In an eavesdropping attack, attackers snoop on network communications, overhearing information that they might not be authorized to see. Learn about the various types of eavesdropping attacks that malicious individuals might use to jeopardize the confidentiality of information.
- [Instructor] In some cases an attacker…can gain physical or logical access to the network,…and eavesdrop on communications between two systems.…These attacks can be especially dangerous,…because they allow the attacker…to potentially decrypt encrypted communications…and view confidential information…without the sender's knowledge or consent.…All eavesdropping attacks require some compromise…of the communications path between a client…and a server.…This might include tapping into a network device or cable…or conducting a DNS or ARP poisoning attack…to trick a system into sending traffic…directly to an attacker…instead of the intended recipient.…
Let's look at two attacks based upon eavesdropping,…man in the middle attacks and replay attacks.…Here's how most people imagine…web communication takes place.…The user running a web browser…initiates a connection to a server…located somewhere off in a data center.…The reality is that those communications travel…over many network connections along the way.…Any one of the devices in the middle…
Learn about communication and networking best practices, including TCP/IP networking, network security devices, and secure network design and management. Instructor and cybersecurity expert Mike Chapple also includes coverage of converged protocols, network encryption, and wireless networking. You can find Mike's companion study books for this series at the Sybex test prep site and review the complete CISSP Body of Knowledge at https://www.isc2.org/cissp-domains/default.aspx.
- IP addressing
- Switches and routers
- Content distribution networks
- Designing secure networks
- Specialized networking
- Managing secure networks
- Working with virtualized networks like SDNs
- Detecting and preventing network attaches
- Transport encryption
- Wireless networking
- Host security
Skill Level Advanced
CISSP Cert Prep: 2 Asset Security (2015)with Mike Chapple58m 11s Advanced
1. TCP/IP Networking
2. Network Security Devices
3. Designing Secure Networks
4. Specialized Networking
5. Secure Network Management
6. Virtualized Networks
Port isolation1m 47s
7. Network Attacks
8. Transport Encryption
9. Wireless Networking
10. Host Security
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