IDS/IPS on Linux

Setting up host IDS and IPS on Linux.

4 videos  //  30 minutes of training

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Course description

How do you know when changes are made to your Linux server? Learn about how Host Intrusion Detection Systems can alert you when critical changes are made to your systems. We will also cover how to stop brute-force attacks on applications running on your Linux systems by using the IPS Fail2Ban.

Course syllabus

Host IDS with OSSECDuration: 6:20

An introduction to OSSEC Host IDS.

Demo of OSSECDuration: 8:16

Showing how to configure and use OSSEC IDS on Linux.

Host IPS with Fail2BanDuration: 8:03

An introduction to using Fail2Ban on Linux.

Demo of Fail2BanDuration: 7:24

Demonstration of configuring and using Fail2Ban on Linux.

Meet the author

Jason Welsh

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Jason Welsh started experimenting with Linux back in 1994 when it was still packaged on floppy disks. Over the years, he has run just about every flavor of Linux there is as well as a few years trying out FreeBSD.

He has been administering Solaris and Linux systems professionally since around 2003, supporting everything from Linux running on the server hardware to storage to VPNs and firewalls. He’s always on the lookout for new and exciting things to try out in his home lab, which runs a Proxmox server. He’s tolerant of all Linux distributions, but the current favorite is Arch or Manjaro Linux.

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