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Elastic Stack: Getting Started

by Aaron Rosenmund

This is an introductory course on the Elastic Stack and the basics for how to use it for security operations. This course will teach you the fundamentals of Elasticsearch and Kibana.

What you'll learn

So you are considering using the Elastic Stack for security operations, to collect logs, or general observability? In this course, Elastic Stack: Getting Started, you’ll learn everything you need to begin down the Elastic Stack path. First, you’ll explore the Elasticsearch database and what power it brings to search. Next, you’ll discover how to setup and ingest data into your stack. Finally, you’ll learn how to analyze your data in the most effective format to return fast and relevant results. When you’re finished with this course, you’ll have the skills and knowledge of the Elastic Stack needed to administer the tools and begin searching for data in your own environment.

About the author

Aaron M. Rosenmund is a cyber security operations subject matter expert, with a background in federal and business defensive and offensive cyber operations and system automation. Leveraging his administration and automation experience, Aaron actively contributes to multiple open and closed source security operation platform projects and continues to create tools and content to benefit the community. As an educator & cyber security researcher at Pluralsight, he is focused on advancing cyber secur... more

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