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Getting Started with Zeek

by Joe Abraham

Zeek is a great open-source tool that allows you to monitor your network and analyze events within it. This course will teach you about this tool, and how to configure and use it within your network to suit your needs.

What you'll learn

Zeek is an event-based network monitoring and analysis tool used by many organizations. It enables users to see the traffic going through our networks and respond to it in different ways. Learning how to configure, use, and customize this tool will help you manage your network effectively. In this course, Getting Started with Zeek, you will learn all about this tool and how it functions, as well as how to use it. First, you will learn about the tool, it's purpose, and functionality. Next, you will learn about the pieces of the tool and how they interact with each other. Finally, you will explore the language Zeek uses and how you can use it to help your environment. When you're finished with this course, you will have a full understanding of the the tool and be able to use it effectively in your own network.

About the author

Joe Abraham, CCIE #62417, is a Security Technical Solutions Architect working in the public sector space, assisting customers develop and implement functional and secure network architectures. He graduated from Excelsior College with an M.S. in Cybersecurity and a B.S. in Information Technology (Network Management). He currently holds many IT certifications to include CCIE, CISSP, GSEC, and CCNP Security. He is also a member of the GIAC Advisory Board. Joe is a mentor to IT professionals and a b... more

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