Organizations that need to be PCI compliant but don't want to implement a traditional SIEM solution find the Splunk App for PCI Compliance particularly beneficial to their security efforts. It is a good fit when PCI DSS compliance needs to be viewed separately from a SIEM or when it is desirable to have a single, simple solution to track operational, security and compliance activities."The on-the-fly report creation of the Splunk App for PCI Compliance combined with real-time monitoring views support continuous compliance for PCI and reflect the vision of data-driven security," said Scott Crawford, managing research director of security and risk, Enterprise Management Associates. Customers in a wide variety of industries and organizations participated in the beta program by using the App for PCI log management, reporting and incident tracking. "Our managed service customers hold us responsible for maintaining PCI compliance," said Ryan McFadden, managed services operations specialist, Tessitura Network. "The Splunk App for PCI Compliance helps us know where we are with PCI compliance, not only at audit time, but also in real-time, at any given moment." "Beyond supporting daily log review, the Splunk App organizes the data in a way that makes PCI posture easy to understand for executives," said Jim VanLandeghem, Internet Systems Administrator, Baker College. Learn more about the Splunk App for PCI Compliance today. About Splunk Inc.Splunk Inc. (NASDAQ: SPLK) provides the engine for machine data™. Splunk® software collects, indexes and harnesses the machine-generated big data coming from the websites, applications, servers, networks and mobile devices that power business. Splunk software enables organizations to monitor, search, analyze, visualize and act on massive streams of real-time and historical machine data. More than 4,400 enterprises, universities, government agencies and service providers in over 80 countries use Splunk Enterprise to gain operational intelligence that deepens business and customer understanding, improves service and uptime, reduces cost and mitigates cyber-security risk. To learn more, please visit www.splunk.com/company. Splunk and the engine for machine data are registered trademarks or trademarks of Splunk Inc., and/or its subsidiaries and/or affiliates in the United States and/or other jurisdictions. © 2012 Splunk Inc. All rights reserved. SOURCE Splunk Inc.