Training

Get trained by the people that develop Suricata! In 2014, we started with a brand new training curriculum. Learn how to install, upgrade and operate Suricata in our very hands-on training session. Learn IDS and rule/signature basics, performance analysis & tuning, and basic debugging.

The curriculum has been updated to cover Suricata 4.0.

 Goals

  • Install and Use Suricata
  • Learn the basics of Suricata Rules
  • Work to tune Suricata for your environment(s)
  • Discover intrusions and other unwanted activity
  • Introduce key next steps in using Suricata effectively

Online Training

In cooperation with Applied Network Defense the OISF offers an online training. See this page for more information and to sign up:

https://www.networkdefense.io/library/intrusion-detection-with-suricata/61181/about/

 Public Training Events

  • SuriCon 2018 2 day user training in Vancouver,  Canada November 2018
    • Date to be announced
    • Conference attendees receive a 20% discount
  • SuriCon 2018 2 day “sigdev” rule writing training in Vancouver,  Canada November 2018
    • Date to be announced
    • Conference attendees receive a 20% discount
  • See https://suricata_events.eventbrite.com for all events

If your company in interested in hosting a public training session, please contact us!

Dedicated Training Events

In addition to the public events, it’s also possible to do on-site training. Please contact us if you’re interested in an on-site training.

Requirements

To participate, make sure you bring a laptop:

  • Able to connect to our private wifi setup
  • With a SSH client installed

Frequently Asked Questions

  • What will happen to the revenue of these training events?
    • After subtracting the cost for the events themselves, all proceeds will go to Suricata development.
  • What is the difference between the 1 and 2-day events?
    • In the 2-day event, we will go much more in-depth, especially about high-performance tuning and rule writing.

This page will be updated with new training events.