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Mastering Network Forensics: A practical approach to investigating and defending against network attacks

  • Length: 372 pages
  • Edition: 1
  • Publisher:
  • Publication Date: 2024-02-28
  • ISBN-10: 9355516916
  • ISBN-13: 9789355516916

Learn to decode the Cyber Mysteries by Mastering Network Forensics

Key Features

  • Master all essential network forensics topics with in-depth coverage.
  • Learn from real-world examples and detailed case studies.
  • Gain hands-on experience with network forensic tools and techniques.


Network forensics is a rapidly growing field with a high demand for skilled professionals. This book provides a comprehensive guide on the subject, covering everything from the fundamentals to advanced topics such as malware analysis and cyber attack investigation.

Written by a seasoned expert with over 15 years of experience, this hands-on guide includes practical exercises in offensive security, Windows internals, reverse engineering, and cyber forensics. The book begins with the basics of network forensics, including concepts like digital evidence, network traffic analysis, and log analysis. It teaches you how to identify intrusion attempts, mitigate cyber incidents, and investigate complex cyber attacks. As you progress through the book, you will learn more advanced topics such as malware analysis, reverse engineering, and memory forensics. You will also learn how to use network forensics tools and techniques to investigate real-world incidents. This book concludes with a discussion of the career opportunities available in network forensics and teaches you how to find a job in the field and develop your skills.

Overall, this book is an excellent resource for anyone interested in learning about network forensics.

What you will learn

  • Analyze network traffic using protocols and deep packet analysis techniques.
  • Explore the realm of wireless forensics and respond to wireless network incidents.
  • Decrypt TLS communication to gain visibility into encrypted data.
  • Demystify service and protocol abuse and decode exploit kits through simulations.
  • Learn automation techniques to streamline network forensics processes.
  • Track down malware and investigate ransomware attacks for mitigation.

Who this book is for

This book is ideal for network security professionals, cybersecurity analysts, forensic investigators, and incident responders seeking to specialize in network forensics.

Table of Contents

1. Foundations of Network Forensics

2. Protocols and Deep Packet Analysis

3. Flow Analysis versus Packet Analysis

4. Conducting Log Analysis

5. Wireless Forensics

6. TLS Decryption and Visibility

7. Demystifying Covert Channels

8. Analyzing Exploit Kits

9. Automating Network Forensics

10. Backtracking Malware

11. Investigating Ransomware Attacks

12. Investigating Command and Control Systems

13. Investigating Attacks on Email Servers

14. Investigating Web Server Attacks

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