Analyzing Log Data

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.

3 videos  //  30 minutes of training

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.

Course syllabus

Use Common Tools to Analyze LogsDuration: 10:34

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

Use SIEM Tools for AnalysisDuration: 6:33

This video shows the importance and value of a comprehensive log analysis platform, such as an SIEM.

Parsing Log Data with Regular ExpressionsDuration: 13:13

Regular expressions is a way to more effectively parse and analyze logs. This video shows how that is done.

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