Learn how to use log servers to collect network security data.
- As I discussed in previous videos…log servers collect log data from various sources…such as firewalls, intrusion detection systems and so on.…There's some well-known log server solutions.…Syslog-ng is one of them.…The log data in syslog-ng can in turn…be forwarded to another system like SIEM or an analyzer.…For example, IBM Security Curator…is a SIEM solution that can receive the syslog-ng messages.…
In this case,…syslog-ng serves as an intermediate log server.…After our discussion…of various network security data sources…you're now familiar with the nature of the data…being generated by them.…We're finally ready to get our hands dirty…and get into the weeds of what it takes…to actually collect log entries…from data sources such as IDS, IPS,…vulnerability management system,…application and operating system.…
Here we'll use Linux tools to demonstrate…how data collection in each data source…can be accomplished.…
- Network security concepts
- The basic functions of a firewall
- Intrusion detection and prevention systems
- Using network data to improve security
- Using log servers to collect data
- Collecting application data
- Collecting OS data
- Network forensics
- Network security visualization
Skill Level Intermediate
1. Network Security Review
2. Network Data Sources
3. Data Collection
4. Data Analytics
Network forensics2m 25s
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