Splunk Performance Optimization & Getting Data In from Kafka | Splunk Middle East User Group

Sep 28, 2021, 11:00 AM – 12:30 PM

Middle East Splunk User Group

Join us for an amazing session to learn tips & tricks to optimize the performance of your Splunk environment and getting data from kafka

About this event

Welcome to the Splunk Middle Usergroup October Meetup:

Session#1 - Phishing - Optimizing SOC's Mean Time to Respond(MTTR)

In this session, one of our old-time Splunkers and well known Security Leader, Raeef Bediwi delves into how to leverage Splunk, User Intelligence, Phishing Simulators and other tools to optimize SOC' MTTR especially to Phishing threats.

Speaker - Raeef Bediwi - Head of Cybersecurity - Dubai Financial Services Authority(DFSA)

Session#2 - Splunk Performance Optimization

Our very own Splunk Guru and PS consultant Muhammad Asif will delve into the lessons learnt and tips/tricks to optimize the performance of Splunk deployment. Asif works with and supports the biggest and most complex deployments in the region and is a Splunk and security ninja! 

Speaker - Muhammad Asif - Staff Professional Services Consultant - Splunk

Session#3 - Using Splunk Connect for Kafka for Getting Data In

Join Mehdi(our very own Splunk Ninja) to get insights into how to leverage Splunk Kafka connect to retrieve syslog messages directly from the Kafka bus in an efficient way. 

Speaker - Mehdi Benali - Sales Engineering - Splunk 


  • Raeef Bediwi


    Head of Cybersecurity

  • Muhammad Asif


    Professional Services Consultant

  • Mehdi Benali


    Senior Sales Engineering


  • Saurabh Gupta

    DXC Technology

    Partner Lead

  • Oliver Hoppe

    LC Systems GmbH

    Leader, Middle East Splunk User Group

  • Mehdi Benali

    Middle East Splunk User Group Leader

  • Gleb Sergeev

    Middle East User Group Leader

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