily add contextual real-time and historical DNS data from Farsight DNSDB to event data to gain broad analysis and investigative capabilities. Farsight Security will be exhibiting at booth M10.

With more than 200,000 observations per second and over 13 billion domains and hostnames collected since 2010, the Farsight DNSDB is one of the most comprehensive historical database of passive DNS data that shows how IPs, domains, and Internet infrastructure are interconnected, evolving and have evolved.  With Farsight DNSDB App For Splunk, users can track suspicious domain names and Internet Protocol addresses (IPs) to expose associations between bad actors, domains and IPs. For example, users can enhance existing workflows to auto generate a query and populate contextual information for all IP addresses and domain names that all of their hosts have visited.

“Every day Passive DNS reveals new information or provides critical context for existing threat data that advances incident response investigations. It is a proven – and indispensable – tool in a security professional’s arsenal. Since we debuted Farsight DNSDB App for Splunk, we have received strong interest from the Splunk user community. At .conf2016, Farsight will provide attendees with the latest information about how DNSDB benefits their specific organizations,” said Ben April, Director of Engineering for Farsight Security, Inc.       

.conf2016 will feature more than 175 technical sessions, including more than 80 customer presentations, and is expected to attract IT, security and business professionals who know the value of their data. The conference will be held September 26 – 29, at The Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Resorts, Orlando, FL, with three days of optional education classes through Splunk University, September 24 – 26, 2016.

.conf2016 attendees will learn how to gain Operational Intelligence from machine-generated data by improving customer experience and service delivery, enhancing IT performance, shipping better code faster, providing timely business insights or reaching new levels of security in their organization.
About Farsight Security, Inc.
Farsight Security, Inc. provides the world’s largest real-time threat intelligence on changes to the Internet. Leveraging proprietary technology with over 200,000 observations/second, Farsight provides the Internet’s view of an organization and how it is changing purposely, inadvertently or maliciously. For more information on Farsight Security, Inc., please visit

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