Analyzing Log Data Course

This course teaches how to analyze a wide array of log data by using common Windows- and Linux-based security tools and incorporate a SIEM system into the analysis process.

30 minutes

Course description

Now that you've collected security intelligence from a wide variety of log-based sources, you can begin to dissect those logs to reveal key information about potential threats and vulnerabilities. Log analysis is a powerful process that can turn your security intelligence into actionable data.


Parsing Log Data with Regular Expressions

Video - 00:13:00

Regular expressions is a way to more effectively parse and analyze logs. This video shows how that is done.
Use SIEM Tools for Analysis

Video - 00:07:00

This video shows the importance and value of a comprehensive log analysis platform, such as an SIEM.
Use Common Tools to Analyze Logs

Video - 00:11:00

This video looks at common log analysis tools and the use of SYSLOG to normalize log data into a common format.

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