Securing Cisco Networks with Open Source Snort (SSFSNORT)

 

Course Overview

Securing Cisco® Networks with Open Source Snort™ is an instructor-led course offered by Learning Services High-Touch Delivery. It is a lab-intensive course that introduces students to the open source Snort technology as well as rule writing. You will learn how to build and manage a Snort system using open source tools, plug-ins, and the Snort rule language to help manage, tune, and deliver feedback on suspicious network activity.

This course combines lecture materials and hands-on labs throughout to make sure that you are able to construct a solid, secure Snort installation and write Snort rules using proper syntax and structure.

Who Should Attend

This course is designed for technical professionals who need to know how to deploy open source intrusion detection systems (IDS) and intrusion prevention systems (IPS), as well as write Snort rules. The primary audience for this course includes:
  • Security administrators
  • Security consultants
  • Network administrators
  • System engineers
  • Technical support personnel using open source IDS and IPS
  • Channel partners and resellers

Prerequisites

  • Technical understanding of TCP/IP networking and network architecture
  • Proficiency with Linux and UNIX text editing tools (vi editor is suggested but not required)

Course Objectives

Upon completion of this course, you should be able to:
  • Understand what Snort is and its basic architectural components
  • Understand Snort’s dynamic plug-in capapbilities
  • Understand the different modes of Snort operation
  • Perform installation and configuration of the Snort system
  • Install and configure Snorby
  • Configure and tune the Snort pre-processors
  • Understand rule maintenance and techniques to keep rules current
  • Create Snort rules using both simple and advanced rule-writing techniques
  • Monitor performance of a Snort deployment

Classroom Training

Duration 4 days

Price (VAT excl.)
  • Belgium: US$ 4,000.-
  • The Netherlands: US$ 4,000.-
E-Learning Cisco Digital Learning

Duration 180 days

Price (VAT excl.)
  • Belgium: US$ 1,000.-
  • The Netherlands: US$ 1,000.-
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Schedule

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This is a FLEX course, which is delivered both virtually and in the classroom.
English
Time zone CEST
02-11-2020 ― 05-11-2020 Online Training Time zone: CET
1 hour difference
23-06-2020 ― 26-06-2020 Online Training Time zone: BST
10-08-2020 ― 13-08-2020 Online Training Time zone: BST
16-11-2020 ― 19-11-2020 Online Training This is an English language FLEX course.
Time zone: GMT
6 hours difference
14-07-2020 ― 17-07-2020 Online Training Time zone: EDT
8 hours difference
22-09-2020 ― 25-09-2020 Online Training Time zone: MDT
This is a FLEX course, which is delivered both virtually and in the classroom.
Belgium

Currently no local training dates available.  For enquiries please write to info@flane.nl.

FLEX & Online Training

Please see below our alternative, English language, FLEX course options.

16-11-2020 ― 19-11-2020 Online Training This is an English language FLEX course.   Time zone: Europe/London Enroll