In this video, the instructor goes through the process of downloading, installing and configuring Snort as a sniffer and an intrusion detection system on a Windows XP machine.
[kml_flashembed movie="http://www.youtube.com/v/nAWN989WA0A" width="425" height="350" wmode="transparent" /]
For more information about Snort, see the following tips and articles:
- How can I learn more about Snort?
Learn where to find the online resources to help you get the most out of the application.
- Network session data analysis with Snort and Argus
Learn how flow/session data can complement the alert data supplied by the Snort intrusion detection system for network session data analysis.
- How to use shared object rules in Snort
A Sourcefire security advisory has made using shared object rules in Snort easier for service providers.
- What does the future hold for Snort?
Discover how the new features of Snort 3.0 promise to deliver greater functionality to Snort users and their clients than ever before.
Finally, make sure to view this expert screencast on Snort from SearchSecurity.com contributor Tom Bowers. In a step-by-step demonstration, Tom Bowers offers a brief introduction and history of Snort, and explains what it can do for information security pros and how to use it for the first time.