Virtual Workshop

Ansible Security Automation Workshop

September 23, 20209:00 AM - 1:00 PM(GMT-07:00) Pacific Time (US & Canada)

Who is this workshop best for?

The workshop is intended as an introductory course for Ansible® Security Automation designed for people who want to learn how Ansible can be leveraged in security environments. The intended audience is technical professionals in automation (part of a cross-functional team or supporting other vertical teams in their company), security operations and vulnerability management. There is no previous knowledge about Ansible required to access this workshop, though it certainly helps.


This workshop shows, step by step, how you can reach this goal using Ansible to orchestrate three investigation and response activities involving multiple security tools -  an enterprise firewall (CheckPoint Next Generation Firewall), an intrusion detection system (Snort) and a SIEM (IBM QRadar).


  • Introduction to Ansible Security Automation
  • Understanding Ansible modules, tasks & playbooks
  • Using Ansible with security tools:
    • Check Point NGFW
    • Snort IDS
    • IBM QRadar
  • Automating Popular Security Use Cases:
    • Investigation Enrichment
    • Threat hunting
    • Incident response




Virtual workshop details:

Date: September 23, 2020

Time: 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. PDT

Any questions? Please email

Introduction & settle-in  
8:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. -- MORNING SESSIONS
  • Introduction to Ansible
  • Running Ad-hoc Commands
  • Writing Your First Playbook
  • Using Variables
  • Conditionals, Handlers and Loops
  • Building Templates
  • Roles
12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. -- LUNCH  
1:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. -- AFTERNOON SESSIONS
  • Introduction to Tower
  • Inventories
  • Credentials
  • Ad-Hoc commands
  • Projects
  • Job Templates
  • Using the Survey Feature
  • Role Based Access Control
  • Workflows

Red Hat Tower
100 E Davie Street
Raleigh, North Carolina  27061

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