Effective Network analysis and Optimization encompasses the skills of not only capturing data, but also the ability to discern the key patterns hidden within the flood of network traffic. This course will provide the student with a set of investigate and analysis techniques focusing on the use of vendor-neutral, Open-Source Tools such as Wireshark to provide insight into the following areas:
– Specialized software configuration and packet capture techniques using Wireshark 3.0
– Behavior, analysis and threat recognition for a number of the standard user version 4 protocols including IP, DHCP, TCP, UDP, DNS, ICMP, ARP and common Internet based User Protocols such as HTTP / HTTP 2.0 / NNTP
– Specialized filtering and Analysis techniques including data traffic reconstruction and viewing
Real-World examples will be utilized throughout the course in conjunction with numerous hands-on exercises to provide field proven, practical analysis skills. Attendees will receive a student guide including numerous reference files and networking and forensics tools, as well as a library of reference documents.