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Learning Network Forensics

By : Samir Datt
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Learning Network Forensics

By: Samir Datt

Overview of this book

We live in a highly networked world. Every digital device—phone, tablet, or computer is connected to each other, in one way or another. In this new age of connected networks, there is network crime. Network forensics is the brave new frontier of digital investigation and information security professionals to extend their abilities to catch miscreants on the network. The book starts with an introduction to the world of network forensics and investigations. You will begin by getting an understanding of how to gather both physical and virtual evidence, intercepting and analyzing network data, wireless data packets, investigating intrusions, and so on. You will further explore the technology, tools, and investigating methods using malware forensics, network tunneling, and behaviors. By the end of the book, you will gain a complete understanding of how to successfully close a case.
Table of Contents (17 chapters)
Learning Network Forensics
About the Author
About the Reviewers


Our journey into the realm of network forensics has begun. We started out by identifying the characteristics that would make us 007 in the network forensics world. This was followed by learning about the TAARA methodology for investigations. We also learned about the various threats to an enterprise while strengthening our technical fundamentals. By the end of the chapter, we deepened our understanding of network security as well as network forensics.

In the next chapter, we will learn how to identify the different sources of evidence that are essential for a network forensic investigation. We will also learn how to collect and safely handle the evidence. So...let's get started!!!