Securing Cisco Networks with Open Source Snort® v3.0 E-Learning (CPLL-SSFSNORT)

Securing Cisco Networks with Open Source Snort® v3.0

This self-paced course, Securing Cisco Networks with Open Source Snort® v3.0, shows you how to deploy Snort® in small to enterprise-scale implementations. You will learn how to install, configure, and operate Snort in Intrusion Detection System (IDS) and Intrusion Prevention System (IPS) modes. You’ll practice installing and configuring Snort, utilize additional software tools and define rules to configure and improve the Snort environment, and more.

The course qualifies for 32 Cisco Continuing Education credits (CE) towards recertification. 

This lab-intensive course introduces you to the open source Snort® technology, as well as rule writing. Among other powerful features, you become familiar with:

  • How to build and manage a Snort® system
  • How to update rules
  • Snort® rules language
  • The capabilities of Snort® when deployed passively and inline

The course begins by introducing the Snort® technology and progresses through the installation and operation of Snort®. You will discover the various output types that Snort® provides and learn about automated rule management including how to deploy and configure Pulled Pork, inline operations, and how to create custom Snort® rules, including advanced rule-writing techniques and OpenAppID.

This course will help you:

  • Learning how to implement Snort, an open-source, rule-based, intrusion detection and prevention system
  • Gain leading-edge skills for high-demand responsibilities focused on security

This new Cisco self-paced course is designed to be as effective as classroom training. Course content is presented in easily-consumable segments via both Instructor Video and text. Interactivity is enabled through Discovery Labs, content review questions, and graded Challenge labs and tests. This makes the learning experience hands-on, increasing course effectiveness, and provides students direct feedback on how well they have mastered the material. And gamification features are built in, including earning badges and a leaderboard, to encourage better performance.

Securing Cisco Networks with Open Source Snort® v3.0 E-Learning
Duration: 6 months
Level: Beginner