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Securing Cisco Networks with Snort Rule Writing Best Practices (SSFRULES) v2.0

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Duration

3 Days

18 CPD hours

About this course

This course is for technical professionals to gain skills in writing rules for Snort-based intrusion detection systems (IDS) and intrusion prevention systems (IPS). The primary audience includes:
Security administrators
Security consultants
Network administrators
System engineers
Technical support personnel using open source IDS and IPS
Channel partners and resellers

Overview

After taking this course, you should be able to:
Describe the Snort rule development process
Describe the Snort basic rule syntax and usage
Describe how traffic is processed by Snort
Describe several advanced rule options used by Snort
Describe OpenAppID features and functionality
Describe how to monitor the performance of Snort and how to tune rules

Description

The Securing Cisco Networks with Snort Rule Writing Best Practices (SSFRules) v2.0 course shows you how to write rules for Snort, an open-source intrusion detection and prevention system. Through a combination of expert-instruction and hands-on practice, this course provides you with the knowledge and skills to develop and test custom rules, standard and advanced rules-writing techniques, how to integrate OpenAppID into rules, rules filtering, rules tuning, and more. The hands-on labs give you practice in creating and testing Snort rules.

Course Outline
  • Introduction to Snort Rule Development
  • Snort Rule Syntax and Usage
  • Traffic Flow Through Snort Rules
  • Advanced Rule Options
  • OpenAppID Detection
  • Tuning Snort
Lab outline
  • Connecting to the Lab Environment
  • Introducing Snort Rule Development
  • Basic Rule Syntax and Usage
  • Advanced Rule Options
  • OpenAppID
  • Tuning Snort
Additional course details:

Nexus Humans Securing Cisco Networks with Snort Rule Writing Best Practices (SSFRULES) v2.0 training program is a workshop that presents an invigorating mix of sessions, lessons, and masterclasses meticulously crafted to propel your learning expedition forward.

This immersive bootcamp-style experience boasts interactive lectures, hands-on labs, and collaborative hackathons, all strategically designed to fortify fundamental concepts.

Guided by seasoned coaches, each session offers priceless insights and practical skills crucial for honing your expertise. Whether you're stepping into the realm of professional skills or a seasoned professional, this comprehensive course ensures you're equipped with the knowledge and prowess necessary for success.

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Additionally, private sessions, closed classes or dedicated events are available both live online and at our training centres in Dublin and London, as well as at your offices anywhere in the UK, Ireland or across EMEA.

Training Insurance Included!

When you organise training, we understand that there is a risk that some people may fall ill, become unavailable. To mitigate the risk we include training insurance for each delegate enrolled on our public schedule, they are welcome to sit on the same Public class within 6 months at no charge, if the case arises.

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