Class Details

Price: $1,950

Course Includes: 

  • Instructor-led training 
  • Course exercises and labs
  • Training manual 
  • Notepad, pen, highlighter
  • Course retake option 
  • Full breakfast in the morning with bagels, fruit, yogurt, doughnuts and juice 
  • Assortment of beverages including coffee, tea, soda, filtered water and juice
  • Fresh baked cookies in the afternoon *only at participating locations 

Through lecture and hands-on exercises, the Network Intrusion Detection course covers the topic completely. Lessons address detection evaluation, analysis and situation handling. Theories involved in understanding hackers, intelligence gathering and coordinated attacks are also discussed. Finally, students look into an arsenal of preventative and aggressive security measures. 

This training is most ideal for security analysts, as this course will put students in full control of their network's security. 

For group training options, please call us at (240) 667-7757 or email

Course Outline

Module 1: Data

  • Sensors and Detectors
  • Network Sensors
  • Host and Service Sensors: Logging Traffic at the Source
  • Data Storage for Analysis: Relational Databases, Big Data, Other Options

Module 2: Tools

  • The SiLK Suite
  • Lab 1: Using the SiLK Suite
  • An Introduction to R for Security Analysts
  • Classification and Event Tools: IDS, AV, and SEM
  • Lab 2: Using Event Tools
  • Reference and Lookup
  • Lab 3: Finding out who Someone is
  • More Tools

Module 3: Analytics

  • Exploratory Data Analysis and Visualization
  • Lab 4: Data Analysis and Visualization
  • On Fumbling
  • Lab 5: Fumbling
  • Volume and Time Analysis
  • Graph Analysis
  • Application Identification
  • Network Mapping
  • Lab 6: Mapping