This video provides an overview of fundamental concepts in network traffic analysis.
- [Instructor] Let's take a closer look at … how network traffic is generated. … A big part of a network forensics investigation … is traffic analysis. … A clear understanding of how a packet travels … from it's source to a destination is a must … for network forensics specialists … because they often have to trace attack packets … to their sources. … We say that assault application is a network application … when it relies on a computer network to function properly. … Take a web browser, it's useless … without Internet connectivity. … When an end user types a URL and presses enter, … the web browser passes the information … to the operating system or OS of it's host. … Before handing the raw user input to the OS, … by putting it into a specific format and by adding … more information, the web browser turns it into … a HyperText Transfer Protocol or HTTP request. … Each type of Network Applications … use different different rules of engagement … when communicating with each other. … Which are referred to as protocols. …
- Goals of network forensics
- Using a syslog and Microsoft Log Parser
- Investigating network traffic
- How protocol analysis works
- ARP and DNS poisoning
- Working with network forensics tools
- Using packet sniffers
Skill Level Intermediate
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What you should know2m 11s
1. Understanding Network Forensics
2. Preparing for a Network Forensics Investigation
3. Investigating Network Events
4. Investigating Network Traffic
5. Network Forensics Tools
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