Getting Started with Snort

by Matt Glass

In Getting Started with Snort, you will go from never before having operated Snort, to comfortably starting it from the command line and expanding its functionality through additional plugins.

What you'll learn

Detecting potential threats to an organization’s network is an important part of securing the overall system. In this course, Getting Started with Snort, you will learn foundational knowledge to operate Snort and leverage its plugins. First, you will learn how to configure and run Snort. Next, you will discover how to expand its functionality by configuring plugins. Finally, you will explore how to export alerts to external applications. When you are finished with this course, you will have the skills and knowledge of Snort needed to leverage its capabilities.

About the author

Matt Glass is a Regional Field Service Support Lead in Yokosuka, Japan, working as a government contractor. Matt has more than 13 years of IT experience in a variety of roles. Consistently finding joy in developing the skills of others and helping their careers, he joined Pluralsight in 2017 to pass on the lessons he learned. Matt is married and the father of four children.

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