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Home Lab: Enabling and Configuring Threat Intelligence and Detections

This is part four of a four-part series on how to set up your own home lab with ELK. Read part one, part two, and part three.

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Home Lab: Ingesting Data with Agent and Fleet

This is part three of a four-part series on how to set up your own home lab with ELK. Read part one and part two.

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Home Lab: SIEM and Security Features

This is part two of a four-part series on how to set up your own home lab with ELK. Read part one.

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How to Set Up Your Own Home Lab with ELK

Note: This is a guide that I wrote for my own home lab setup. It is not using the latest version of ELK, and there are many other great ways to get an ELK stack set up using Docker, prebuilt virtual machines (VMs), and many other great projects.

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Meet the Level Effect Instructors: Rob Noeth

Level Effect stands out from other cybersecurity training providers because of the instructors.

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A Final Word From the English Major

There’s been a mighty disturbance in the force—one that evades all logic, all sensible happenings, and the boundary between fact and fiction. The universe has stopped dead in its tracks, questioning its own methods in the differentiation between the...

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Meet Our Summer 2022 Scholarship Recipients, Nikolas Dutra and Christina McCurdy

We're thrilled to introduce our Summer 2022 scholarship recipients: Nikolas Dutra and Christina McCurdy!

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4 Tips to Develop Good Study Habits

Studying is an art as much as it is a science.

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Meet Our Spring 2022 Open Doors Scholarship Recipient: James McGrenera

Our Open Doors Scholarship recipient for our Spring 2022 Cohort was James McGrenera! Now that this cohort is wrapping up their journey, we wanted to ask James about his experience so far—and his plans for the future.

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How to Ace Your Cybersecurity Job Interview

You did it—after applications (and rejections), you’ve finally landed that interview you’ve been hoping for.

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