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Introduction to Network Traffic Analysis

This course provides an introduction to network traffic analysis and describes its primary applications.

1 video  //  41 minutes of training

Course description

Start out on this learning path by taking a look at what network traffic analysis is and some of its major applications. This course describes network traffic analysis and discusses its applications for monitoring the functionality of networked systems and performing incident response investigations.

Course syllabus

Introduction to Network Traffic AnalysisDuration: 41:08

Defines network traffic analysis and describes its uses for network functionality monitoring and incident response.

Meet the author

Howard Poston


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 or via his website at

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$599 / license

Annually. Includes all content plus team admin and reporting.