This course provides the knowledge and skills students need to capture selected traffic on a data network and conduct a preliminary analysis of the data. Students learn to plan the event, assess the network, place the sensor, capture the data, and then begin to analyze it. Wireless monitoring and legal aspects of network monitoring are also covered.
Explain how to monitor traffic on a network in a lawful manner
Explain network monitoring and reporting
Plan for a network monitoring event
Assess a network, and configure and place a network monitoring sensor
Acquire specific network data
Analyze previously captured data
Explain a network monitoring system in a wireless environment
The materials within this course focus on the Knowledge Skills and Abilities (KSAs) identified within the Specialty Areas listed below. Click to view Specialty Area details within the interactive National Cybersecurity Workforce Framework.