Wireshark is probably the most commonly used tool for network traffic analysis and will be used throughout this learning path. This course introduces some of the useful features of Wireshark and shows what the protocols discussed in the previous course look like in practice and how the various layers work together to make networking possible.
Introduction to WiresharkDuration: 7:27
Provides a brief introduction to the packet capture and analysis tool Wireshark.
Features of WiresharkDuration: 26:22
A screen capture demonstrating some of the useful features of Wireshark.
IP DemoDuration: 11:58
Examination of IP packets in Wireshark.
TCP DemoDuration: 8:28
Examination of TCP packets in Wireshark.
UDP DemoDuration: 4:40
Examination of UDP packets in Wireshark.
ICMP DemoDuration: 3:36
Examination of ICMP packets in Wireshark.
ARP DemoDuration: 5:39
Examination of ARP packets in Wireshark.
DNS DemoDuration: 8:53
Examination of DNS packets in Wireshark.
FTP DemoDuration: 5:24
Examination of FTP packets in Wireshark.
HTTP DemoDuration: 7:11
Examination of HTTP packets in Wireshark.
IRC DemoDuration: 3:47
Examination of IRC packets in Wireshark.
SMTP DemoDuration: 4:49
Examination of SMTP packets in Wireshark.
SSH DemoDuration: 3:19
Examination of SSH packets in Wireshark.
TFTP DemoDuration: 3:46
Examination of TFTP packets in Wireshark.
Meet the author
Howard Poston is a cybersecurity researcher with a background in blockchain, cryptography and malware analysis. He has a master's degree in Cyber Operations from the Air Force Institute of Technology and two years of experience in cybersecurity research and development at Sandia National Labs. He currently works as a freelance consultant providing training and content creation for cyber and blockchain security. He can be reached by email at [email protected] or via his website at https://www.howardposton.com.
You're in good company
Infosec Skills is a very good place for building technical acumen and engineering development knowledge. It enables us to provide training to the entire team on relevant topics.
Romy Ricafort, West Division Senior Director of Sales Engineering
Comparing Infosec to other vendors is like comparing apples to oranges. My instructor was hands-down the best I've had.
James Coyle , Senior U.S. Public Sector Channel Sales Engineer
Train on your schedule
- 600+ courses
- 100s of hands-on labs and projects
- 70+ role-based learning paths
- Skill assessments
- Custom learning paths
- Custom certification practice exams
- Cloud-hosted cyber ranges
- Infosec peer community support
Infosec Skills Teams
- All Infosec Skills content for the year
- Team boot camp discounts — online or onsite (not included with subscription)
- Team administration and reporting
- Custom team learning paths
- Transferable licenses
- Dedicated client success manager
Award-winning training that you can trust
Best Software - Highest Satisfaction
Best IT Security-related Training Program
Best Cybersecurity Education Provider & Best Security Education Platform
Most Innovative Product - Cybersecurity Training for Infosec Professionals
Global Excellence - Cyber Security Education & Training
Exceptional learning experiences powered by LX Labs cyber expertise
Infosec Skills courses and labs are powered by LX Labs — our elite team of cyber SMEs, learning specialists and community of top-ranked security instructors, published authors and sought-after industry leaders. We rigorously vet all Infosec Skills training resources to guarantee they meet certification and compliance requirements and align with recognized guidelines like the NICE Cybersecurity Workforce Framework.