Securing Cisco Networks with Open Source Snort (SSFSNORT) – eLearning

Course Overview

The Securing Cisco Networks with Open Source Snort (SSFSNORT) v3.0 course 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, define rules to configure and improve the Snort environment, and more.

180 days
  • After taking this course, you should be able to:

    • Define the use and placement of IDS/IPS components
    • Identify Snort features and requirements
    • Compile and install Snort
    • Define and use different modes of Snort
    • Install and utilize Snort supporting software
  • To fully benefit from this course, you should have the following knowledge and skills:

    • Technical understanding of TCP/IP networking and network architecture
    • Basic familiarity with firewall and IPS concepts

    This is the recommended Cisco course that may help you meet these prerequisites:

    • Implementing and Administering Cisco Solutions (CCNA)
    • Security administrators
    • Security consultants
    • Network administrators
    • System engineers
    • Technical support personnel
    • Channel partners and resellers