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Course Description

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.

Learning Objectives

  • 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

Framework Connections

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.