The Securing Cisco Networks with Open-Source Snort (SSFSNORT) v2.1 course shows you how to deploy a network intrusion detection system based on Snort. You’ll learn how to install, configure, operate, and manage a Snort system, rules writing with an overview of basic options, advanced rules writing, how to configure Pulled Pork, and how to use OpenAppID to provide protection of your network from malware. You will learn techniques of tuning and performance monitoring, traffic flow through Snort rules, and more


* Actual course outline may vary depending on offering center. Contact your sales representative for more information.

Learning Objectives

After completing this course, you should be able to:
- Describe Snort technology and identify the resources that are available for maintaining a Snort deployment
- Install Snort on a Linux-based operating system
- Describe the Snort operation modes and their command-line options
- Describe the Snort intrusion detection output options
- Download and deploy a new rule set to Snort
- Describe and configure the snort.conf file
- Configure Snort for inline operation and configure the inline-only features
- Describe the Snort basic rule syntax and usage
- Describe how the Snort engine processes traffic
- Describe several advanced rule options used by Snort
- Describe OpenAppID features and functionality
- Describe how to monitor Snort performance and how to tune rules

Course Info

Not Your Location? Change

Cost: $ 1,000

Length: 4.0 days (32 hours)


Select schedule

Book Self Paced On Demand