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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Intro to Security Analysis- Home Lab: SIEM, IDS & Threat Intel

I decided to write a series of articles detailing how you can practice the basic skills need to be an Information Security Analyst. If you’re looking to get into the InfoSec field, and blue team/threat hunting sounds interesting, these articles should guide you through setting up up your home IDS & Threat Intel lab. Every … Continue reading "Intro to Security Analysis- Home Lab: SIEM, IDS & Threat Intel"

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