Snort Installation, Configuration & Basic Usage - Snort Installation Configuration and Basic Usage Ed Mendez Director Instructional Design

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Snort® Installation, Configuration and Basic Usage Ed Mendez Director, Instructional Design & Development
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2 Overview: Planning a deployment Preparing the installation platform Software requirements Performing the installation Basic Snort operations Tuning strategies Q&A
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3 Planning A Deployment Inline vs. Passive How will your sensor fit into your existing architecture? Switch span ports Taps Visibility to the assets you wish to protect Stand-alone sensors vs. distributed architectures Visibility between the devices you need to communicate with Access controls
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4 Preparing The Installation Platform Hardware Considerations Memory vs. CPU Interfaces Inline Passive Other hardware considerations Disks Motherboard bus architecture OS choice & preparation Harden the platform
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5 Software Requirements Software Install from source or … Install from pre-built binary package (RPM, Debian, etc.) For packages, use a package management tool like Yum or apt-get Database, Web Server & PHP The most popular choices are MySQL and Apache Include the mysql, mysql-devel and mysql-server packages for your installation For PHP, also include the php, php-gd, php-mysql, php-devel & php-pear packages
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6 Software Requirements Snort requisite software: Snort engine – preferably, the most current release Snort rules – register or subscribe Libpcap PCRE Libnet-1.0.2.a Unified output processing tool (Barnyard) Other tools: BASE ADODB
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  • Spring '16
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  • Information Security, configuration file, snort, Configuration files, INI file, basic snort operations

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