Setup IDS at Home- Security Onion 2020

Security Onion is probably the best IDS tool any InfoSec analyst can familiarize themselves with.  It has a load of open-source tools that every organizations should have deployed in some form. Whether it’s snort IPS, Zeek IDS, OSSEC HID or using Security Onion to search your logs in Elasticsearch, you can easily deploy and start … Continue reading "Setup IDS at Home- Security Onion 2020"

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Setup Port Mirroring and VLANs at Home- Managed Switch

A switch capable of port mirroring and VLAN tagging is an essential purchase for every home lab. For your home IDS to work, you’ll need to mirror network traffic traversing the switch to a dedicated port. This switch port should be connected to a NIC dedicated as the sniffing interface for your IDS. In future … Continue reading "Setup Port Mirroring and VLANs at Home- Managed Switch"

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