Wireshark Network Security

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Learn
  • Familiarize yourself with the robust features offered by Wireshark
  • Use the powerful command-line utilities shipped with Wireshark
  • Analyze numerous threats to network security using Wireshark
  • Investigate attacks performed using popular security tools such as Nmap, Nessus, Metasploit, and more
  • Solve real-world CTF challenges using Wireshark
  • Create your own security-related profile in Wireshark
  • Configure Wireshark for effective network troubleshooting
  • Get accustomed to common scenarios faced by security analysts
  • Analyze malware traffic successfully by using Wireshark
  • Unearth anomalies hampering the speed of network communications
About

Wireshark is the world's foremost network protocol analyzer for network analysis and troubleshooting.

This book will walk you through exploring and harnessing the vast potential of Wireshark, the world's foremost network protocol analyzer.

The book begins by introducing you to the foundations of Wireshark and showing you how to browse the numerous features it provides. You'll be walked through using these features to detect and analyze the different types of attacks that can occur on a network. As you progress through the chapters of this book, you'll learn to perform sniffing on a network, analyze clear-text traffic on the wire, recognize botnet threats, and analyze Layer 2 and Layer 3 attacks along with other common hacks.

By the end of this book, you will be able to fully utilize the features of Wireshark that will help you securely administer your network.

Features
  • Make the most of Wireshark by breezing through all its features and analyzing network security threats
  • Full of scenarios faced by security analysts along with comprehensive solutions
  • Packed with step-by-step instructions to walk you through the capabilities of Wireshark
Page Count 138
Course Length 4 hours 8 minutes
ISBN 9781784393335
Date Of Publication 28 Jul 2015

Authors

Piyush Verma

Piyush Verma currently serves as a senior security analyst at NII Consulting, India, and enjoys hacking his way into organizations (legally) and fixing the vulnerabilities encountered. He strongly values hands-on experience over certifications; however, here are a few certifications he has earned so far: OSCP, CEH, CHFI, CCNA Security, and CompTIA Security+. He is a highly sought-after professional speaker and has delivered security training to folks working in public, private, and "secret" sectors. He can be contacted at https://in.linkedin.com/in/infosecpiyushverma.