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Advanced Cyber Defense Analysis with Wireshark

by Sean Wilkins

As a member of the security team, you will need to have the skills required to help with mitigating potential attacks. This course will prepare you to use the Wireshark utility to help in this mitigation.

What you'll learn

As a member of the security team, it will be useful to know the capabilities of the Wireshark utility and how it can be used to extend your capabilities as a network engineer. In this course, Advanced Cyber Defense Analysis with Wireshark, you’ll go over several methods of using Wireshark that will enable you as a network engineer/consultant to mitigate attacks and perform advanced network analysis. First, you’ll learn how to validate the performance of a firewall and its rule sets. Next, you’ll explore how to investigate unsecure protocols and their traffic. Finally, you’ll discover how to extract objects from common protocols and export them. Upon completion of this course, you’ll have the skills and knowledge required to utilize Wireshark for firewall validation, unsecure protocol analysis, and object extraction.

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About the author

Sean Wilkins, with over two decades of experience in the IT industry, serves as a distinguished networking consultant and contributor at Tech Building Blocks. His professional journey spans multiple prominent enterprises, underlining his extensive field expertise. Sean's credentials include esteemed certifications from Cisco (CCNP/CCDP), Microsoft (MCSE), and CompTIA (A+ and Network+). Academically, he has achieved a Master’s of Science in Information Technology, specializing in Network Architec... more

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