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.
About This Book
Who This Book Is For
If you are network administrator or a security analyst with an interest in using Wireshark for security analysis, then this is the book for you. Basic familiarity with common network and application services terms and technologies is assumed.
What You Will Learn