Author(s): Pentester Academy
Pentester Academy – Log File Analysis (BS EXCLUSIVE)
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This course teaches students how to analyse logs effectively using tools already available to you. The students will be taught how to analyse logs using Python, Powershell and Bash. Using real world examples, you will see how suspicious activity can be inferred from the logs by looking at various parameters.
Students will be introduced to analysis of Apache, Cisco, IIS and Windows event logs.
A non exhaustive list of topics covered:
Analysing Cisco and Apache logs using Linux Commands
Using cat and grep to get important information
How to use awk to analyse logs
Using sed, sort and uniq to extract important metrics
Using Python for Log Analysis
Basics of Python
Reading logs using Python
Parsing read logs.
Utilising Powershell for Windows Log Analysis
Basics of Powershell
Dumping Event Logs with Powershell
Log Analysis with Powershell
Intrusion Analysis using Powershell
Looking for suspicious data in logs
Searching for important keywords in event logs