Network Basics

A look at network basics for the computer forensics investigator.

4 videos  //  26 minutes of training

Course description

This course describes what a network is, how it functions, what IP addresses are and an IP address’s function on the network. This course also explores what a MAC address is and why it is vital to network forensics. Internet protocols are also covered.

Course syllabus

Definition of a Network and How It WorksDuration: 4:52

In this module you'll explore the definition of a network and how it works.

IP and Mac AddressesDuration: 4:43

In this module you'll learn about IP and MAC addresses.

Internet ProtocolsDuration: 9:04

In this module you'll take a look at the Internet Protocol.

The OSI ModelDuration: 7:07

In this module we'll explore the OSI model.

Meet the author

Denise Duffy

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In addition to being an Infosec instructor, Denise Duffy teaches computer forensics worldwide to European law enforcement through the European Anti-Fraud Office. During her 25-year career at the Middletown Police Department, Denise underwent extensive training in specialized computer and mobile device forensics, including widespread access data courses, multiple IACIS trainings, U.S. Secret Service Training at the National Computer Forensics Institute, BlackBag Technologies Training, many National White Collar Crime (NW3C) courses, an X-Ways online course and considerable Internet Crimes Against Children Training (ICAC) courses. Denise currently holds the following certifications: CFCE (Certified Forensic Computer Examiner), CCFE (Certified Computer Forensics Examiner), CMFE (Certified Mobile Forensics Examiner) and CEH (Certified Ethical Hacker). She is most proud of her two sons who joined the U.S. Military, as Denise is a Desert Shield/Desert Storm veteran herself.

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