Network Forensics (2020)

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The intent of the Network Forensics Knowledge Unit is to provide students with the ability apply forensics techniques to investigate and analyze network traffic.

Outcomes[edit]

To complete this KU, students should be able to:

  1. Describe the methodologies used in network forensics.
  2. Analyze and decipher network traffic, identify anomalous or malicious activity, and provide a summary of the effects on the system.

Topics[edit]

  1. Packet Capture and Analysis (Wifi, LAN)
  2. Intrusion Detection and Prevention
  3. Interlacing of device and network forensics
  4. Log-file Analysis
  5. Forensic Imaging and Analysis
  6. (must include hands-on activities)

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Further reading[edit]

Suggested textbooks[edit]

Davidoff, S. and Ham, J., 2012. Network forensics: tracking hackers through cyberspace. Upper Saddle River: Prentice hall.

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Reference ID[edit]

NWF