Cisco® Securing Cisco Networks with Snort Rule Writing Best Practices (SSFRULES)

The Securing Cisco Networks with Snort Rule Writing Best Practices (SSFRULES) version 2.0 Cisco® Training on Demand course provides you with technical training in the concepts of Snort® rule development and the Snort rule language. You also learn about standard and advanced rule options, OpenAppID, and how to tune Snort rules.

Cisco® Securing Cisco Networks with Snort Rule Writing Best Practices (SSFRULES)

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Learning Objectives

After completing this course, you should be able to:

  • Describe the Snort rule development process
  • Explain how traffic is processed by Snort
  • Implement and configure advanced rule options used by Snort
  • Understand OpenAppID features and functionality
  • Monitor the performance of Snort and tune rules effectively

     

    Course Details

    Course Outline

    1 - Course Outline
  • Introduction to Snort Rule Development
  • Snort Rule Syntax and Usage
  • Traffic Flow Through Snort Rules
  • Advanced Rule Options
  • OpenAppID Detection
  • Tuning Snort
  • Actual course outline may vary depending on offering center. Contact your sales representative for more information.

    Who is it For?

    Target Audience

    This course is designed for technical professionals who need to write rules for use with Snort-based intrusion detection systems (IDS) and intrusion prevention systems (IPS). The primary audience for this course is security administrators, security consultants, network administrators, systems engineers, and technical support personnel using open-source IDS and IPS.

    Other Prerequisites

    The knowledge and skills necessary before attending this course is:

    Basic understanding of networking and network protocols

    Basic knowledge of command-line and text-editing utilities commonly found in Linux

    Basic knowledge of network security concepts

    Basic knowledge of a Snort-based IDS/IPS system

    Cisco® Securing Cisco Networks with Snort Rule Writing Best Practices (SSFRULES)

    Call | This course is CLC-Eligible
    Course Length : 3 Days

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