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Learn Network Traffic Analysis for Incident Response

Learn about network traffic analysis tools and techniques and the valuable data that can be extracted from your network traffic.

9 courses  //   48 videos  //   14 hours of training

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Network Traffic Analysis for Incident Response training

Learn about the tools and techniques used for analyzing traffic passing over the network. This learning path covers identification and analysis of benign and malicious traffic, examples and case studies of extracting intelligence from traffic data, considerations when building a network monitoring program, and techniques for collecting and analyzing traffic data.

Learning path components

Network Traffic Analysis for Incident Response Skill Assessment
Assessment
Network Traffic Analysis for Incident Response Skill Assessment

Network Traffic Analysis for Incident Response Skill Assessment

See how your Network Traffic Analysis for Incident Response skills stack up against other professionals in your field.

Number of questions: 20

Network Traffic Analysis for Incident Response Project
Practice Exam
Network Traffic Analysis for Incident Response Project

Network Traffic Analysis for Incident Response Project

In this project, you will need to apply your knowledge and use common network traffic analysis tools to solve multiple challenges. Each challenge involves examining a network traffic capture file containing evidence of malicious activity, such as malware infection, data exfiltration and C2 (command-and-control) communications. You’ll need to find leaked credentials, analyze an attempted DDoS attack, extract files from captures and even more.

Number of questions: 7

Network Traffic Analysis Cyber Range
Cyber Range
Network Traffic Analysis Cyber Range

Network Traffic Analysis Cyber Range

Gain practical experience and develop your real-world network traffic analysis skills as you progress through the labs in the Network Traffic Analysis Cyber Range.

10 labs
2 hours of training

Introduction to Network Traffic Analysis
Course
Introduction to Network Traffic Analysis

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

Fundamentals of Networking
Course
Fundamentals of Networking

Fundamentals of Networking

This course covers the fundamentals of networking and the purposes of various low-level and high-level networking protocols.

1 video
57 minutes of training

Hands-On Traffic Analysis in Wireshark
Course
Hands-On Traffic Analysis in Wireshark

Hands-On Traffic Analysis in Wireshark

This course provides an introduction to Wireshark and an analysis of some common protocols in Wireshark.

14 videos
105 minutes of training

Alternatives to Wireshark
Course
Alternatives to Wireshark

Alternatives to Wireshark

This course demonstrates some of the features of tools other than Wireshark for network traffic analysis.

3 videos
31 minutes of training

Network Traffic Intelligence Collection
Course
Network Traffic Intelligence Collection

Network Traffic Intelligence Collection

This course demonstrates tools and techniques for extracting useful intelligence from a network traffic capture.

8 videos
105 minutes of training

Common Network Threats
Course
Common Network Threats

Common Network Threats

This course demonstrates how scanning, data exfiltration, DDoS attacks and attacks against IoT devices can appear in network traffic.

5 videos
83 minutes of training

Traffic Analysis Case Studies
Course
Traffic Analysis Case Studies

Traffic Analysis Case Studies

This course provides four demonstrations of analysis of network traffic from different malware types.

4 videos
66 minutes of training

Data Collection for Network Traffic Analysis
Course
Data Collection for Network Traffic Analysis

Data Collection for Network Traffic Analysis

This course discusses the considerations and available technologies for developing a network traffic analysis program.

4 videos
60 minutes of training

Data Analysis for Network Traffic Analysis
Course
Data Analysis for Network Traffic Analysis

Data Analysis for Network Traffic Analysis

This course covers the fundamentals of connection and statistical and event-based analysis of network traffic data.

8 videos
142 minutes of training

 

What you’ll learn.

  • Using tools like Wireshark for network analysis
  • Extracting data from a network capture file
  • Identifying common threats, such as DDoS attacks and data exfiltration
  • Methods for collecting and analyzing network data

Who is this for?

This skill path is designed for:

  • Network administrators
  • System administrators
  • Incident analysts
  • Incident responders
  • Anyone interested in learning about network traffic analysis

Network Traffic Analysis Cyber Range

This cyber range allows you to learn and practice useful skills related to analyzing network traffic. You will work with Terminal Shark (TShark), Scapy and other tools to identify common network protocols, examine malware communications, extract transmitted files, filter output to display specific information, view communication statistics and much more. The labs in this range involve examining network capture files as well as capturing live traffic.

 

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